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Archive | December 15, 2009

Suicide Car Bomb Kills Eight, Injures 40 in Elite Kabul Neighborhood

DEC 15 2009 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — A suicide car bombing in an elite neighborhood of Kabul, Afghanistan killed at least eight people and wounded at least 40. A man drove a car to a checkpoint near the Heetal Plaza Hotel in Kabul’s Wazir Akbar Khan district of the city — a bomb in the car detonated and […]

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Coming to America, Coming to Illinois: The New Gitmo at Thomson Correctional Center

Administration officials as well as Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn are expected to make an official announcement at the White House that Guantanamo Bay detainees will be transferred to an underutilized high-security prison in Illinois. GOP Rep. Mark Kirk, who is running for President Obama’s former Senate seat, believes moving Guantanamo […]

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Chicago Travel Agent and 2nd Terror Suspect Had Advanced Knowledge of Mumbai, India Attack

Chicago travel agent Tahawwur Hussain Rana Rana and terror suspect David Headley, 49, had advance knowledge of last year’s deadly three-day attack on Mumbai, India, according to newly filed documents by federal prosecutors in Chicago. Tahawwur Hussain Rana Rana is heard on a secret tape recording admitting that he knew Pakistani terrorists were going to […]

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COP15 Climate Conference: Tensions Increase as Poor Nations Stage a Walkout

The divide between rich and poor countries boiled over Monday when negotiators for the Group of 77 — which represents developing countries as well as large emerging economies such as Brazil, India and China — walked out of the negotiations in the morning. ‘Inadequate aid offers from rich countries.’ WIKIPEDIA: Group of 77, COP15 — […]

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