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 Post subject: 08 20 11 | Some Newsstories
PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:47 am 
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Aug 20, 1:21 AM EDT

Suit to target embattled Calif. police agency

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 0-01-21-19

several Fullerton police officers wrote false reports about the arrest of Veth Mam, 35, who was later charged with assault, battery and resisting arrest.

Mam was acquitted by a jury last month after video he shot of the incident convinced a jury he hadn't committed those crimes.

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20 August 2011 Last updated at 03:01 ET

Egypt to withdraw Israel envoy over Sinai shootings

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14600357

On Friday, in Egypt's second city, Alexandria, a protester managed to take down the Israeli flag from the consulate there and replaced it with Egyptian and Palestinian flags

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19 August 2011 Last updated at 18:53 ET

Suspected Islamists shoot dead policemen in Nigeria

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14599919

Boko Haram, a sect that has carried out a series of attacks against security forces, local leaders and clerics.

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Tribune settles lawsuit by employees for $32 million

Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:20am BST

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/2 ... 2Y20110820

In 2008, former Tribune employees filed a lawsuit against the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) trustee, GreatBanc Trust, alleging violation of pension law.

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Turkey strikes Kurd rebels in Iraq for third night

ANKARA | Sat Aug 20, 2011 3:58am EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... HC20110820

in coordination with the air operations, Turkish artillery had also struck 85 targets in the region.

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Latest update 02:36 20.08.11

Lebanon thwarts UN Security Council statement denouncing terror attack in southern Israel

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-d ... l-1.379624

The issuing of a UN Security Council presidential statement requires the unanimous consent of all 15 council members.


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