|Lawyers in 9/11 at Gitmo case seek to question FBI
Lawyers for five men at the Guantanamo naval base in Cuba, who are charged in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, are seeking to question the FBI about an apparent investigation of defense team personnel in the case.
|Nigerian military says 121 kidnapped students freed
Nigeria's military on Wednesday said that all but eight of 129 female students who were kidnapped from a northeastern school by Islamic militants have been released.
|Sub makes another dive to search for Malaysian plane
The Bluefin 21 sub surfaced early for the second time in as many missions, this time after experiencing technical difficulties. It was sent back into the water after its data were downloaded but there's been no sign of the plane so far.
|If filed, Malaysia Airlines lawsuits may not get heard in US
Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger -- by taking the cases to U.S. courts. But past suits show that federal courts are more likely to throw the cases out.
|Judge sets two-week adjournment in Pistorius murder trial
The judge in the murder trial of former Olympic gold-medalist Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday, and resume early next month.
|Iran says it won't discuss missile program as part of deal
Iran's defense minister said Wednesday that Tehran will not discuss its ballistic missile program -- as part of ongoing talks with world powers on a final agreement to curb the Iranian nuclear program.
|US working on non-lethal aid package for Ukraine
U.S. officials say the Obama administration is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment.
|Police nab second-in-command in Mexico drug cartel
Mexican authorities said Wednesday that they have captured a man identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel.
|Mexico probes death of pregnant woman at clinic
Mexico's latest case of denial of medical care for poor and Indian women has resulted in the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child, investigative officials said Wednesday.
|US says Russia faces diplomacy or new sanctions
A senior U.S. official said high-stakes diplomatic meetings in Switzerland on Thursday, to try to ease burgeoning violence in eastern Ukraine, will mark Kiev's final attempt to engage with Russia before the West hits Moscow with more sanctions.