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Italy's Berlusconi Reportedly Punched in Face at Rally

Italian news reports say a man punched Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi in the face at a rally in Milan and the leader was whisked away in a car after falling to the ground.

Denmark: Nearly 1,000 Climate Protesters Released

Danish police released hundreds of activists who were detained during a climate demonstration as environment ministers met for informal talks aimed at advancing negotiations on a new global warming pact.

Amanda Knox 'Scared,' But 'Always Hoping' After Trial

Amanda Knox told The Associated Press from her jail cell Sunday that she is scared but hopeful eight days after an Italian court sentenced her to 26 years in prison for the murder of her British roommate.

Spike in Number of Cops Killed by Gunfire in Line of Duty

Over the past decade, small spikes in gunfire deaths have been common, but experts say they are surprised by the number of officers this year who have been specifically targeted by gunmen.

Iran Defiant While Warming to Nuclear Fuel Proposal

The U.S. and its allies fear that if Iran continues to develop its uranium-enriching process, it could eventually develop material for a nuclear weapon

Gillette Phasing Out Tiger Woods From Advertisements

A Swedish housing official has confirmed that Tiger Woods' wife bought a house on an island off Stockholm.

Protesters Urge Action on Climate Change at Summit

The thousands of protesters in Copenhagen demand more aid from the U.S., stronger commitment from President Obama to combat global warming

Climate Talks Advance in Copenhagen Amid Protests

Environment ministers from around the world were arriving in Copenhagen Saturday to ramp up pressure on climate negotiators.

Pakistan PM Says South Waziristan Offensive Is Over

The Pakistani army has finished its offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan, but may soon pursue militants in another part of the lawless tribal belt along the Afghan border, the prime minister said Saturday.

Arrests Raise Fears of American Jihad

The surge in alleged terror cases has raised concerns among counterterrorism officials.