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New Year's Day
Latest New Year's Day Items
Egyptian police are focusing their investigation into the New Year's suicide bombing of a church on a group of Islamic hard-liners inspired by al Qaeda and based in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, where the attack killed 21 people, security officials said Sunday.
Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said Sunday that President Obama unlikely will face a serious primary challenge in 2012 and will strive in the new year to work with Republicans, but the president is not going to "play 'Mother, may I?'" with them.
NATO forces captured two key insurgent leaders in Afghanistan, while a service member was killed in a deadly bombing that raised to three the number of coalition troops killed since the new year began, the multinational alliance said Sunday.
Washington got a pair of goals from Eric Fehr to take a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh in a game delayed seven hours because of steady rain.
Country singer Shania Twain and businessman Frederic Thiebaud tied the knot Saturday in a New Year's Day wedding in Puerto Rico.
Some users of Microsoft Hotmail are starting off the new year scrambling to get back e-mails of old. A chorus of frantic users has posted complaints on Microsoft's online forum that all of their messages have disappeared.
Shaken residents spent New Year's Day sifting through the wreckage wrought by tornadoes that touched down in several states in the final hours of 2010, killing seven people in two states and injuring dozens of others.
Christians clashed with Egyptian police in the northern city of Alexandria on Saturday, furious over an apparent suicide bombing against worshippers leaving a New Year's Mass at a church that killed at least 21 people. It was the worst violence against the country's Christian minority in a decade.
A bomb blast tore through a beer garden at a Nigerian army barracks where revelers had gathered to celebrate New Year's Eve, witnesses said, and state-run television reported Friday that 30 people died, though police immediately disputed that.