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07/12/2007

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Pakistan Raids Mosque, Ending Siege

Pakistani commandos cleared the Red Mosque complex of all its defenders Wednesday, ending a fierce eight-day siege and street battles that left more than 80 dead.

Life Terms Given to 4 in Britain

A judge Wednesday sentenced four al-Qaida-inspired plotters to life in prison for attempting to bomb London's transit system on July 21, 2005, two weeks after suicide bombers killed 52 commuters in the city.

Top Libyan Court Upholds Foreigners' Death Sentences

Libya's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentences of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor convicted of infecting more than 400 children with HIV, though the verdict may not be final.

Mourners Commemorate Srebrenica

Twelve years after the Srebrenica massacre, sobbing relatives searched for lost loved ones in a sea of coffins -- 465 newly identified victims found in mass graves.

Ideology Trumped Science for Bush Team

The first U.S. surgeon general appointed by U.S. President George W. Bush accused the administration Tuesday of political interference on key issues like embryonic stem cell research.

Lawn Chair Dreamer Soars Over 310 Kilometers

Last weekend, Kent Couch settled down in his lawn chair with some snacks -- and a parachute. Attached to his lawn chair were 105 large helium balloons.

News in Brief

U.S. Missionary DetainedTyagachyov Named Senator100 Car Deaths Every Day60% Voter TurnoutSenators Pass Extremism BillU.S. Businessman Cleared

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