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  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of soldier's survivors

     Iraq's fracture adds to pain of soldier's survivors
    When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the Landecks. Richard and Vicki Landeck live in...
  • DUHble whammy: Man who made bogus bomb threat left a lasting impression

    DUHble whammy: Man who made bogus bomb threat left a lasting impression
    Yo, dude, it looks like you bombed out in Terrorism 101. This is a DUHble doozy. Deputies are looking for someone to drop the dime on a dude who reported a fake bomb threat at the Florida Power and Light plant at Port Everglades, reports the South...
  • Iraq parliament balks at resolving leadership crisis

    Expectations that Iraq’s new parliament would soon resolve a leadership crisis were dashed  Monday when deeply divided lawmakers pushed back a meeting scheduled for Tuesday. Officials initially announced that the next parliamentary session had...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • Civilian casualties up sharply in Afghanistan as U.S. departure nears

    Accelerating a grim trend in the evolving war in Afghanistan, civilian casualties rose sharply in the first half of this year due to heavier ground combat between government forces and insurgents in populated areas, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...
  • LAPD officers work behind the scenes — and the camera

    LAPD officers work behind the scenes — and the camera
    If Officer Joel Morales was nervous when he met Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck outside the department's downtown headquarters, he didn't show it. And if Beck was anxious that the young patrolman might make him look bad on a video Morales was...
  • 'Good Spy' scrutinizes Middle East CIA officer Robert Ames

    The collapse last month of America's latest efforts to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal marked another spin in the relentless cycle of heartache, conflict and terrorism in the Middle East. Arguably no American was more familiar with the region's...
  • How Syria's civil war threatens Lebanon's fragile peace

    Three years into the Syrian civil war, neighboring Lebanon is fraying at the seams. Over the last year, as Lebanese Sunni Muslim jihadis and their counterparts in the Shiite militia Hezbollah fought each other in Syria, at least 16 car bombs detonated...
  • CANNES: Film Movement Acquires 'God's Slave' (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Ramping up its slate of films from young, cutting-edge Latin American directors, North American distributor Film Movement has acquired Venezuelan Joel Novoa's "God's Slave," a standout Latin American debut. Described as "riveting" by Roger...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect charged with federal gun crime

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect charged with federal gun crime
    Todd Wheeler Jr., the Glen Burnie man accused of making bombs in his home, has been charged with a federal gun crime. Wheeler was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore with one count of possession of firearms by a prohibited person,...