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Stories with subject: Political assassinations
  • Yemen: Al-Qaida militants kill deputy governor 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:50 am
  • SANAA, Yemen - A Yemeni security official says suspected al-Qaida militants have assassinated the deputy governor of a southern province.

  • SD jury sentences man to death in carjack killing 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:07 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to death by a jury on Monday for killing a South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama.

  • AP Interview: Tunisia premier wants to fix economy 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:59 am
  • TUNIS, Tunisia - Ahead of his Friday meeting with President Barack Obama, Tunisia's interim prime minister says the government at last has a handle on extremism and the transition to democracy is back on track. Now, he says, it's time to fix the faltering economy.

  • Man who shot at White House sentenced to 25 years 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:03 pm
  • WASHINGTON - An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.