The circumstances of the explosion that all but leveled the site in the port city of Hodeida were not clear. With the aid of elite military units, the insurgents seized the capital, Sana, last September and recently had been closing in on the port city of Aden, the country's commercial hub.
Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he won't sign a religious freedom bill that his state's legislature sent to him on Tuesday. Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said Tuesday that the Indiana law 'flies in the face of the kinds of values that people all across the country strongly support.'
The SUV was driving northbound on U.S. 41 at about 2:30 a.m. ET when it crossed the median and southbound lanes, crashed through a fence and barreled into the back of a residence at a mobile home park, Palmetto Police said. "It was like a big boom," he said.
"Star Trek" actor George Takei on Twitter: "Outraged over Indiana Freedom to Discriminate law, signed today. LGBTs aren't 2nd class citizens. #BoycottIndiana #Pence" The band Wilco tweeted: "We're canceling our 5/7 show in Indianapolis. 'Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act' feels like thinly disguised legal discrimination."
Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari praised his defeated rival Goodluck Jonathan for overseeing smooth elections and said his victory over the incumbent president in Sunday's vote signaled a new era of democracy and reconciliation for Africa's most populous country.
On Tuesday, Judge Mindy Glazer set 19-year Anthony Rodriguez's bond at $150,000 and said funds used to post bail must come from legal sources. During the deal gunfire broke out and Jean Wabafiyyebazy and Wright were killed, Rodriguez was wound in the arm.
Christian Englander was charged with suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery for throwing the piece of fruit at the comedian , which ended up hitting him in the leg.
All three died quickly of smoke inhalation, and there was no sign of trauma other than burns and soot from the Monday blaze in Youngstown, said Dr. Joseph Ohr of the Mahoning County coroner's office.
Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada -- and the outlook isn't good. The snowpack has been in decline since electronic measurements on Dec. 30 found the statewide snow water equivalent at 50 percent of the historical average for that date.
The noose has since been removed, but photos taken have prompted outage social media. This incident prompted president Richard Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth to send an e-mail to students with an affirmation of the university's commitment to racial equity.
The monthlong offensive to retake Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein some 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, is the biggest victory yet for Iraq since the extremists' campaign last summer.
The family behind an Indiana pizzeria has said the new law allows them to refuse service to gay couples. 'If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide them pizzas for a wedding, we would have to say no,' O'Connor told WBND. While Memories Pizza said they wouldn't cater a gay wedding, they did want to point out they would not deliberately turn away same-sex or a non-Christian couple if they chose to come and eat at the restaurant.