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National & World US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes (Video)
The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
National & World Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk
Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday in hopes of retaking the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.
National & World North Korea fires short-range missile into sea
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official said. It was the latest in a slew of weapons tests by Pyongyang, and came on the eve of the 61st anniversary of the signing of an armistice that ended the rivals' war.
National & World Carjacked vehicle hits crowd in Philadelphia, killing 3 kids Carjacked vehicle hits crowd in Philadelphia, killing 3 kids
Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand in Philadelphia on Friday, police said. Two children were killed, and three other people were critically injured.
National & World Jogger mauled to death by dogs in rural Michigan
The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a man as he jogged along a rural Michigan road could be charged after the attack, which was the third since 2012 involving canines from the same property, officials said.