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Coe says 2012 Olympics won't be harmed by riots

LONDON (AP) -- London Olympic organizing committee chairman Sebastian Coe says there are "lessons to be learned" from the recent rioting in the British capital....

Coe says 2012 Olympics won't be harmed by riots

LONDON (AP) -- London Olympic organizing committee chairman Sebastian Coe says there are "lessons to be learned" from the recent rioting in the British capital....

Coe says 2012 Olympics won't be harmed by riots

LONDON (AP) -- London Olympic organizing committee chairman Sebastian Coe says there are "lessons to be learned" from the recent rioting in the British capital....

UN cutting costs by the word

GENEVA (AP) -- Even words aren't cheap anymore. The United Nations, not normally known for terseness, is putting a word limit on the thousands of reports it produces each year to try to save money and diplomats' time....

UN cutting costs by the word

GENEVA (AP) -- Even words aren't cheap anymore. The United Nations, not normally known for terseness, is putting a word limit on the thousands of reports it produces each year to try to save money and diplomats' time....

UN cutting costs by the word

GENEVA (AP) -- Even words aren't cheap anymore. The United Nations, not normally known for terseness, is putting a word limit on the thousands of reports it produces each year to try to save money and diplomats' time....

APNewsBreak: Facial recognition in use after riots

LONDON (AP) -- Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a senior police chief told The Associated Press on Thursday, with officers feeding photographs of suspects through Scotland Yard's newly updated face-matching program....

Libyan exiles occupy Libyan Embassy in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Police stormed the Libyan Embassy in Stockholm on Thursday to arrest seven protesters who had occupied the building, torn down images of Moammar Gadhafi and threatened to commit suicide by jumping out windows....

Gunman killed after attacking Estonian ministry

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- A gunman armed with explosives entered Estonia's Defense Ministry on Thursday and opened fire, but police stormed the building and killed him, officials said. No one else was hurt....

Rehabilitation through Zen drumming inTaiwan

CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) -- Twenty inmates pound barrel-sized drums in a Taiwanese prison courtyard until they are so drenched with sweat that colorful tattoos show through their thin cotton T-shirts....

Mexico marks century of comic Cantinflas' birth

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- It is hard to think of a Mexican Everyman without turning to Cantinflas, the tattered, droopy-pants character created by comic Mario Moreno in the "tent theaters" of Mexico's slums in the 1930s....

US joins minnows NZ, Belgium in AA+ credit club

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- When Standard & Poor's downgraded the debt of the United States last week, the U.S. joined just two other countries with an AA+ rating - Belgium and New Zealand....

US joins minnows NZ, Belgium in AA+ credit club

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- When Standard & Poor's downgraded the debt of the United States last week, the U.S. joined just two other countries with an AA+ rating - Belgium and New Zealand....

Bali bombing suspect extradited to Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A key suspect in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people was escorted home to Indonesia under tight security to stand trial Thursday, six months after he was captured in the same northwestern Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was killed....

UK man charged with robbing Malaysian student

LONDON (AP) -- Police have charged a 21-year-old man with robbing an injured Malaysian student whose videotaped attack during the London riots drew outrage in Britain....

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