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NYC Couple Arrested For Possessing Bomb Substance

Posted December 31st, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in New York City have arrested a couple after finding a substance used to make explosives as well as bomb-making manuals in their apartment. U.S. authorities say the 31-year-old man, Aaron Greene, and his 27-year-old girlfriend, Morgan Gliedman, are being charged with possessing weapons. They say detectives discovered seven grams of HMTD, an explosive […]

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NY Police Charge Woman in Firefighter Ambush Plot

Posted December 28th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in western New York state have arrested and charged a 24-year-old woman in connection with the guns used Monday to ambush and kill two firefighters who had responded to a house fire. Authorities say Dawn Nguyen of Rochester faces charges of falsifying documents, but no details were immediately available. Federal charges against her are […]

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North Korea Confirms Arrest of US Citizen

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it has arrested a U.S. citizen for committing crimes against the state after he entered the reclusive communist country as a tourist. The official Korean Central News Agency said Friday the man, identified as Bae Jun Ho, has confessed to unspecified crimes that it said were “proven through evidence.” It said legal […]

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North Korea Confirms Arrest of US Citizen

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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North Korean state media say a U.S. citizen has been arrested after entering the reclusive communist country as a tourist. The Korean Central News Agency on Friday identified the man as Bae Jun Ho, saying he confessed to unspecified crimes against the state. Although it provided no other details, it said the crimes were “proven […]

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Libya says Forces Capture Gadhafi’s Ex-Spokesman

Posted October 20th, 2012 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Libya says government forces arrested Moammar Gadhafi’s former spokesman on Saturday, exactly one year after the dictator’s capture and death. A government statement said Moussa Ibrahim was arrested at a checkpoint in the north central town of Tarhuna and will be delivered to authorities in Tripoli for questioning. Ibrahim was Gadhafi’s spokesman during Libya’s 2011 […]

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Libya says Forces Capture Gadhafi’s Ex-Spokesman

Posted October 20th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Libya says government forces arrested Moammar Gadhafi’s former spokesman on Saturday, exactly one year after the dictator’s capture and death. A government statement said Moussa Ibrahim was arrested at a checkpoint in the north central town of Tarhuna and will be delivered to authorities in Tripoli for questioning. Ibrahim was Gadhafi’s mouthpiece during Libya’s 2011 […]

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Gadhafi’s Ex-Spy Chief Back in Libya

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Libyans are rejoicing now that the spy chief for ex-leader Moammar Gadhafi has been returned to stand trial. Libya confirmed Wednesday Abdullah al-Senussi was extradited from Mauritania, where he had been hoping to hide. Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib told reporters in Tripoli al-Senussi will get a fair trial, accusing him of depriving many Libyans of […]

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Mauritania Extradites Gadhafi’s Ex-Spy Chief al-Senussi

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Mauritania’s state news agency says Moammar Gadhafi’s ex-spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, has been handed over to Libya, where he is expected to stand trial. Al-Senussi was arrested in March after sneaking into Mauritania using a disguise and a fake passport. Since then, Libyan authorities have called for the extradition of the former intelligence chief, who […]

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France Arrests Web Administrator Suspected of Terrorist Ties

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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French authorities say they have arrested the administrator of an extremist website who is suspected of playing a role in recruiting and financing for al-Qaida and other terrorist groups. The French prosecutor’s office said the Tunisian national, who lives in the French city of Toulon, was being questioned Tuesday. The prosecutor said there is evidence […]

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German Police Arrest Alleged Murderer Dubbed ‘Canadian Psycho’

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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German police have arrested a murder suspect dubbed the “Canadian Psycho” by the media for allegedly dismembering his homosexual lover and mailing body parts to Canadian politicians. Witnesses say Luka Rocco Magnotta simply said, “You got me,” when police arrested him Monday after someone recognized him in a Berlin Internet cafe. Interpol had issued a […]

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