U.S., British close Yemen embassies
Published 01/03/2010, West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s top counterterrorism adviser said today an active threat from al-Qaida led the U.S. to close its embassy in Yemen, where an al-Qaida affiliate apparently trained and armed the man accused in the Christmas Day plot against a U.S. airliner. The British also closed their embassy.Word count: 873
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