U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Muslim world will be closed at least through the end of this week. The State Department made the decision in response to a high level of online "chatter" ... more 
U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Muslim world will be closed at least through the end of this week. The State Department made the decision in response to a high level of online "chatter" about terror threats and as part of a global travel alert. Egyptian government officials say U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns visited a Muslim Brotherhood leader in jail. The Deputy chief of the Brotherhood is awaiting trial on charges of complicity in the killing of protesters. A person familiar with deliberations told The Associated Press that Major League Baseball has informed the New York Yankees that Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday but can play while he appeals the penalty. The Yankees were not told the exact length of the suspension, but were left under the impression it will be through the 2014 season, the person said. less 
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