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State media: Suicide car bomber kills 3 at Hezbollah checkpoint in east Lebanon

BEIRUT –  Lebanon’s state media says that three people were killed in a suicide car bombing at a checkpoint manned by the Shiite Hezbollah militia. The NNA news agency said the bomber detonated his explosives-rigged vehicle on Saturday [...]

Ebola health workers attacked at burial in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone –  A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital. Sgt. Edward Momoh Brima Lahai said there was a confrontation [...]

Investigators at loss to explain crash of Air Algerie jet that killed 116

Bernard Boudaille, right, from France’s accident investigation authority, BEA, during a news conference in Bamako, Mali, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed everyone on board [...]

Egypt court sentences 5 to death, 2 to life in prison for terrorism-related charges

CAIRO –  Egypt’s state news agency says a Cairo court has convicted and sentenced five people to death on charges of forming a terrorist group and attacking a church, killing one policeman. MENA said the court Saturday sentenced two [...]

Diplomats: Iran receptive to new US nuke talks proposal on enrichment program

UNITED NATIONS –  Diplomats say Iran and six world powers have started discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran’s uranium enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium. The talks are stalled over [...]

Mehta: Dawan Landry is Rex Ryan’s safety net

Robert Sabo/New York Daily News Dawan Landry, at 31, is the most experienced player in the secondary for Rex Ryan. Long ago, the O.G. was a left-handed dual-threat quarterback, who conjured up images of another athletic [...]

Drops have fan-favorite Victor Cruz feeling the boos

Alex Goodlett/Getty Images Victor Cruz has been targeted 16 by Eli Manning this season but has only caught seven passes in the Giants’ first two games. He once reveled in all [...]

Inside the Playbook: Texans at Giants

Peter Morgan/AP Jason Pierre-Paul says ‘nothing concerns me’ about the Texans’ offense. TEXANS at GIANTS at METLIFE STADIUM WHEN: 1 p.m. LINE: [...]

Vacchiano: Make no mistake, this is a must-win for Giants

Robert Sabo/New York Daily News The Giants don’t want to part ways with Tom Coughlin, but another 0-3 start (or worse) could force the hands of John Mara and Steve Tisch. There [...]

Scientist: I found evidence of Bigfoot in Russia

Rhettman Mullis, seen in an Aug. 5, 2014 photo, is another researcher who co-authored a study analyzing hair from presumed Sasquatches, yetis, and other hairy humanoids. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mark Harrison) People in the [...]