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Somali Pirate Captain Trapped With Promises Of Movie Stardom

Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as "Afweyne" or Big Mouth, was detained when he arrived at Brussels airport on Saturday with another suspect identified as Mohamed M. A. or "Tiiceey", federal prosecutor Johan Delmulle told a news conference.<p>Tiiceey is a former governor of the Somali region of Himan and …

Mysterious American Man Found Dead In Egyptian Jail

An American man was found dead in an Egyptian prison cell this weekend. Sophia Jones reports.<p>A U.S. citizen, held under mysterious circumstances in …

Israel says it found ‘terror tunnel’ from inside Gaza - Video on NBCNews.com

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This week's 5 best songs

What songs have been doing it for you recently? Whether it's a brand new track, something you've just discovered, or an old-favourite you've dug out for a listen, drop us your recommendations below.<p>Here's some of the music that's been doing it for our writers over the past few days.<p>TLC – Meant To Be<p>…

Rand Paul's Muslim-Bashing Speech

The Tea Party senator’s attack on Muslims was nothing short of ‘hate speech,’ says Dean Obeidallah.<p>Was Rand Paul’s most recent, big set-piece speech …

The impending GOP crackup: Will it be Hillary vs Jeb Bush vs Ted Cruz in 2016?

<b>Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/Cliff Owen/Jacquelyn Martin/Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Salon)</b><p>But when major parties split, it can bring havoc to both sides. If the Tea Party bolts, keep an eye on the liberals<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>October 14, 2013 3:39pm (UTC)<p>…

Here's The Last Day The Treasury Could Go Without Defaulting If No Debt Ceiling Deal Is Reached

October 17 is the day that the Treasury has said it will hit its borrowing limit, but it won't run out of cash for a few more weeks even if there is no deal by then.<p>In a note to clients, BofA Merrill Lynch interest rate strategist Marcus Huie says November 15 is probably the real drop-dead date for …

The Senate Is Nearing A Deal To End The Shutdown And Raise The Debt Ceiling

The postponement came about 20 minutes before the meeting was scheduled to start. And it's a good thing, a Senate Democratic leadership aide told Business Insider. It means both sides are making progress toward a deal.<p>"McConnell [is] presenting to his conference, so we'll see if Ted Cruz revolts or …

Affordable Care Act

Voter ID judge’s shocking admission: We got it wrong!

<b>Federal Judge Richard Posner poses in his Chambers in Chicago July 2, 2012. (Reuters)</b><p>Key jurist who wrote majority opinion in landmark Crawford case now says: “We did not have enough information”<p>Brad Friedman<p>October 14, 2013 4:25pm (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on The Brad Blog.<p>This is nothing …

US markets in modest decline as threat of debt default sends stocks wavering

Stocks opened modestly on Monday as Wall Street traders continued to respond with patience to the threat of a US default and continued to expect a last-minute deal to allow the Treasury to pay its bills.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which tracks 30 of the most influential companies in the US, …

World Cup qualifiers: 10 issues to be decided - in pictures - Telegraph

World Cup: Qualified Teams and Play-off Permutations

A total of 18 European teams still have the opportunity to qualify for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.<p>Five of the UEFA spots have already been filled. Who will join Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland at the sporting world’s grandest carnival?<p>Keeping up with which teams are in …

Korean star Suk-Min Yoon headed to U.S. for tryouts

Major league teams will not have to pay a posting fee to sign the Korean starter.<p>Korean starting pitcher Suk-Min Yoon will travel to Los Angeles to begin the process of trying out for major league teams, the Korean paper Chosun Ilbo reports.<p>Yoon will meet with his agent, Scott Boras, and organize …

The GOP’s Backdoor Impeachment Scheme

Republicans have lost at the ballot box and the Supreme Court, so they’ve decided to nullify President Obama another way: keep his government from …