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British Teen Arrested at Heathrow Airport on Suspicion of Preparing for Acts of


Credit: Caspar Benson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- A British teenager was arrested earlier this week on suspicion that he was preparing for acts of terrorism.According to the West Midlands Police, the department's Counter Terrorism Unit detained the unidentified suspect, 19 years old, at about 3 p.m. on Thursday as he was getting off a flight from Jordan at Heathrow Airport. The suspect remains in custody this weekend.Police say the arrest was planned in advance and that the suspect did not pose any

Guantanamo Detainee Transferred to Saudi Arabia


Credit: Alex Potemkin/Getty Images(GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba) -- Another detainee who had been held at Guantanamo Bay Detention Center was released on Saturday, as the Department of Defense announced the transfer of Muhammed Murdi Issa Al-Zahrani from Guantanamo Bay to the government of Saudi Arabia.Al-Zahrani is the sixth detainee transferred in the last three days and the seventh in two weeks. He had been subject to a periodic review process, including representatives from numerous government agenc

Kenya Bus Attack Leaves 28 Dead


Credit: omer sukru goksu/Getty Images(NAIROBI, Kenya) -- An attack on a bus in northern Kenya left 28 people dead at the hands of terror group al-Shabab. The Kenya Red Cross confirmed the attack, for which gunmen from the Somali militant group claimed responsibility. BBC News reports that the gunmen asked passengers to read from the Koran, and those who failed were shot in the head. Some Somali passengers were shot after they pleaded with the gunmen to spare the other passengers' lives.Al-Shabab

US Embassy in Mexico Issues Security Warning for Acapulco


Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images(ACAPULCO, Mexico) -- The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has issued a security warning on Saturday, urging U.S. citizens to avoid Acapulco due to violence and protests.The protests have escalated in recent weeks after the disappearance of 43 Mexican students. U.S. Embassy personnel have been told to put off all non-essential travel to the area by air or land. The embassy also notes that road travel in other areas of Guerrero state is prohibited.The embassy notes a ban in the

Earthquake Measuring Magnitude 6.2 Strikes in Central Japan


United States Geological Survey(OMACHI, Japan) -- A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck in Japan on Saturday morning.According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the tremor originated from an area about 10 miles northeast of Omachi and just 6.2 miles underground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths caused by the quake.The USGS said that the tremor was felt at least as far away as Tokyo, 191 miles away.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.

"The Imitation Game": A Look at the Life and Legacy of Alan Turing


Weinstein Company(LONDON) -- Sixty years after his death, Alan Turing is back in the public eye.Turing, a British mathematician who helped defeat the Nazis by cracking their codes, is played by Benedict Cumberbatch in the film The Imitation Game, which is set for a Nov. 28 release.Even if this is the first time you've heard Turing's name, chances are you've already experienced his impact.The "Turing Machine" was the first modern computer to logically process information, running on interchangeab

Italian Space Agency Sending First Espresso Machine to Space


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Astronauts on the International Space Station will soon be waking up to the refreshing aroma and taste of authentic Italian coffee.ISSpresso, an espresso machine designed by engineering company Argotec and coffee roaster Lavazza in collaboration with the Italian Space Agency, is one of the many items headed to space in April 2015."We have been thinking about taking the espresso into space for some time...In fact, today we are in a position to overcome the limits

Iran Nuclear Negotiations Near Deadline; Parties Remain Deadlocked


State Department photo/ Public Domain(VIENNA) -- With three days left until this round of talks on Iran’s nuclear program concludes, the outcome appeared so uncertain Friday that Secretary of State John Kerry reversed his travel plans, first announcing that he would be leaving Vienna, where negotiators have huddled, for Paris, and a few hours later saying he’d actually be staying in the Austrian capital.It’s clear what the United States and its allies want from Iran: a si

Powerful Al Qaeda Group Slams Door on ISIS's Leader


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Al Qaeda's most potent affiliate, the Yemeni branch of the terror group, Friday strongly rejected the Islamic "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq declared by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in an announcement that terrorism experts said is good news for the West.Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, a top Shariah (Muslim law) official from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), slammed the door on al-Baghdadi, saying they were "surprised" in June when the former al Qaeda-Ira

US Military Conducts 30 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq


Stocktrek Images/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The U.S. military continued its attack against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Iraq and Syria, launching 30 more airstrikes between Wednesday and Friday.According to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), six of the strikes were in Syria, near Kobani. They destroyed four staging areas, two buildings and two tactical units, and suppressed a fighting position. Another airstrike in Syria damaged a barrack near Ar Raqqah.In Iraq, the remaining 2

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