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We have started to collect the most important news related to United States in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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"Barrack" mugs withdrawn from Australia's parliament gift shop

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 9:01
related countries: Australia Australia

A gift shop at Australia's Parliament House withdraws 200 mugs marking US President Barack Obama's visit because of a spelling glitch.
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"I'm not a freaking cricket match!"

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 16:27
related places: Sydney

US babysitter Ashley Kerekes has become an overnight celebrity and bagged a free trip to the fifth Test in Sydney, all because of her Twitter name - @theashes.
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$17.5m in fines for Satyam fraud

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 4:51
related countries: India India

Satyam and PricewaterCoopers agree to pay a combined $17.5m in fines to settle a US probe into one of India's biggest corporate scandals.
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$2m file-sharing fine is slashed

Monday, January 25th 2010, 10:27

A US woman told to pay a huge fine for pirating pop songs has had the damages claim slashed to $54,000.
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$60m insider trader found guilty

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 0:13

US hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of making more than $60m from insider trading.
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'9/11 planners' set for US trial

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 20:36

The US formally sends to trial five suspected al-Qaeda militants, including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused of planning the 9/11 terror attacks.
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'Abducted' Iranian surfaces in US

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 14:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Washington

A nuclear scientist at the centre of a US-Iran abduction row takes refuge in the Iranian section of Pakistan's US embassy.
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'Above normal' hurricanes in 2006

Monday, May 22nd 2006, 15:31
related places: Atlantic

This year's Atlantic hurricane season will be "above normal" but less severe than 2005, the US climate agency says.
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'Abuses' in Burma's Kachin state

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 7:17
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma is accused of "serious abuses" against the ethnic Kachin people in a report by the US campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW).
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'Active' US hurricane season seen

Friday, May 24th 2013, 1:57
related places: Atlantic

US forecasters predict an "active or extremely active" Atlantic hurricane season of seven to 11 hurricanes, up from the average of six.
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'Adolf Hitler's skull' turns out to have belonged to a woman

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 23:24

A bone fragment believed to part of Adolf Hitler's skull has been revealed as being that of an unidentified woman, US scientists say.
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'Afghan soldier' kills CIA staff

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 15:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Eight Americans working for the CIA at a base in Afghanistan are killed by a bomber reportedly dressed as an Afghan soldier.
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'African US embassy bomber dead'

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 17:08
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, a senior al-Qaeda figure suspected of playing a key role in the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa, is killed in Somalia, officials say.
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'Al-Qaeda boys' in training video

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 4:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq

US and Iraqi forces release video purporting to show young children taking part in deadly training exercises.
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'Al-Qaeda figure' killed in Iraq

Friday, September 28th 2007, 18:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The US military says it has killed a senior al-Qaeda figure in an air strike in Iraq, naming him as Abu Osama al-Tunisi.
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'Al-Qaeda gunmen' killed in Iraq

Friday, June 22nd 2007, 18:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq

US helicopters kill 17 suspected al-Qaeda-linked gunmen near Baquba north of Baghdad, the US military says.
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'Al-Qaeda leaders' sparked closures

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 1:58

Intercepted conversations between two senior al-Qaeda figures prompted the sudden closure of many American diplomatic missions, US media report.
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'Al-Qaeda man' sentenced to death

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 10:36
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania
related places: Nouakchott

A Mauritanian court sentences an alleged member of al-Qaeda's North African branch to death for the 2009 killing of a US man in the capital, Nouakchott.
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'Al-Qaeda weapons supplier' freed

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 2:10
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Toronto

A Canadian accused by the US of supplying weapons to al-Qaeda is freed after a judge in Toronto refuses to extradite him to the US.
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'Al-Qaeda' arrest in East Africa

Thursday, June 7th 2007, 0:07

The US says a suspected al-Qaeda member has been captured in East Africa and sent to Guantanamo Bay.
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'Al-Qaeda' arrests in Afghanistan

Wednesday, February 7th 2007, 6:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan say they have arrested two suspected al-Qaeda militants.
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'Al-Qaeda' arrests in Afghanistan

Sunday, July 30th 2006, 0:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan say they have detained four suspected al-Qaeda militants.
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'Al-Qaeda' members killed in Iraq

Friday, June 20th 2008, 12:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The US military says four militants have been killed during operations against the al-Qaeda in Iraq network.
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'Al-Qaeda' woman appears in court

