Hezbollah-backed Lebanese Shiites fight in Syria

In this Friday, April 12, 2013 photo, members of the Lebanese pro-Syrian Popular Committees stand guard at the Lebanon-Syria border, near the northeastern Lebanese town of al-Qasr, Lebanon. Masked men in camouflage toting Kalashnikov rifles fan out through a dusty olive orchard, part of a group of Hezbollah-backed fighters from Lebanon who are patrolling both sides of a porous border stretch with Syria. The gunmen say their mission to protect Shiites in both countries and counter what they see as a growing threat from Sunni rebels in Syria. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)AL QASR, Lebanon (AP) — Masked men in camouflage toting Kalashnikov rifles fan out through a dusty olive grove, part of a group of Hezbollah-backed fighters from Lebanon who are patrolling both sides of a porous border stretch with Syria.


Wife of deputy shot and killed in Wilson County accident – The Tennessean


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Wife of deputy shot and killed in Wilson County accident
The Tennessean
The wife of a Wilson County Sheriff's Office deputy was shot to death Saturday at their Lebanon home by a 3-year-old who gained access to a gun at a family cookout, police said. Josephine G. Fanning, 48, was pronounced dead at the home at 6710 S.E.
Deputy's wife killed when gun goes off in hands of 4-year-oldLos Angeles Times
Authorities: 4-year-old picks up Tenn. deputy's gun from a bed, fatally shoots Washington Post
Woman killed by 4-year-old in Tennessee cookoutCNN International
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Lebanon names UK-educated lawmaker prime minister

Lebanese Prime Minister designate Tammam Salam, left, meets with President Michel Suleiman at the presidential palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, April 6, 2013. Following two days of consultations, President Suleiman asked legislator and former Minister of Culture Salam to form the new Cabinet after 124 of the 128-member parliament chose him for the job. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)BEIRUT (AP) — A British-educated lawmaker from a prominent political family was named Lebanon's new prime minister Saturday, and vowed to work toward ending divisions in the nation and preventing the civil war in neighboring Syria from spilling over into the country.