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  • Michael P. Downing

    Inside the Ring

    The head of the Los Angeles Police Department's intelligence and special operations unit said the federal government's efforts to share intelligence with state and local law enforcement agencies needs to be improved.


  • Thousands of Syrian women and children holding white flags and olive branches blocked a main coastal highway in Banias, Syria, on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, to demand that authorities release those detained in a crackdown on opponents of the Assad regime, witnesses said. (AP Photo)

    In new protest, Syrian women block main highway

    Thousands of Syrian women and children holding white flags and olive branches blocked a main coastal highway Wednesday, demanding authorities release people detained during a crackdown on opponents of the regime, witnesses said.


  • FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2010 file photo Singer Justin Bieber performs at Madison Square Garden. The Israeli prime minister's office says tentative plans for a meeting with visiting pop teen sensation Justin Bieber have been called off, and the cause of the breakdown is in dispute. A spokesman for Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday April 13, 2011 that Bieber representatives raised the idea of a meeting and the Israeli leader "was open" to the possibility. Bieber spokesman Scooter Brown says a meeting was never pursued.(AP Photo/Evan Agostini, Files)

    Israel PM meeting with pop singer Bieber scrapped

    The Israeli prime minister's office says tentative plans for a meeting with visiting pop teen sensation Justin Bieber have been called off.


  • A cafe owner (center) makes espresso in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday while news coverage of the Doha, Qatar, talks on the Libyan crisis plays on a TV in the background and a man seen reflected in the shop window (left) walks past outside. (AP Photo)

    Arabs, West plan to fund Libyan rebels, possibly from Gadhafi's accounts

    Western and Arab leaders Wednesday agreed to provide ragtag Libyan rebels with "material support" and funds, possibly from Col. Moammar Gadhafi's frozen foreign bank accounts, as they escalated international pressure on the Libyan dictator to relinquish power.


  • 3 men not guilty in 2008 drive-by shootings in D.C.'s Trinidad

    A D.C. Superior Court jury has acquitted three of five men charged in connection with a series of drive-by shootings in northeast Washington in 2008.


  • Delegates from the Libya Contact Group meet in Doha, Qatar, on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Representatives of the Libyan rebels called for stronger international pressure on Col. Moammar Gadhafi's regime as Western and Arab envoys gathered to discuss options. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

    2 blasts heard outside Libyan capital

    NATO launched news airstrikes Wednesday on targets held by Col. Moammar Gadhafi as the rebel movement urged a stronger air campaign that will allow them to advance on Col. Gadhafi's territory.


  • U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp, commander of the United Nations Command, speaks at the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission building in the cross-border village of Panmunjeom in Korea's Demilitarized Zone on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, to mark the 57th anniversary of the signing the Korean War armistice. (AP Photo/Kim Jae-hwan, Pool)

    U.S.: China's 1st aircraft carrier watched by region

    China's first aircraft carrier could begin sea trials as early as this summer, and its deployment would change significantly the perception of the balance of power in the region, the chief of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Tuesday.


  • GRAY: Lack of debate on Libya will haunt Obama

    Although Libya is receding from the front pages and cable television, our involvement is not going to end soon. Attention will migrate to other issues, but the question of public approval will resurface, and with it the question of whether the White House should have sought congressional authorization and should do so even now.


  • Republican forces soldier Abdoulaye Sanogo (front) wears a wig he said belonged to Simone Gbagbo, wife of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. The wig was found in her bedroom at the presidential residence as forces allied with President Alassane Ouattara captured the Gbagbos on Monday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

    Ivory Coast generals pledge loyalty to Ouattara

    Five generals pledged their loyalty to President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday following the capture of the country's strongman leader after a four-month standoff, as French and Ivorian forces worked to eliminate the last pockets of resistance.


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