McAfee awaiting deportation
Guatemala City : US anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is in stable condition after complaining of heart trouble and is awaiting deportation to Belize for questioning over his neighbour’s murder, an official said.
Clinton to testify on Benghazi attack
Washington : Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify before a key Congressional committee on the deadly attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi in which the US Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed.
Haley not to run for Senate in 2014
Washington : Indian American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will not be a candidate for a US Senate seat in 2014, her spokesman said. “The Governor will not run for Senate in 2014,” spokesman Rob Godfrey said. “She loves the job she has,” he added.
Meanwhile Haley said she would not appoint herself to the Senate seat which is being vacated by fellow Republican Jim DeMint to run a Washington-based think tank.
Fresh rioting in Belfast over flag
London : Rioting broke out in Belfast in the latest violence to flare up in Northern Ireland over a decision by councillors not to fly the British flag all year round. Tensions have risen in the British province since Belfast’s council voted on Monday to limit the number of days the Union Jack can fly over the City Hall to 17, outraging loyalists who believe Northern Ireland should retain strong links to Britain.
Two police officers were injured — one of them hospitalised — during clashes close to the city centre. Two cars were set alight while eyewitnesses said protesters hurled stones, bricks and bottles at the police.