Hurricane Rick weakened to a Category 4 storm Sunday evening as it churned in the Pacific off the west coast of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.
Hurricane Rick became the second strongest hurricane in the eastern North Pacific Ocean in more than 10 years early Sunday, whipping up winds of 180 miles per hour.
A suicide car bomber exploded at a crowded outdoor market in southern Iraq, killing at least 28 people and wounding 45 others Wednesday, officials said. Police officials did not elaborate on why the officers, based just north of London, were under investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission. According to Scotland Yard Tuesday, a fellow officer came forward with information which “raised concerns about the conduct of a small number of officers on Enfield borough” in connection to the arrests of five people in November.
The conduct of six suspended London Metropolitan police officers is under investigation, Scotland Yard confirmed, amid British media reports that they allegedly tortured drug suspects.
The Iranian president on Saturday hailed the nation as "one of the strongest in the region" during a celebration to mark Army Day, according to the semi-official Mehr News Agency. “Today our nation is one of the strongest in the region and a great part of the world,” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said, according to Mehr.
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