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Airlift of Food for Somalia and Horn of Africa to Begin Tuesday

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N. World Food Program will begin airlifting food to Somalia Tuesday. WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran says this will be the first airlift of food since the U.N. declared a famine in two parts of Somalia last week. The United Nations says “massive” action is needed to save millions of people living in the […]

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Norway Shooting-Bombing Suspect Recently Bought Six Tons of Fertilizer

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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(new info in grafs 2, 8 )) The Norwegian man suspected in Friday’s horrific bombing and shooting rampage recently bought six tons of fertilizer, a product sometimes used in bomb-making. A farm cooperative said Saturday it sold the fertilizer in May to the suspect in the assaults, which killed at least 92 people. A bomb […]

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Norway Shooting-Bombing Suspect Recently Bought Six Tons of Fertilizer

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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(new head, lede, recasts grafs 1-14 )) The Norwegian man suspected in Friday’s horrific bombing and shooting rampage recently bought six tons of fertilizer, a product sometimes used in bomb-making. A farm cooperative said Saturday it sold the fertilizer in May to the suspect in the assaults. A bomb blast at government headquarters in Oslo […]

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Norway Police Investigating Possible Second Gunman in Mass Killings

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Norwegian police are investigating the possibility there might have been a second gunman involved in Friday’s deadly assault on a summer youth camp. Police already are questioning one suspected gunman, a native Norwegian, but the country’s national news agency NTB said Saturday that witnesses on Utoeya island where the attack occurred have told police two […]

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Norway Police Investigating Possible Second Gunman in Mass Killings

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Eskil Pedersen, a leader of the Labor Party youth wing and a survivor of the attack, said the group “will not let the terrorist win.” He said the group will continue to work hard for the party in honor of those who were killed. The building that was bombed in Oslo houses the office of […]

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Norwegian Blamed for Deadly Twin Attacks

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The normally peaceful Nordic nation of Norway was rocked Friday by twin attacks that left a number of people dead. A mid-afternoon bombing that targeted the country’s government headquarters in Oslo, Norway’s capital, killed seven people. Hours later a gunman dressed as a police officer opened fire at a youth camp on an island off […]

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Several People Die in Norway during Twin Attacks

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The normally peaceful Nordic nation of Norway was rocked Friday by twin attacks that left a number of people dead. A mid-afternoon bombing that targeted the country’s government headquarters in Oslo, Norway’s capital, killed seven people. Hours later a gunman dressed as a police officer opened fire at a youth camp on an island off […]

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Bomb Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing Two, Injuring 15

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Violent attacks savaged normally peaceful Norway on Friday, with an Oslo bomb blast killing at least seven people and then a gunman disguised as a police officer opening fire on a youth camp. The twin assaults occurred within hours of each other, although it was not immediately clear they were linked. The mid-afternoon bomb blast […]

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Bomb Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing Two, Injuring 15

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful bomb rocked Norway’s government headquarters in the capital of Oslo on Friday, killing at least two people and injuring 15 others. The powerful blast also set the nearby oil ministry building on fire. Hundreds of windows in the 17-story government headquarters were shattered, as were others in buildings as far as 400 meters […]

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Blast Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing Two, Injuring 15

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A large explosion in Norway’s capital, Oslo, rocked government headquarters on Friday, killing at least two people and injuring 15 others. The powerful blast also set the nearby oil ministry building on fire. Hundreds of windows in the 17-story government headquarters were shattered, as were others in buildings as far as 400 meters away. Thick, […]

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