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Al-Qaida Says It Killed American Teacher In Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the killing of American teacher Joel Shrum. Thursday’s statement, which was posted on a militant website, accuses the 29-year-old native of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, of proselytizing in the mainly Muslim Arab nation. S…
U.S. Condemns Iranian Death Sentence For American
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration denied on Monday that an American man sentenced to death in Iran was a CIA spy, and sharply criticized the Islamic republic in Tehran for what it called a pattern of arresting innocent people for political reasons. White House spokesman Tommy Vietor …