Today in the News: Americans ordered out of Yemen after drone strikes

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Mount Shasta Herald

News to know

As the United States remains under high alert for terrorist plots, two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed four al-Qaida militants in Yemen on Tuesday. All Americans were urged to leave immediately, according to a CNN news report.

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