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en-US Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:30:33 -0400 5 Yahoo News - Top Stories http://news.yahoo.com/topstories/ http://l.yimg.com/rz/d/yahoo_news_en-US_s_f_p_168x21_news.png At least 340 killed in Yemen's week-long fighting<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/yemen-shiite-rebels-rout-islamist-allied-general-112116715.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/afFHKJXPEN0HzFt2GoIsvw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/a3de6d4a2f1f5225600f6a7067005ae4.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen&#039;s top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)" align="left" title="A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen&#039;s top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)" border="0" /></a>SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Shiite militia that overran the Yemeni capital sized tanks and armored vehicles from military headquarters on Monday and raided the home of a long-time archenemy, a powerful army general and Sunni tribal leader, as officials reported that a week of fierce fighting in the city has killed at least 340 people.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • At least 340 killed in Yemen's week-long fighting
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/yemen-shiite-rebels-rout-islamist-allied-general-112116715.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/afFHKJXPEN0HzFt2GoIsvw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/a3de6d4a2f1f5225600f6a7067005ae4.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen&#039;s top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)" align="left" title="A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen&#039;s top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)" border="0" /></a>SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Shiite militia that overran the Yemeni capital sized tanks and armored vehicles from military headquarters on Monday and raided the home of a long-time archenemy, a powerful army general and Sunni tribal leader, as officials reported that a week of fierce fighting in the city has killed at least 340 people.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Concern over McIlroy, McDowell more about results
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/concern-over-mcilroy-mcdowell-more-results-152020942.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Gv_UoFjEKZiXIgpcwmafgQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/9e10f60954256e25600f6a7067001d2f.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="U.S. Ryder Cup team captain Tom Watson, right, and European Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinley shake hands by the trophy at the end of a press conference for the golf tournament in Gleneagles, Scotland, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The U.S. team arrived for the Ryder Cup Monday, with the tournament starting on Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)" align="left" title="U.S. Ryder Cup team captain Tom Watson, right, and European Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinley shake hands by the trophy at the end of a press conference for the golf tournament in Gleneagles, Scotland, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The U.S. team arrived for the Ryder Cup Monday, with the tournament starting on Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)" border="0" /></a>GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/syria-vote-isnt-last-word-congress-war-072837644--politics.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/twuuzWHGGDyvtXjIH1thqg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/0932c1f752006425600f6a7067001c67.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this July 29, 2014, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, left, D-N.J., talks with ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez and Corker say they&#039;ll draft a bill in the lame-duck session repealing what they call outdated authorizations for the use of force and replace them with a new one. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this July 29, 2014, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, left, D-N.J., talks with ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez and Corker say they&#039;ll draft a bill in the lame-duck session repealing what they call outdated authorizations for the use of force and replace them with a new one. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)" border="0" /></a>WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama&#039;s Mideast war strategy isn&#039;t in the clear yet in Congress.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Report: Kansas Senate challenger's assets top $21M
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The independent candidate trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas says he owns assets worth between $21.5 million and $86 million.
  • 9 Marquez e-books coming out in English
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/9-marquez-e-books-coming-english-135213362.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/wmTL9QX.4gEOJUIgr_ZVSg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/c78940de54606f25600f6a706700198d.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="In this 2003 photo released by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, appears in Monterrey, Mexico. E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez&#039;s best known work, including the novel &quot;Love in the Time of Cholera,&quot; are coming out for the first time in English. The Penguin Random House imprints Vintage Books and Vintage Espanol announced Monday that nine English-language e-books will be published Oct. 15. (AP Photo/Andres Reyes, FNPI)" align="left" title="In this 2003 photo released by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, appears in Monterrey, Mexico. E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez&#039;s best known work, including the novel &quot;Love in the Time of Cholera,&quot; are coming out for the first time in English. The Penguin Random House imprints Vintage Books and Vintage Espanol announced Monday that nine English-language e-books will be published Oct. 15. (AP Photo/Andres Reyes, FNPI)" border="0" /></a>NEW YORK (AP) — E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez&#039;s best known work, including the novel &quot;Love in the Time of Cholera,&quot; are coming out for the first time in English.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Germany asks soldiers to volunteer to fight Ebola
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister is asking for volunteers from the country's military to staff a clinic it plans to set up in West Africa, where the deadly Ebola disease has claimed more than 2,600 lives.
  • Syria Kurds battle jihadist advance as thousands flee
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/more-100-000-syrian-kurds-flee-turkey-073534679.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/73e3NFjfygWDxQOAerFS3A--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/9d99a54ca7d750bb1534aa8f062ca7c32e3e876e.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A Syrian Kurdish girl crosses the border between Turkey and Syria near Suruc in Turkey&#039;s Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014" align="left" title="A Syrian Kurdish girl crosses the border between Turkey and Syria near Suruc in Turkey&#039;s Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014" border="0" /></a>MURSITPINAR (Turkey) (AFP) - Kurdish militia fought to defend a key border town in northern Syria on Monday after 130,000 terrified residents fled to Turkey to escape an advance by Islamic State fighters.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland
    GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution.
  • Australia says jets to help with air strikes against Islamic State
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Australia's defense minister David Johnston said on Monday during a visit to Baghdad that his country's fighter jets will play a part in U.S.-led air strikes on Islamic State positions in Iraq. Johnston told reporters that up to eight Super Hornet aircraft will participate in a U.S.-led coalition "delivering air strikes to degrade, disrupt and ultimately seek to destroy ISIL (Islamic State)". Australian Special Forces will be serving as advisers to Iraqi forces, Johnston said after a meeting with Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ...
  • Algerian army says top Al-Qaida militant killed
    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's Defense Ministry says army forces have ambushed and killed a top militant with links to Al-Qaida.

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