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9/11 – the day everything, and nothing, changed

By Osama Saeed "The kaleidoscope has been shaken," said Tony Blair in the weeks after 9/11. "The pieces are in flux, soon they will...

Libyan rebels in Megrahi snub to UK and US

The leaders of the Libyan Transitional Council have rejected calls to hand over Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi to US or UK authorities. The announcement today by...

US narrowly avoids debt default as Congress votes for emergency deal

by a Newsnet reporter  The US has staved off the first default in its history as congressmen voted to back the emergency package aimed...

UK-US relationship “essential” says Cameron

Meeting for talks with US President Barack Obama, as part of his current state visit, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the "special...

NATO intensifies attack on Libya

Early yesterday morning, NATO aircraft struck at least 15 targets in central Tripoli in an ongoing attempt to force Muammar Gaddafi from power. ...

US police arrest woman over 16-hour mobile phone conversation

After talking loudly on a mobile phone for 16 hours on a train going from Oakland, California to Salem, Washington, Lakeysha Beard, 39, was...

Storms continue to batter south US

Officials have said that at least 193 people have been killed by tornadoes and storms in the south-eastern United States. 128...

Liars’ Lexicon – Mark to Market

by David Malone I thought it was time to draft another entry in the Liars' Lexicon.  This time let's look at Mark to Market...