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While U Slept. The Big 5 Overnight Stories. Monday, April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010

AL QAEDA TRIES TO ASSASSINATE UK AMBASSADOR TO YEMEN Three injured in suicide bomb attack in Yemen that shows Al Qaeda remains active, ambitious in region. British envoy is unhurt. (Reuters)

ARMED MAN WHO “WANTED TO SEE” OBAMA EXPECTED IN COURT The 23-year-old will appear in court in North Carolina, after being arrested with weapons and police gear at airport where Obama had outgoing flight. (AP)

SOCIALISTS ROUTED IN HUNGARY Viktor Orbán’s center-right Fidesz party scored a runaway victory in Hungary’s runoff general election Sunday. Widest majority in the country’s postcommunist history may bring major economic reforms and citizenship to ethnic Hungarians in other countries. (WSJ)

ZUMA ANNOUNCES HE IS HIV-NEGATIVE South African President Jacob Zuma, whose three wives and 19 children have created an international scandal, publicly declares he does not have AIDS virus as part of new campaign to talk openly about the disease. (CNN)

VATICAN: EMBARRASSING UK MEMO WILL NOT AFFECT POPE’S VISIT Holy See spokesman says Benedict XVI’s visit to Britain in September will not be derailed by a leaked internal memo in the UK foreign office that makes fun of the Pope. (BBC/Ansa)

UNFOLDING RIGHT NOW :

IRAQI CANDIDATES DISQUALIFIED (Reuters/BreakingNews)

ISRAEL TO HALT EAST JERUSALEM CONSTRUCTION (AP/BreakingNews)

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