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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  December 31, 2009

December 1st month without US combat death in Iraq 1/1/2010, 6:25 a.m. PST
(AP) BAGHDAD - December was the first month since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq nearly seven years ago in which no U.S. forces died in combat in the country.
Lawyer questions plan to tear down Afghan prison 12/31/2009, 11:39 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - A Pentagon plan to demolish its prison at Bagram, Afghanistan, amounts to destroying evidence in the cases of detainees who say they were tortured there, an attorney said Thursday.
Scientists find clue to killer of Tasmanian devils 12/31/2009, 11:06 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - Fierce as they are, Tasmanian devils can't beat a contagious cancer that threatens to wipe them out. Now scientists think they've found the disease's origin, a step in the race to save Australia's snarling marsupial.
Obama commends CIA employees for heroic service 12/31/2009, 11:01 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the seven CIA employees killed by a suicide bomber on in eastern Afghanistan come from a "long line of patriots" whose courageous service has helped to thwart terrorist plots and save lives.
CIA Director: 7 CIA workers killed in Afghanistan 12/31/2009, 10:19 a.m. PST
(AP) KABUL - The Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for infiltrating a CIA post with a suicide bomber who set off an explosion that killed seven American intelligence staffers and wounded six others in an attack believed one of the worst in the agency's history.
AP source: CIA base chief killed in attack 12/31/2009, 8:58 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - The Associated Press has learned that the chief of the CIA's base in the Khost province of Afghanistan was among those killed by a suicide bomber along the Afghan-Pakistan frontier.
CIA says seven employees killed in attack on Afghan base 12/31/2009, 8:41 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - CIA says seven employees killed in attack on Afghan base.
Pakistan to seek terror charges against Americans 12/31/2009, 7:51 a.m. PST
(AP) ISLAMABAD - Pakistani police said Thursday they plan to ask a court to charge five Americans arrested in early December with terrorism, and will seek life sentences against them.
Washington Times slashes staff; sports section out 12/31/2009, 7:39 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - The Washington Times will slash newsroom staff by more than 40 percent and eliminate its sports section as it revamps to focus on politics, business and investigative reporting.
AP-AF--APNewsAlert, AF 12/31/2009, 6:35 a.m. PST
(AP) MOGADISHU, Somalia - Police chief: Court released Somali suspect who tried to board plane with chemicals, syringe.
Yemen: Visa of Nigerian would-be-bomber expired 12/31/2009, 6:09 a.m. PST
(AP) SAN'A, Yemen - The Nigerian suspected in the attempted attack on a U.S. airliner had stayed on in Yemen illegally after his visa expired three months ago, Yemeni security officials said Thursday.
Teenager arrested in West Bank mosque blaze 12/31/2009, 5:55 a.m. PST
(AP) JERUSALEM - Israeli police say a teenager has been arrested in connection with the torching of a West Bank mosque earlier this month
Greek mayor murdered over alleged scam 12/31/2009, 4:59 a.m. PST
(AP) THESSALONIKI, Greece - Police in northern Greece say two men have been arrested following the brutal shooting of a small-town mayor over an alleged embezzlement scam.
Airline hero says failed bombing mirrors script 12/31/2009, 4:12 a.m. PST
(AP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch traveler who has been hailed as a hero for stopping a suspected bomber on a U.S.-bound flight says the whole thing felt like a movie script-his own.
1 dead, many injured in Filipino New Year revelry 12/31/2009, 3:55 a.m. PST
(AP) MANILA, Philippines - Hundreds of Filipinos were injured by firecrackers and celebratory gunfire despite a government scare campaign in which doctors displayed surgical saws on TV to warn New Year revelers what awaited them if they were hurt by fireworks, officials said Thursday
Cyprus stubs out cigarettes on New Year's Day 12/31/2009, 3:53 a.m. PST
(AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cypriots will breathe easier New Year's Day when an indoor smoking ban takes effect in a bid to curb some of the highest levels of passive smoking in Europe.
Activists in Gaza and Israel protest Gaza blockade 12/31/2009, 3:48 a.m. PST
(AP) GAZA CITY, West Bank - Hundreds of demonstrators rallied on opposite sides of an Israeli-Gaza border crossing on Thursday to protest the blockade of the seaside territory imposed by Egypt and Israel.
Briton freed from Iraqi captivity to go home soon 12/31/2009, 3:42 a.m. PST
(AP) BAGHDAD - A Briton released this week after more than two years as a hostage in Iraq is in good health and preparing to come home soon, a British spokesman said Thursday.
Finnish police confirm 4 people dead in shooting at shopping mall 12/31/2009, 2:55 a.m. PST
(AP) HELSINKI, Finland - Finnish police confirm four people dead in shooting at shopping mall.
Taliban claim blasts killing Americans, Canadians 12/31/2009, 2:44 a.m. PST
(AP) KABUL - The Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for bombings that killed 14 people, including eight Americans and an Afghan in a suicide attack in the volatile east, and five Canadians in the south. CIA employees were believed to be among the victims.
UN to move some staff out of Pakistan for safety 12/31/2009, 2:10 a.m. PST
(AP) ISLAMABAD - The United Nations plans to temporarily relocate some of its international staff outside of Pakistan for security reasons following attacks that have killed at least 11 personnel in the country this year, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.


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