Pakistani leaders plan talks with militants
The leaders of the newly-formed coalition
government in Pakistan intend to start negotiations with Islamic
militants in the hope of ending a spate of bombings that has shaken
the country, The New York Times reported on its website late Friday.
Spring snowstorm, floods blanket US midwest
Thick, heavy snow blanketing parts of the
central United States could worsen flood conditions along the
Mississippi River basin, the National Weather Service warned Friday.