Saturday, September 29, 2012

Gitmo's youngest detainee returned to Canada

 
  

A onetime teen al-Qaida fighter who was also Guantanamo Bay's youngest prisoner and last Westerner has been transferred to his native Canada on Saturday.A onetime teen al-Qaida fighter who was also Guantanamo Bay's youngest prisoner and last Westerner has been transferred to his native Canada on Saturday.



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Amber Alert for 2 children after Tenn. fire

 

 

Authorities in Tennessee issued a statewide Amber Alert for two siblings missing since their grandparent's home was destroyed by a fire.Authorities in Tennessee issued a statewide Amber Alert for two siblings missing since their grandparent's home was destroyed by a fire.



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The small towns where home price gains are big

 
  

The advantages of small-town living are well known to Americans — and not just because of Norman Rockwellesque clichés about values, neighborliness and pace of life.The advantages of small-town living are well known to Americans — and not just because of Norman Rockwellesque clichés about values, neighborliness and pace of life.



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Friend: Masked teen slain by dad seemed 'fine' before

 
  

Tyler Giuliano seemed happy playing an online game with friends, but hours later, authorities say, he was outside wearing a ski mask and wielding a knife when he was shot by his father.

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US in command with 8-4 lead at Ryder Cup

 

 

Phil Mickelson celebrates after another U.S. birdie during the Ryder Cup.It's another big day for the Americans, who have a commanding 8-4 lead over Europe after winning all but one foursome on Saturday.



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Libyan president Magarief ready to die for democracy

 
 

He was wanted by Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi for years and survived seven assassination attempts, but the new president of Libya says he is ready to die for his country.

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Israelis are prepared – and not – for an Iran attack

 
  

The latest opinion polls showing that half of Israelis fear for the continued existence of their state if war breaks out with Iran.The latest opinion polls showing that half of Israelis fear for the continued existence of their state if war breaks out with Iran.



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Carmageddon 2, the sequel: Serious this time?

 
  

The sequel to Carmageddon has had its midnight premiere, and Los Angeles transportation officials are hoping the weekend proves as successful as last year's first edition.

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Trial of pope's ex-butler over leaked papers begins


 

Pope Benedict's former butler, Paolo Gabriele, went on trial Saturday for allegedly stealing and leaking papal correspondence to the media.Pope Benedict's former butler, Paolo Gabriele, went on trial Saturday for allegedly stealing and leaking papal correspondence to the media.



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Al-Qaida group withdraws from its last Somali bastion

 

 

Somalia's al-Shabab rebels withdrew from the Somali city of Kismayo, the rebel group said Saturday, a day after Kenyan and Somali forces attacked the militants' last bastion.

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Humboldt County Fire

  A fire in Humboldt County near Wietchpec, named the 96 Fire, was controlled at 14 acres and is 90% contained as of 6 PM on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

US takes 5-3 lead after Day 1 of Ryder Cup

 
  

Despite an 0-2 mark from Tiger Woods, the Americans have the early edge over the Europeans.Despite an 0-2 mark from Tiger Woods, the Americans have the early edge over the Europeans.



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