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 23:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani woman scientist accused of links to al-Qaeda appears in a US court charged with trying to kill US soldiers.
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'All accounted for' in US blast

Monday, February 8th 2010, 18:55

Everyone has been accounted for after an explosion at a US power plant, leaving the death toll at five, officials say.
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'Alpha Dog' drug dealer convicted

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 9:24

A US court convicts a drug dealer of murdering a teenager - a case that inspired the film Alpha Dog starring Justin Timberlake.
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'American Taliban' sues prison

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 1:23

American-born Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh testifies in federal court that restrictions on group prayer for Muslim prisoners are "absurd".
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'American' arrested in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 5:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

A man thought to be a US citizen is arrested in a tribal area close to the Afghan border, police say.
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Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 14:07

A New York City dancer contracts respiratory anthrax, thought to be from raw animal hides on his drums.
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'Anti-obesity vaccine' developed

Monday, July 31st 2006, 23:47

US researchers create a vaccine that prevents rats gaining weight - offering clues about human treatments.
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'Argument' clue to Fort Hood attack

Friday, April 4th 2014, 13:37
related places: Texas

The US Army says there is a "strong possibility" a gunman who killed three people at a base in Texas was involved in a row before the shooting.
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'Arizona gunman' appears in court

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 1:51
related places: Arizona

A man charged with trying to assassinate a US congresswoman in a shooting that left six people dead appears in a federal courtroom in Arizona.
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'Arms deal' trial for Viktor Bout

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 20:36
related places: New York

The trial of Viktor Bout, charged with selling weapons and explosives to anti-American groups, begins in New York.
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'Arms dealer' Bout arrives in US

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 8:05
related countries: Russia Russia, Thailand Thailand
related places: New York

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout arrives in New York, following his extradition from Thailand and a diplomatic row with Russia.
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'Arms dealer' fights extradition

Friday, October 10th 2008, 10:28
related countries: Russia Russia, Thailand Thailand

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout appears in a Thai court to fight extradition to the US on terrorism charges.
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'Arson attacks' hit US churches

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 12:35
related places: Alabama

Nine Baptist churches in the US state of Alabama are hit in suspected arson attacks, police say.
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'Asleep' air controller suspended

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 18:38

US aviation officials suspend an air traffic controller who was unavailable to help two jets land at a busy Washington DC airport.
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'Australian Taleban' trial delay

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 12:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A federal judge in the US suspends the war crimes trial of an Australian prisoner at Guantanamo base.
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'Bad management' led to BP oil spill

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 18:10

BP has been severely criticised in a major report commissioned by President Barack Obama into the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the US last year.
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'Bad management' led to BP spill

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A major US report blames bad management decisions for the BP oil spill disaster and says it could all happen again without industry reform.
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'Balloon boy' found safe at home

Friday, October 16th 2009, 0:57
related places: Colorado

A six-year-old US boy thought to have been carried away by a helium balloon is found alive at his home in Colorado.
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'Barefoot bandit' pleads guilty

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 13:23
related places: Moore

Colton Harris-Moore, who gained cult status for a string of crimes across the US as a teenager, admits seven charges.
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'Barefoot Bandit' pleads guilty in Bahamas

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 1:18
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

A US teenager dubbed the "Barefoot Bandit" is deported by the Bahamas, where he was captured following a high-speed boat chase.
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'Barefoot Bandit' pleads guilty in Bahamas

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 1:16
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

A US teenager dubbed the "Barefoot Bandit" is deported by the Bahamas, where he was captured following a high-speed boat chase.
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'Barry from DC' - President Obama makes surprise radio call

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 17:07

The US president makes a surprise call during a radio show with outgoing Virginia Governor Tim Kaine.
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Thursday, May 20th 2010, 14:20

People who carry a lot of weight around their middle are at increased risk of developing dementia, say US researchers.
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'Bid to open exit' on US flight

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 20:34
related places: Denver, Las Vegas

A US airliner en route to Las Vegas was diverted to Denver after a passenger tried to open an exit door, officials say.
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'Bigfoot' filmmaker sues US state over free speech

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 2:59
related places: New Hampshire, Bigfoot

A film-maker who dressed up as Bigfoot sues the state of New Hampshire after park rangers told him he must have a permit to film up a mountain.
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'Bin Laden doctor' appeal urged

