CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The long battle between Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Panther Racing for Army National Guard sponsorship ended Thursday, with the coveted funding moving to Graham Rahal's car for the upcoming IndyCar season.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Seven people drowned Thursday trying to evade border guards who blocked hundreds of immigrants attempting to force their way into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on the Moroccan coast, Spanish and Moroccan officials said.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security officials say gunmen have attacked an army patrol near a gas export terminal in southern Yemen, killing four soldiers.
The officials say another seven soldiers were wounded in the Wednesday attack near the vital Balhaf terminal in Shabwa province. The area has witnessed previous attacks by al-Qaida-linked militants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers and civilians are under criminal investigation for allegedly using a National Guard recruiting program to secure fraudulent payments and kickbacks. Military officials say the scheme has cost the government at least $29 million and possibly tens of millions more.
MOPTI, Mali (AP) — France's ambassador to the United Nations says Mali's peacekeeping mission will reach full troop strength in July, one year after it took over peacekeeping activities.
Gerard Araud announced the timeline Sunday while leading a 15-member delegation from the U.N. Security Council on a two-day visit in Mali.