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Yemeni policemen patrol the area near the courthouse during the trial session of Saleh al-Shawish in San'a, Yemen, on Monday. A court in Yemen has sentenced the al Qaeda militant to death after convicting him of involvement in terror attacks and manufacturing explosives. After hearing Monday's verdict, al-Shawish vowed that al Qaeda will exact revenge on Yemen's government. (Associated Press)

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U.S.-born radical Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen is on a U.S. list of militants to kill or capture. (Associated Press)

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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, here in 2007, has been promoted to a key position in the Communist Party's military commission, indicating that he will succeed President Hu Jintao. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is pictured at the Bell County Jail in Belton, Texas, in April 2010. (AP Photo/Bell County Sheriff's Department)

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** FILE ** French soldiers patrol around the Louvre museum in Paris, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, after a terror threat. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

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Hezbollah supporters hold up posters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad before his speech in Lebanon Wednesday. His fierce opposition to Israel is popular. (Associated Press)

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ISRAEL'S ENEMY: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is considered by many of Lebanon's common folk as a protector from Israeli dominance. (Associated Press)

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The NIS Jugopetrol oil refinery operates in Pancevo, Serbia, where NATO bombings 11 years ago released mercury, dioxins and other cancer-causing compounds into the Danube River. (Associated Press)

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German Bundeswehr inspector general Volker Wieker, left, shakes hands with Israel's chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. Germany's military chief, Volker Wieker, visited Israel's national Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

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In this picture taken Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, a man identified by police as 30-year-old Ivan Bogdanov of Serbia climbs on a partition prior to the start of a Euro 2012 Group C qualifying soccer match between Italy and Serbia, which was later called off, at the Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genoa, Italy. Police on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 detained 17 people including Bogdanov, the alleged ringleader of rioting at the Italy-Serbia game, as UEFA warned that sanctions could be as serious as disqualification from the European Championship or exclusion from future competitions.The match in Genoa on Tuesday was abandoned after seven minutes when Serbia fans threw flares and fireworks onto the pitch, burned a flag and broke barriers. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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Ingmar Guandique, 29, who is accused of killing Miss Levy, is seen being taken by police from the Violent Crimes Unit in the District on April 22, 2009. (Associated Press)

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An artist's rendering released by the University of Mississippi shows the Rebel Black Bear. The school announced on Thursday that students at the school have picked the Rebel Black Bear as their new mascot. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Wednesday that repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy would have "enormous consequences for our troops." (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Kosovar Prime Minister Hashim Thaci shake hands in Pristina, Kosovo, on Wednesday. Mrs. Clinton wrapped up a three-nation tour of the restive, ethnically splintered Balkans with a stop in Kosovo, the world's newest country. (Associated Press)

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Local people help load an injured person into the back of a van that serves as an ambulance in Mogadishu, where violence between militants and pro-government forces has raged for almost 20 years. The ambulances are poorly supplied, and neither drivers nor their assistants have medical training. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Children flash the victory sign as people line the streets to welcome Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the highway leading to Beirut Airport, Lebanon, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Tawil)

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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, seen in March 2009, has moved to regain control over fatwas, which were proliferating from many sources before he limited them to an official council. (Associated Press)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il salutes soldiers while watching a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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A man aims an air-rifle at game booth in a park in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. North Korean heir apparent Kim Jong Un stood at his father's right side today as they reviewed troops, tanks and missiles in a Pyongyang military parade. Photographer: Dieter Depypere/Bloomberg