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Scotland Yard Warns London of Possible Mumbai-Style Attack

Scotland Yard has warned businesses in London to expect a Mumbai-style attack on the capital.

Iran Admits Prisoners Were Beaten to Death by Jailers

After months of denials, Iran acknowledged Saturday that at least three people detained in the country's postelection turmoil were beaten to death by their jailers.

U.S. Hits Al Qaeda in Yemen

Sources say president ordered missile attacks, escalating administration's fight against terror organization• U.S. Officials: Arrests in Africa Link Al Qaeda and Drugs

New Jersey Dad's Battle With Brazil Threatening Ties

A U.S. man caught in a tug-of-war with his late ex-wife's relatives for custody of his son got a boost from Brazil's top prosecutor in a dispute that is testing an international child abduction treaty and heating up into a political tussle.

Fate of Health Care in Nelson's Hands

Sen. Ben Nelson — only known Dem holdout — will play role of Santa or Grinch, controlling passage of bill

Worst media bias vote of 2009

UNDATED - Nearly 8,000 of you participated in the public online voting for the Best Notable Quotables of 2009 (7,903 to be exact), weighing the idiocy and outrageousness of dozens of quotes from liberal reporters an

Leaders Throwing in the Towel in Copenhagen?

What began with excitement and anticipation two weeks ago ended Friday night with disappointment and anger for thousands, as world leaders and environmentalists streamed out of the Copenhagen climate conference without an agreement.

Did NFL Player Chris Henry Jump to His Death?

A witness claims an NFL player threatened to kill himself moments before taking a fatal fall from the back of a pickup truck.

Man Naked in Own Home Hit With Indecent Exposure

A Virginia man has been convicted of indecent exposure after police say he stood naked inside his house as a 7-year-old boy and his mother walked by.

Obama calls for action in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN — A visibly angry Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet at China and other developing nations Friday, declaring that the time has come "not to talk but to act" on climate change.