April 3rd, 2010
10:04 PM ET

Egyptian publisher, ElBaradei supporter is detained

An Egyptian publisher who recently released a book calling for political change in the country was arrested at his Cairo home Saturday, and copies of the book, his computer and manuscripts were confiscated by police, friends and family said.

Ahmed Mahanna, director of publication and distribution for Dar Dawwin publishing, was detained "without explanation," a friend told CNN.
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April 3rd, 2010
06:06 PM ET

5 more arrests in New Jersey child rape case

[updated 7:25 p.m.] Two men and three boys, ranging in age from 13 to 20, have been charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, Trenton Police Director Irving Bradley said at a news conference Saturday evening.

Gregory Joseph Leary, 20, was arrested and charged Thursday.  Police announced the arrest and charges against Tiemear Lewis, 19, on Saturday. Both men are from Trenton.

Police also announced charges against the juveniles, ages 13, 14 and 17, on Saturday. Their names are being withheld.

More arrests are expected in the case, authorities said.

[Posted 6:06 p.m.] Five more people have been arrested in the case of a 15-year-old girl in Trenton, New Jersey, who allegedly allowed men to have sex with her and her 7-year-old sister for money, police announced Saturday.

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April 3rd, 2010
02:24 PM ET

Shuttle launch for Monday 'in great shape'

The space shuttle Discovery is set for launch Monday, with weather conditions appearing mostly favorable, NASA officials said Saturday.

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April 3rd, 2010
01:20 PM ET

U.S. aviator declared dead after crash

An aviator missing after a crash this week in the North Arabian Sea has been declared dead, the U.S. Navy said.

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April 3rd, 2010
08:09 AM ET

At least 20 civilians killed in Somalia clashes

At least 20 civilians were killed and dozens injured in clashes between Islamic militants and government forces in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, hospital officials said Saturday.

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April 3rd, 2010
07:10 AM ET

Body of 1 of missing S. Korean sailors found

Military rescuers on Saturday found the body of one of the 46 missing crew members of a South Korean warship that sank near the western sea border with North Korea last week, according to military officials quoted by Yonhap News Agency.

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April 3rd, 2010
04:09 AM ET

Gunmen kill 25 in Iraqi village

Gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed houses and killed 25 people, including five women, in a Sunni village south of Baghdad, officials said Saturday.

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April 3rd, 2010
03:38 AM ET

Six Afghan soldiers killed in friendly fire incident

International forces mistakenly killed six Afghan soldiers in northern Kunduz province, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said.

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