SAUDI ARABIA SAYS MULTIPLE GROUPS OF YEMENI SHIITE HOUTHI REBELS ARE MOVING TOWARD TWO COUNTRIES' SHARED BORDER *

SAUDI ARABIA IS LEADING COALITION OF COUNTRIES CONDUCTING AIRSTRIKES AGAINST REBELS *

OFFICIALS SAY SAUDI ARABIA AND COALITION "WILL NOT ALLOW" HOUTHIS TO CROSS OR THREATEN SAUDI BORDER *

YEMEN'S PRES, ABDEL RABBO MANSOUR HADI, WHO FLED YEMEN AND IS NOW IN SAUDI ARABIA, ACCUSES REBELS OF BEING "STOOGES OF IRAN," DIRECTLY BLAMING TEHRAN FOR CHAOS IN YEMEN *

HADI SAYS REBELS ARE DESTROYING YEMEN WITH THEIR "POLITICAL ADOLESCENCE," AND CALLED SAT FOR SAUDI-LED AIRSTRIKES TO CONTINUE UNTIL REBELS SURRENDER *

AL QAEDA'S BRANCH IN SYRIA, THE NUSRA FRONT, SEIZES ALMOST FULL CONTROL OF NORTHWESTERN SYRIAN CITY OF IDLIB *

IDLIB, A MAJOR URBAN CENTER WITH POPULATION OF ABOUT 165,000, IS SECOND SYRIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITAL TO FALL INTO OPPOSITION HANDS AFTER RAQQA, NOW AN ISIS STRONGHOLD *

OPPOSITION FIGHTERS, INCLUDING NUSRA, HAVE CONTROLLED AREAS ACROSS IDLIB PROVINCE SINCE 2012, BUT FORCES LOYAL TO SYRIAN PRES BASHAR ASSAD HAVE MAINTAINED CONTROL OF IDLIB CITY, LOCATED NEAR SYRIA'S BORDER WITH TURKEY *

FALL OF IDLIB SIGNALS GROWING POWER OF EXTREMIST GROUPS IN SYRIA WHO NOW CONTROL ABOUT HALF THE COUNTRY *

BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA REPORTEDLY KILL 41 PEOPLE SAT, INCLUDING A LEGISLATOR, DISRUPTING COUNTRY'S PRES ELECTION *

ATTACKS TOOK PLACE WHERE NIGERIA'S MILITARY HAS SAID IT CLEARED BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS FROM ALL MAJOR AREAS *

ELSEWHERE, TENS OF MILLIONS OF NIGERIANS TOOK PART IN ELECTION BETWEEN INCUMBENT PRES GOODLUCK JONATHAN AND FORMER MILITARY RULER MUHAMMADU BUHARI *

VOTE IS SEEN AS REFERENDUM ON JONATHAN, WHOSE TIME IN OFFICE HAS BEEN PLAGUED BY CORRUPTION SCANDALS AND BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY *

HUNDREDS RALLY OUTSIDE INDIANA STATEHOUSE SAT AGAINST NEW LAW OPPONENTS SAY COULD SANCTION DISCRIMINATION AGAINST GAY PEOPLE *

BILL, SIGNED BY GOV MIKE PENCE (R) ON THURS, HAS BEEN WIDELY CRITICIZED BY BUSINESSES AND ORGS NATIONWIDE *

IT PROHIBITS STATE LAWS THAT "SUBSTANTIALLY BURDEN" PERSON'S ABILITY TO FOLLOW HIS OR HER RELIGIOUS BELIEFS *

DEFINITION OF "PERSON" INCLUDES RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS, BUSINESSES AND ASSOCIATIONS *

SUPPORTERS ARGUE LAW, WHICH TAKES EFFECT IN JULY, WILL KEEP GOVT FROM COMPELLING PEOPLE TO PROVIDE SERVICES THEY FIND OBJECTIONABLE ON RELIGIOUS GROUNDS *

WEST AFRICAN COUNTRY OF GUINEA DEPLOYS SECURITY FORCES TO COUNTRY'S SOUTHWEST IN RESPONSE TO REPORTS PEOPLE FROM SIERRA LEONE ARE CROSSING BORDER TO FLEE EBOLA LOCKDOWN THERE *

SOUTHWEST REGION OF GUINEA BORDERS NORTHERN DISTRICTS OF SIERRA LEONE THAT ARE FOCUS OF LOCKDOWN *

EBOLA HAS INFECTED NEARLY 12,000 PEOPLE IN SIERRA LEONE, MORE THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRY *

LATEST WEEKLY TOTAL OF 33 CONFIRMED CASES IN SIERRA LEONE IS LOWEST SINCE LAST JUNE *

L.A. COMMUTER TRAIN HITS CAR AND PARTIALLY DERAILS SAT, INJURING 22 PEOPLE *

21 PEOPLE ON THE TRAIN SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES, WHILE ONE PERSON IN THE CAR WAS CRITICALLY INJURED *

CRASH HAPPENED NEAR THE UNIV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS, LOCATED SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN L.A. *

SEVEN PEOPLE INJURED, SOME CRITICALLY, IN EARLY-MORNING SHOOTING SAT AT SPRING BREAK PARTY IN PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL *

22-YR-OLD ALABAMA MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH SEVEN COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER *

SEVERAL VICTIMS WERE STUDENTS FROM ALABAMA A&M UNIV *

FORMER UNIV OF MISSISSIPPI STUDENT INDICTED ON FED CHARGES CONNECTED TO NOOSE BEING PUT ON STATUE OF STUDENT WHO INTEGRATED THE SCHOOL *

NOOSE AND FORMER GEORGIA FLAG THAT FEATURED CONFEDERATE BATTLE EMBLEM WERE PLACED ON JAMES MEREDITH STATUE ON OLE MISS CAMPUS IN OXFORD IN FEB 2014 *

GRAEME PHILLIP HARRIS INDICTED ON ONE COUNT OF CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE CIVIL RIGHTS AND ONE COUNT OF USING THREAT OF FORCE TO INTIMIDATE AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS BECAUSE OF THEIR RACE OR COLOR *

STATUE WAS ERECTED IN 2006 NEAR MAIN ADMIN BUILDING AT OLE MISS *

CO-PILOT OF GERMANWINGS FLIGHT THAT CRASHED IN FRENCH ALPS TUES, KILLING ALL 150 ON BOARD, WAS REPORTEDLY DUMPED BY HIS GIRLFRIEND A DAY BEFORE CRASH *

FRENCH TV CHANNEL ITELE REPORTS 27-YR-OLD ANDREAS LUBITZ AND HIS GIRLFRIEND OF SEVEN YEARS SHARED AN APARTMENT IN DUSSELDORF AND PLANNED TO GET MARRIED IN 2016 *

MEANTIME, LUBITZ REPORTEDLY PROMISED AN EX-GIRLFRIEND THAT ONE DAY HE'D "MAKE EVERYONE REMEMBER HIM" *

FORMER LOVER ALSO REPORTEDLY SAID LUBITZ WOULD WAKE UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT SCREAMING, "WERE CRASHING!" *

WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTS LUBITZ WAS BEING TREATED FOR DEPRESSION AND FACING THE POSSIBILITY OF LOSING HIS JOB OVER EYE PROBLEMS *

LUBITZ'S PILOT'S LICENSE WAS UP FOR RENEWAL IN JULY AND WOULD HAVE BEEN IN JEOPARDY IF HE WAS DIAGNOSED AS MENTALLY ILL *