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Police hunting ‘Russian Rambo’ vigilantes arrest first suspect

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 20:00
Police hunting a group of vigilantes who have captured the public imagination by attacking “corrupt” officers arrested their first suspect yesterday.
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Soldiers buried in wrong graves in Arlington Cemetery ‘shambles’

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 20:00
America’s pantheon of war dead, the hallowed Arlington Cemetery on the edge of the capital, has mislaid more than 200 of its fallen heroes.

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Legacy of Helmand: families tell their stories of grief

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 20:00
Mark Wright

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Q&A on America’s response to BP crisis

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 20:00
Why does BP matter to Britain?
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El Salvador children are the killers in ruthless ‘game’ with guns

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 20:00
The skinny boy pulled up his red T-shirt and patted the gun tucked into his jeans as he reminisced about the first time that he killed.
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Hague court sentences Bosnian Serbs to life for Srebrenica genocide

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 08:48
Two Bosnian Serbs were today convicted of genocide and sentenced to life imprisonment for their role in the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995.
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South Korea’s first indigenous rocket explodes after 137 seconds

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 08:06
South Korea’s nascent commercial space programme suffered a disastrous setback today when a rocket carrying a satellite exploded without warning little more than two minutes into its flight.
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‘Violent’ anti-whaling activist begs for leniency in Japanese court

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 06:57
A New Zealand anti-whaling activist broke down in a Tokyo court today, as his lawyers pleaded for him to be spared prison for boarding a Japanese whaling ship and allegedly injuring one of its sailors with acid.

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Boris Johnson attacks America's 'anti-British rhetoric' on BP

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 05:58
Read more about the controversy over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill at The Times's new website: 'Kick-ass' Obama condemns BP chief executive | BP shares plunge as clean up costs soar | BP accused of 'judge-shopping' | BP accused of skewing Google search results on spill

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Hackers expose e-mail addresses of elite iPad owners in AT&T breach

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 04:49
A group of internet hackers have obtained the e-mail addresses of 114,000 iPad owners by exploiting a vulnerability in an AT&T website.
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Families of oil rig victims to visit White House

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 02:58
The families of the 11 workers killed when the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico will meet President Obama today as they visit the White House.
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Democrat nominee refuses to step down despite sexual harassment charges

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 01:33
He is an unemployed military veteran living at home with his parents. Much to Democrats’ irritation, he is also the party’s US Senate nominee in South Carolina.

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Anti-Islam Wilders in line for Cabinet role as Liberals narrowly win Dutch elections

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 01:14
The Freedom Party of the anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders emerged as the third force in Dutch politics last night, nearly doubling its number of seats in Parliament in the country’s general elections.

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Brazilian father ‘had seven children’ with daughter he imprisoned

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 23:15
A woman in a remote fishing village in Brazil has been freed by police after being imprisoned and repeatedly raped by her father for twelve years, during which time she bore him seven children.

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Fatal Mexican border shooting sparks armed stand-off on the Rio Grande

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 20:01
An armed confrontation between Mexican soldiers and US Border Patrol agents was threatening to create a full-scale diplomatic incident last night.

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Brutal battle that saved Australia

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 20:01
The Kokoda Track campaign has been described as the battle that saved Australia, Australia’s Thermopylae. Even if this is an exaggeration, there is still some truth in it.

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Success of Sarah Palin picks shows lasting power of former contender

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 20:01
If there is a lesson to be drawn from these primaries it is that a Sarah Palin endorsement is a serious accolade, even if she will never be a serious presidential candidate.

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Explorer finds dead soldiers at lost battlefield in Papua New Guinea

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 20:01
After hours of trekking through the steaming jungle in the heart of Papua New Guinea, Brian Freeman finally reached his destination.

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US helicopter shot down trying to evacuate casualty from a British base

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 20:01
Read an exclusive investigation into Britain's Helmand mission on The Times's new website:

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$400m for Gaza as US asks Israel to reconsider $‘unsustainable’ blockade

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 20:01
Barack Obama pledged $400 million ($£275 million) in aid to Gaza and the West Bank yesterday, calling on Israel to reconsider its “unsustainable” blockade on the Hamas-run territory.

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