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  • Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly holds a component of a mocked up pipe bomb, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, in New York. 27-year-old Jose Pimentel of Manhattan, a U.S. citizen originally from the Dominican Republic, was arrested Saturday for allegedly plotting to bomb police and post offices in New York City as well as U.S. troops returning home. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

    N.Y.C. mayor: Manhattan man arrested in bomb plot

    An "al Qaeda sympathizer" accused of plotting to bomb police and post offices in New York City as well as U.S. troops returning home has been arrested on numerous terrorism-related charges.

  • A protester overcome by tear gas rests from clashes with Egyptian police Sunday near the interior ministry in Cairo. (Associated Press)

    At least 11 protesters killed as police try to clear Cairo square

    Egyptian soldiers and police set fire to protest tents in the middle of Cairo's Tahrir Square and fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a major assault Sunday to drive out thousands demanding that the military rulers quickly transfer power to a civilian government. At least 11 protesters were killed.

  • Michelle Obama, Jill Biden visit NASCAR finale

    Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are visiting NASCAR's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

  • Occupy DC protesters march down M Street to the Key Bridge which connects Georgetown to Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, Thursday, November 17, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    District of Columbia police arrest 11 protesters occupying building

    District of Columbia police on Saturday evening arrested 11 protesters and planned to charge them with unlawful entry after officers entered and cleared an abandoned city-owned building that had been occupied by a group inspired by Occupy D.C.

  • ** FILE ** Sen. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., arrives for a meeting with bipartisan members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often called the supercommittee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    U.S. budget woes could hit European missile defense

    A breakdown in high-stakes budget talks in Congress could threaten plans for a missile defense shield in Europe.

  • An Afghan delegate, Mahmood Khan Sulaiman Khial, left, gestures as he speaks with a colleague Gul Badshah Majidi on the third day of loya jirga or grand council in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke Wednesday on the opening day of the meeting where the elders are discussing negotiations under way for a U.S.-Afghan agreement to govern the presence of U.S. troops after 2014, when most international forces are to have left or moved into support roles. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    Afghan assembly endorses talks with U.S. on troops

    President Hamid Karzai received a resounding endorsement Saturday from a traditional national assembly to negotiate a security agreement that could keep a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan past 2014, when most international forces are to have left. The size of the force is subject to negotiations but a future deal could keep thousands of American troops here for years.

  • University of California, Davis, student Mike Fetterman, receives a treatment for pepper spray by UC Davis firefighter Nate Potter, after campus police dismantled an Occupy Wall Street encampment on the campus quad in Davis, Calif., Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    UC Davis launches probe after pepper spray video

    Video of a tense standoff between police and Occupy demonstrators at the University of California, Davis shows an officer using pepper spray on a group of protesters who appear to be sitting passively on the ground with their arms interlocked.

  • A protester throws a tear gas grenade back at Egyptian riot police in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Egypt police clash with protesters ahead of vote

    Egyptian riot police firing tear gas and rubber bullets stormed into Cairo's Tahrir Square Saturday to dismantle a protest tent camp, setting off intense clashes that injured at least 507 people.

  • From left, Presidents of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russia Dmitry Medvedev and Belarus Alexander Lukashenko meet in Moscow's Kremlin on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Presidential Press Service)

    New terror attacks threaten Kazakhstan's security

    A spate of shootings and explosions has forced Kazakhstan's long-suppressed debate on terror into the open, causing complications for the country's autocratic ruler at home and abroad.

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