27 Oct 2010

US Man Arrested In Bomb Plot to Attack Washington Subway

“A Pakistani-American man has been arrested on charges he planned to bomb subway stations near Washington. He also is charged with sharing information with people he believed were affiliated with al-Qaida.” (US Man Arrested In Bomb Plot to Attack Washington Subway | News | English)

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27 Oct 2010

France threatened in alleged Bin Laden tape

“A man purporting to be Osama Bin Laden warned France to get its troops out of Afghanistan and not to oppress Muslims at home in a tape broadcast by the Al-Jazeera network Wednesday. ‘If you want to tyrannize and think that it is your right to ban the free women

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27 Oct 2010

Every cop in town quits after Mexico attack

“The entire police force of a small northern Mexican town quit after gunmen attacked their recently inaugurated headquarters, according to local reports on Wednesday. Los Ramones Mayor Santos Salinas said nobody was injured in Monday night’s attack, during which gunmen fired more than 1,000 bullets at the building’s facade, according

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26 Oct 2010

American Al Qaeda May Now Pose Most Clear Threat to Homeland Security

“Americans have risen high in Al Qaeda’s leadership and are now helping shape strategy for attacks on the U.S. One source told ABC that it is clear these homegrown Al Qaeda want to spill American blood. American Al Qaeda may be even more dangerous than foreign fighters, sources say, because

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26 Oct 2010

Volcano erupts in Indonesia, forcing thousands to flee

“The Mount Merapi volcano in Indonesia erupted Tuesday, forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee, the Antara national news agency reported. Mount Merapi, which looms on the horizon north of the major city of Yogyakarta, is one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes and lies in one of the world’s most

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26 Oct 2010

Storm To Be Among Worst In 70 Years

“A combination of strong thunderstorms, followed by violent and destructive winds, will make for one of the Midwest’s most dangerous storms in 70 years. The temperature Monday is hit the 70s under partly sunny skies. But when Tuesday morning comes around, the Chicago area will be slammed with furious thunderstorms

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26 Oct 2010

Greece Likely to Default By 2013 as Debts Remain

“Greece is likely to default over the next three years because budget-cutting won’t be enough to reduce the nation’s debt burden, Pacific Investment Management Co. Chief Executive Officer Mohamed A. El-Erian said. It’s in Greece’s interest to default ‘as long as you can contain the contagion to other countries and

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26 Oct 2010

At least 40 dead, 380 missing after Indonesia quake

“At least 40 people were killed and 380 others were left missing after 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra on Monday, Indonesian officials said Tuesday. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake generated a ‘significant’ tsunami. Although communication with remote areas was difficult, witnesses in west Sumatra reported seeing a

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25 Oct 2010

France braces itself for another week of protests as Sarkozy believes he has turned corner

“All are furious at the Senate’s decision to approve new pension legislation which will see the retirement age rise from 60 to 62. The reform, which was passed by the French Parliament’s upper house on Friday, is part of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s concerted attack on a social system which he

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25 Oct 2010

Al-Qaeda Leader Calls For Attack On Detroit

“A senior al-Qaeda leader is calling for Muslims living in metro Detroit to commit terrorist attacks in the U.S. In a 48-minute recording released Saturday, Adam Gadahn called upon Muslims living in what he called ‘the miserable suburbs of Paris, London, and Detroit’ to attack Americans.” (Source: Al-Qaeda Leader Calls

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