McAfee in Miami after deportation from Guatemala
MIAMI (AP) — Anti-virus software founder John McAfee is holed up in a Miami hotel after weeks of evading Belizean authorities who want to question him in a homicide. Shortly after McAfee arrived Wednesday evening on a flight from Guatemala, he announced on his website that he had alighted in the city’s swank South Beach neighborhood.
Blast near Damascus kills 16, state media say
BEIRUT (AP) — A bomb blast Thursday near a school in a Damascus suburb killed 16 people, at least half of them women and children, the state news agency reported. Russia, Syria’s most important international ally, said for the first time that President Bashar Assad is increasingly losing control and the opposition may win the civil war. The statement by Russia’s deputy foreign minister comes as rebel make gains across the country and on the international stage.