Las Vegas shootout
Las Vegas, Feb. 21 (AP) : The Las Vegas Strip became a scene of deadly violence early today when someone in a Range Rover opened fire on a Maserati at a stoplight, sending it crashing into a taxi that burst into flames, leaving three people dead and at least six injured.
Police were checking with nearby businesses to see whether a previous altercation prompted the car-to-car attack.
Police said the Maserati hit the taxi cab, which burst into flames, and the driver and passenger were killed. The male driver of the Maserati also died, and his passenger was shot.
Yaounde,Cameroon (Reuters): The fate of seven French tourists seized in Cameroon by suspected Nigerian Islamist militants was unclear on Thursday after government officials denied French reports that they had been freed.
Moscow (Reuters): Russian police on Thursday detained two women who emulated Pussy Riot activists by donning balaclavas in Moscow's main Orthodox cathedral on Thursday.
Harare: President Mugabe’s attempt to control Zimbabwe’s media extended to a new extreme on Wednesday when he banned the use of radios, reports The Times newspaper.