Boko Haram issues new threat against Niger, Chad

ckr Mobile More⋁ YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram on Monday threatened neighboring countries Niger and Chad, warning the fighters were prepared to carry out suicide bombings in the countries sending troops to help fight the militants. The warning came as leaders from Niger and other countries in the region gathered […]

Federal judge stalls Obama’s executive action on immigration A federal judge in South Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s decision comes after a hearing in Brownsville in January and puts on hold Obama’s […]

Woman wakes up from coma 4 hours before life support was to be turned off

Miracle for Nebraska family as grandmother of 5 faces long recovery — and life without hands or feet A Nebraska woman who had her hands and feet amputated after suffering a sudden bacterial infection is in “surprisingly good spirits,” her family says. And she’s lucky to be alive. Last month, Teri Roberts, a 56-year-old wife, […]