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Son of Pink Floyd Guitarist Sentenced to Jail in Attack on British Royal Convoy

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for his role in a London student rampage last year that included an attack on a car carrying Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla. A judge at Kingston Crown Court said Friday that 21-year-old Charlie Gilmour, a student […]

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Suicide Bombers Attack Kabul Police Station

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan officials say three militants armed with suicide vests and guns stormed a police station near the presidential palace in Kabul, killing four security force members and five civilians. Authorities say the attack triggered a shootout between the militants and the police Saturday in the Afghan capital. At least one of the attackers wore an […]

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Suicide Bombers Attack Kabul Police Station

Posted June 18th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan officials say suicide bombers have stormed a police station near the presidential palace in the capital, killing at least two people. Authorities say the attack triggered a shootout between the militants and the police Saturday in Kabul. They say at least one of the two people killed in the attack was a police officer. […]

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US Fires on Iraqi Insurgents

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. military helicopter fired on suspected insurgents in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Wednesday, killing one person. Officials say two other people were wounded in the strike, which took place after gunmen fired seven rockets at U.S. and Iraqi forces stationed at the city’s airport. Two days ago, a suicide bomber detonated […]

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Mexico City Mob Tries to Lynch Four Suspected Criminals

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Police and Mexico City have clashed with an angry mob demanding officers hand over four suspected criminals. Mexico City police say 11 of their officers were injured during the melee with hundreds of angry residents Police rescued the suspected criminals from possibly being beaten or killed by the mob in the district of Cuajimalpa. Residents […]

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Jordanian King Unharmed in Motorcade Attack

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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The motorcade of Jordan’s King Abdullah was attacked on Monday but officials say the king was unharmed. The French news agency reported that students threw rocks and bottles at the king’s motorcade as he visited the southern city of Tafileh. Officials say the motorcade changed its route after the incident. The attack comes after Jordan’s […]

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