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  • BOOK REVIEW: When suicide is a terror tool

    In "Driven to Death," Ariel Merari brings together insights accumulated over a more-than-40-year career as one of the world's top academic experts on terrorism and its suicide variety.


  • In this Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 photo, Charlie Gilmour, the son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, is seen participating in a demonstration in central London against government plans to triple tuition fees. Charlie Gilmour has issued a public apology for climbing on top of one of Britain's most important war memorials and trying to rig a British flag during the violent student protests against rising university fees. He added in a statement Friday Dec. 10, 2010 that he was ashamed for his 'moment of idiocy' and he did not realize the Cenotaph in central London commemorates Britain's war dead. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Pink Floyd star's son held over student protest

    Police arrested the son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour on Sunday after he was photographed climbing a war memorial during violent student protests.


  • Eight die in Afghan minibus bombing

    An explosives-packed minibus blew up at the entrance of a joint NATO-Afghan base in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing six NATO troops and two Afghan soldiers as they prepared to head out on patrol.


  • Briefly

    Student protesters made physical contact with the wife of Prince Charles during an attack on the couple's car that has sparked a review of royal security, a British government minister said Sunday.


  • This image from video shows emergency services as they attend the scene after a car exploded in the center of Stockholm on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. Two separate explosions shook the busy shopping area in central Stockholm on Saturday. This car exploded and another unexplained explosion happened shortly after leaving one person dead, rescue officials said. (AP photo/TV4)

    First terrorism since 1970s shocks Swedes

    No one died except for the likely bomber, but two explosions in Sweden's capital tore at the fabric of this tolerant and open nation — a society that hadn't seen a terrorist attack in more than three decades.


  • Auctioneer David Redden conducts bidding for the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn at Sotheby's in New York on Friday. (Associated Press)

    Custer's flag sells for $2.2 million

    The only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn in southeastern Montana sold at auction Friday for $2.2 million.


  • World Scene

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Sunday urged her fellow Americans not to forget Haiti as she wrapped up a two-day visit to the crisis-torn Caribbean country.


  • Israeli troops kill 2 Palestinians on Gaza border

    The Israeli military said Sunday that troops had killed two unarmed Palestinians trying to cross into Israel from Gaza.


  • Iraqi security forces inspect the scene of a car-bomb attack in Ramadi on Sunday. A suicide bomber blew up his car outside government offices in a province west of the Iraqi capital, killing and wounding scores of people, including women and elderly people waiting to collect welfare checks, officials said. (Associated Press)

    Suicide bomber kills 17 in Ramadi attack

    A suicide bomber blew up his car Sunday outside government offices in a province west of the Iraqi capital, killing 17 people, including women and elderly people waiting to collect welfare checks, officials said.


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