Sheikh Naim al-Gaoud, a Sunni Muslim leader of the Albu Nimr tribe, wants more U.S. intervention -- including ground troops, arming tribes directly or at least pressuring the Iraqi government to give the tribes more firepower.
Gunmen in Copenhagen, Denmark, stormed a building where controversial cartoonist Lars Vilks and his supporters had gathered Saturday, killing one man and wounding three police officers before driving away from the scene, police and witnesses said.
ROCK HILL, S.C. â€“ Despite dropping the first set in two of their matches, the 74th-ranked Mississippi State women's tennis team (6-1) held off a feisty effort from East Tennessee State (5-1), defeating the Bucs 6-1 to win their third consecutive match of the dual match season.
COLUMBIA, Mo. â€“ Mississippi State built a 17-point first-half lead and withstood a furious Missouri rally to post a 77-74 win in Southeastern Conference men's basketball action Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
STARKVILLE, Miss. â€“ Running the 800m run for the first time this season, reigning two-time NCAA champion Brandon McBride ran not only the new Mississippi State school record, but also the nation's current leading time in the event.
Tallahassee, Fla. â€“After an impressive second-place finish in yesterday's first round, Mississippi State battled the elements to end the second round of the third annual Florida State Seminole Match-Up in 6th place with a 301 (+13). The score puts the Bulldogs only 3 shots out of second place Florida State.
Saudi Arabia and at least two other nations said Friday they were temporarily closing their embassies in Yemen, joining the United States and some other countries in shutting their diplomatic outposts in the Arabian Peninsula nation because of what they say is a deteriorating security situation.