Monday, May 28th 2012, 17:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The brother of a Pakistani doctor recently sentenced to 33 years in prison for helping US intelligence calls for an appeal of the verdict.
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'Bin Laden in 9/11 trial threat'

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 13:54

A message said to be from Osama Bin Laden threatens to kill Americans if the US executes the alleged 9/11 mastermind.
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'Bin Laden tape' warns of attacks

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 16:31
related countries: Israel Israel

An audio tape said to be by Osama Bin Laden warns President Obama of more attacks if the US continues to back Israel.
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'Bin Laden tape' warns of attacks

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 22:16

Al-Jazeera airs a tape attributed to al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in which he warns of attacks on the US.
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'Bin Laden tape' warns of attacks

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 19:17

Al-Jazeera airs a tape attributed to al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in which he warns of attacks on the US.
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'Bin Laden' blames climate change on US

Friday, January 29th 2010, 12:28

A new audio tape said to be from al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden blames global warming on the US and other industrial nations.
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'Bin Laden' tape denounces Obama

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 17:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A taped message purportedly by al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden accuses Barack Obama of fuelling hatred of the US in Pakistan.
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'Bin Laden' tape harangues Obama

Monday, September 14th 2009, 3:47

A taped message purportedly by Osama Bin Laden is released, days after the US marked eight years since 9/11.
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'Birther' bill passes in US state

Friday, April 15th 2011, 18:00
related places: Arizona

The Arizona legislature passes a bill requiring presidential candidates to submit birth certificates in order to get on the state election ballot.
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'Black hole' scientist dies at 96

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 5:51

John Wheeler, the US physicist who coined the term "black hole", dies at the age of 96.
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'Bomb attack bid' on US airliner

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 6:25
related places: Detroit, Amsterdam

A fire aboard an airliner coming in to land in Detroit from Amsterdam was a failed bomb attack, US officials say.
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'Bomb' cry forces Texas landing

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 8:44
related places: Texas, New York, Las Vegas

A flight from New York to Las Vegas makes an emergency landing in Texas after the captain began yelling about a bomb, passengers say.
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'Boot camp'

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 13:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Elite US marines train for possible Afghan posting
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'Bribe' in Argentine cash affair

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 3:17
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A man who tried to fund an Argentine campaign was offered a bribe to hide the sources, a US court hears.
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'British boy' among Newtown dead

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 21:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Newtown

A six-year-old boy who is believed to be British is among the 26 victims of the massacre at a school in Connecticut, US.
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'Bullet-headache' man's wife held

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 14:44

A US woman faces firearms charges after doctors probing her husband's "headache" find a bullet in his head.
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'Can anyone hear that picture?'

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 9:30

US scientists have discovered people who can "hear" what they see.
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'Cancer monorail' can kill tumours

Monday, February 17th 2014, 7:43

Cancer "monorails" can be used to kill tumours by luring them into toxic pits or areas of the body that are safer to operate on, say US researchers.
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'Captain Beefheart' dies aged 69

Friday, December 17th 2010, 23:11

American musician and artist Don Van Vliet, best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart, has died aged 69.
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'Capture or kill' lawsuit blocked

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 17:26

A US judge throws out a lawsuit against the administration's alleged programme to capture or kill Americans who join militant groups abroad.
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'Carrot and stick'

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 2:15
related countries: Sudan Sudan

US administration chooses middle course on Sudan
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'Cartel boss' held in Venezuela

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 7:13
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

A suspected Colombian drugs baron has been arrested in Caracas and will be extradited to the US, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says.
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'Casual lunch' for Bush, Sarkozy

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 22:10
related countries: France France
related places: Bush, Maine

US President Bush hosts his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy, for informal talks at his family home in Maine.
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'Catastrophic' storm hits Texas

Saturday, September 13th 2008, 13:42
related places: Texas

Hurricane Ike makes landfall in Texas, causing flooding, damaging buildings and cutting power to millions of people.
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'Certain death' warning over Ike

Friday, September 12th 2008, 17:16
related places: Texas, Ike

Residents in the US state of Texas are urged to evacuate or face "certain death" ahead of Hurricane Ike.
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'Child porn' Senate aide kills self

Friday, January 24th 2014, 19:54
related places: Senate

A former senior US Senate aide who was arrested on child pornography charges last month was found dead after hanging himself, authorities say.
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'Child snatch' accused in court

