Lebanese injure 14 peacekeepers

BEIRUT - Villagers threw stones at U.N. peacekeeping troops in southern Lebanon on Saturday, lightly injuring 14 soldiers, in an attempt to prevent an investigation near the site of a recent explosion, a spokeswoman said.

Saturday's incident is believed to be the most serious confrontation between Shiite Muslims sympathetic to the militant Hezbollah group and the thousands of U.N. peacekeepers deployed in southern Lebanon after the 2006 war between the guerrillas and Israel.

Path proposed to end clash in Honduras

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Hopes for a quick resolution to Honduras' political crisis dimmed when its interim government balked at a plan presented Saturday to reinstate ousted President Manuel Zelaya and form a national unity government.

The plan put forward by Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, mediator of the U.S.-backed talks, would allow Zelaya to return to Honduras to serve out the rest of his term, move forward elections by one month, grant an amnesty for all political crimes committed before and after the June 28 coup, and include representatives of the main political parties in a reconciliation government.

3 missing after mudslide hits German house

NACHTERSTEDT, Germany - A mudslide undermined a house and buried it in a crater along a lake shore in central Germany on Saturday. Three people who lived in it were missing.

'It is too dangerous to search for the missing persons, the hillside is still moving,' local fire department spokesman Christoph Voigt said.

Iraq: Suspect arrested in US base attack

BAGHDAD - Iraqi authorities have arrested a member of an Iranian-backed militia suspected in an attack that killed three U.S. soldiers in southern Iraq, police said Saturday.

Meanwhile, west of Baghdad, bombs killed five people, including two children and the son of a tribal leader.

Maj. Gen. Adil Daham, chief of the Basra provincial police, said the militiaman confessed Saturday to the attack on a U.S. base near the airport. The soldiers were killed Thursday in a rocket attack, the U.S. military said, in a rare assault on troops in the south.