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Gunman identified in Hollywood shooting

Los Angeles (CNN) — Authorities on Saturday identified a gunman killed by police after he opened fire at passing vehicles along a downtown street in Hollywood. But they said they don’t know why Tyler Brehm, 26, went on a surreal shooting rampage captured on amateur video Friday. The video shows Brehm walking down Sunset Boulevard, […]

Iowa Republican debate: Gingrich banks Romney’s ‘$10,000 bet’ gaffe

The Republican frontrunner Newt Gingrich came under sustained fire throughout a two-hour televised debate in Iowa on Saturday night as rivals ranged wide over his views on the Middle East, his work as a lobbyist and his sex life. With 24 days left to the Iowa caucus and only one more scheduled debate left, time […]

Yahoo shares up on Alibaba report

2 December 2011 Last updated at 02:23 GMT There has been growing speculation about Alibaba preparing a takeover bid for Yahoo Shares in Yahoo rose on reports that China’s Alibaba Group was preparing a takeover bid with private equity firms Blackstone and Bain Capital. Yahoo shares ended Thursday trading on the Nasdaq tech exchange 3.3% […]

Pakistanis Tied to 2007 Border Attack on Americans

An American major was killed and three American officers were wounded, along with their Afghan interpreter, in what fresh accounts from the Afghan and American officers who were there reveal was a complex, calculated assault by a nominal ally. The Pakistanis opened fire on the Americans, who returned fire before escaping in a blood-soaked Black […]

Pakistanis Tied to 2007 Border Ambush on Americans

An American major was killed and three American officers were wounded, along with their Afghan interpreter, in what fresh accounts from the Afghan and American officers who were there reveal was a complex, calculated assault by a nominal ally. The Pakistanis opened fire on the Americans, who returned fire before escaping in a blood-soaked Black […]