Monday, August 4th 2008, 15:49

A father accused of snatching his young daughter on a supervised visit to the US appears in court.
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'Children die' in US plane crash

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 3:45
related places: Montana

A plane crashes in the US state of Montana, aviation officials say, killing at least 16 people including children.
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'Children used' in Iraq bombing

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 22:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A US military official says insurgents in Iraq used children in a bomb attack, raising fears of new tactics.
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'Chin-job' fever takes hold in US

Monday, April 16th 2012, 6:58

Chin implants are the fastest growing type of cosmetic procedure in the US according to plastic surgeons.
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'China hackers' hit Google e-mail

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 23:01
related countries: China China

Hackers in China have compromised personal e-mail accounts of top US officials, military personnel and journalists, Google says.
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'China in Google cyber attacks'

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 22:58
related countries: China China

Documents released by the Wikileaks website have suggested that senior members of the Chinese government co-ordinated cyber attacks on the search engine Google, and recruited a network of hackers to access secret US government and military informatio
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'China repression grows', says US

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 0:33
related countries: China China

The repression of religious freedom in some parts of China has intensified over the past year, a US report says.
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'China's Twitter' eyes US share sale

Friday, March 14th 2014, 22:59
related countries: China China

China's largest Twitter-like service Sina Weibo unveils plans to sell shares to raise $500m (£300m) on the US stock market.
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'CIA doctor' faces treason charge

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 17:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani inquiry into the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden urges treason charges against a doctor accused of working for the CIA.
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'Civilians spared' by Libya raids

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 7:03
related countries: Libya Libya

The US chief of staff for the mission in Libya insists there have been no reports of civilian casualties caused by allied action.
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'Clampdown' on UK-US child abusers

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 9:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Online child abusers will be targeted in a new international agency as Police Minister Damien Green flies to US to seal the deal.
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'Cloud hangs' over Lockerbie move

Friday, August 20th 2010, 16:24

A group of US senators says a "cloud of suspicion" still hangs over the release a year ago of the man responsible for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
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'Colombia-US base accord reached'

Saturday, August 15th 2009, 2:58
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia says it has struck a deal to allow the US to use its military bases, despite concerns in some South American nations.
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'Common anthrax' in US attacks

Monday, September 25th 2006, 12:44

Investigators revise the view that anthrax used in attacks in the US was of military grade, a US paper reports.
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'Complacency' led to US sub crash

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 2:14
related places: Gulf

The crew of a submarine made 'dozens of errors' before a collision in the Gulf, according to a US Navy report.
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'Complex' task for Afghan force

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 18:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US military's top officer, Admiral Mike Mullen, warns that the months ahead in Afghanistan will be challenging.
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'Cops without badges'

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 11:23

The US police force outsourcing to civilian detectives
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'Credibility on the line over Syria'

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 19:35
related countries: Syria Syria

President Obama says the credibility of the US and international community is on the line over its response to alleged chemical attacks by Syria.
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'Credible' US justice chief urged

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 5:07
related places: Congress

Congress seeks a successor to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales who will restore faith in the US justice system.
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'Critical time' for Iraq security

Monday, April 23rd 2007, 9:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The new US ambassador talks of critical months ahead for Iraq, and defends the idea of a wall in central Baghdad.
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'Cuts needed' to sustain Simpsons

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 11:30
related places: Fox, Simpsons

US network Fox says it can no longer afford to produce hit animated comedy The Simpsons without a pay cut for its cast.
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'Cyanide killed' US lottery winner

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 3:52
related places: Chicago

A Chicago lottery winner who died before cashing his winner's cheque was murdered, police say, after officials found he was killed by cyanide poisoning.
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'Cyber Storm' tests US defences

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 14:54

The US tests the security of its cyber systems in a week-long simulated attack run by Homeland Security.
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'Damascus gay girl' blog a hoax

Monday, June 13th 2011, 3:58
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A blog claiming to be written by a gay woman in Syria is revealed to be the work of an American man living in Scotland.
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'Daniel Pearl detainee' is dead

Friday, May 18th 2007, 17:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani man detained over the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl dies weeks after being released.
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'Darkest hour' in the Iraq war

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 9:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Time

Time magazine journalist Jim Frederick describes the sequence of events which led to four US soldiers committing a war atrocity in Iraq in 2006
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