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Disappointed Canadian Hockey Fans Turn Violent

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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Disappointed hockey fans in Vancouver, Canada turned violent after the Boston Bruins defeated the hometown Canucks 4-0 to clinch the seventh and deciding game of their National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup championship series. Several cars were burned and several others overturned. The Vancouver Sun newspaper reported that Vancouver police used flash-bang grenades, while angry mobs […]

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Suspected US Missile Strikes Kill 15 in Pakistan

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani intelligence officials say U.S. missile strikes have killed at least 15 militants in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region. Two of Wednesday’s drone strikes hit a militant compound and a vehicle near Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal area, along the Afghan border. Officials say those killed are believed to have been allied […]

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Suspected US Missile Strikes Kill 14 in Pakistan

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani intelligence officials say U.S. missile strikes have killed at least 14 militants in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region. Two of Wednesday’s drone strikes hit a militant compound and a vehicle near Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal area, along the Afghan border. Officials say those killed are believed to have been allied […]

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Suspected US Missile Strikes Kill 10 in Pakistan

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani intelligence officials say U.S. missile strikes have killed at least 10 militants in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region. Wednesday’s drone strikes hit a militant compound and a vehicle near Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal area, along the Afghan border. Officials say those killed are believed to have been allied with militant […]

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Missile Strikes Hit Pakistan Militant Compound

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say suspected U.S. missile strikes have hit a compound near the border with Afghanistan. They said Wednesday the missiles targeted a militant compound and a nearby vehicle, killing at least three people. The United States does not officially confirm the Predator drone strikes, which are hugely unpopular among Pakistanis. But the CIA and […]

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Gunmen in Iraq Storm Provincial Council Building

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi police say insurgents stormed a provincial government compound Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding at least 24 others. Witnesses and officials said the attackers detonated two car bombs near the entrance of the compound where a provincial council was preparing to hold its weekly meeting in Baquba, the capital of Diyala province. Security officials […]

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Violence Escalates in Pakistan’s Karachi

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities say at least 12 people have been killed in “targeted” killings in Karachi, the latest violence to hit Pakistan’s southern port city. Officials said Tuesday those gunned down in the last 24 hours include activists with both the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, or MQM, and its rival, the Awami National Party. The MQM is part […]

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Gunmen in Iraq Storm Government Compound

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi police say insurgents stormed a provincial government compound Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding at least 15 others. Witnesses said the attackers blew up two car bombs near the entrance of the compound in Baquba, the capital of Diyala province. Security officials said at least some of the attackers then entered the compound and […]

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Gunmen in Iraq Storm Government Compound

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi police say at least seven people are dead and more 15 wounded after insurgents stormed a provincial government compound in Iraq Tuesday. Witnesses said the attackers blew up two car bombs near the entrance of the compound in Baquba, the capital of Diyala province. The attack raises concerns about the strength of Iraqi security […]

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Gunmen in Iraq Storm Government Compound

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Iraq say gunmen have stormed a government compound in Diyala province after two bombs exploded outside. Reports say shooting could be heard after the gunmen entered the compound Tuesday in the provincial capital, Baquba. Officials say at least 10 people were wounded.

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