This combination image shows 11 of the 26 suspects wanted by Dubai police in connection with the killing of a Hamas commander, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, in his Dubai hotel room last month. (Click enlargement for more information.)
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In the first such criminal trial of its kind, Judge Oscar Magi, shown here Wednesday in a Milan courtroom flanked by an aide, sentenced three Google executives to a six-month suspended sentence and absolved them of defamation charges.
Enchanted Journey: Orphaned in a Viking raid, Brendan (left) now lives in the fortified Abbey of Kells. But his talents and his natural curiosity drive him outdoors, to an enchanted forest where he meets the changeling girl Aisling.
New York Gov. David Paterson took office in 2008 after Eliot Spitzer stepped down in disgrace amid a sex scandal. Just last weekend, Paterson announced that he would fight to win a full term in office — despite persistent polls showing that most New Yorkers want a change.
Albert Barnes made a fortune in pharmaceuticals, and spent it acquiring a massive art collection. He specified that his collection — which includes dozens of works by Renoir, Cezanne and Matisse — should stay forever in Lower Merion, just outside Philadelphia.
In 1996, Californians voted to allow sick people with referrals from doctors to consume cannabis — and medical marijuana dispensaries cropped up. In the past two years, an estimated 800 operations set up shop in Los Angeles, while city leaders dragged their feet to regulate them — until now.
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Hummer vehicles offered for sale in June at Woodfield Hummer, a dealerhip in Schaumburg, Ill. GM's decision to end production of Hummers may result in job losses for autoworkers in Indiana.
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