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Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty of terrorism-related charges

One of Osama bin Laden’s sons-in-law has been found guilty of terrorism-related charges by a federal jury in New York.<p>Suleiman Abu Ghaith has been convicted of conspiring to kill Americans, conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, and providing such support.<p>He faces life in prison, but …

Upcoming Europe elections under focus at CDU congress | DW | 05.04.2014

High on the agenda for Saturday's meeting in Berlin is the stability of the euro, industrial policy and creating jobs - topics central to the theme …

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Afghans vote in presidential poll

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan</b> - It was not without its glitches, but an election which will result in the first democratic transfer of power in Afghanistan went off without major incident.<p>There were minor attacks during Saturday's presidential poll, leading to nearly 900 voting stations being closed due to …

Taliban warnings defied as Afghans flock to vote in 'massive victory for our people'

In anxious preparation for a historic presidential election, Afghanistan fortified its cities against attack, primed observers to detect fraud ... then was blind-sided by a problem no one had even dared to imagine – unprecedented voter enthusiasm.<p>Defying Taliban threats and the more mundane …

Congressman's Lament: $174,000 Isn't Enough To Make Ends Meet

In what world does an annual salary of $174,000 meet the definition of underpaid?<p>That would be in the nation's capital, where soon-to-be-retired Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., said Americans should know that their members of Congress — as the board of directors for the "largest economic entity in the …