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  • Psychological stakes raised by repeat attacks

    WASHINGTON - Terrorism specialists have always dreaded incidents like yesterday's bombings in London: back-to-back attacks designed to ratchet up the public's fears. The psychological impact of repeat attacks on the same target, analysts said, makes it...
  • Blair defends Iraq policy in face of London terror attacks

    LONDON - Prime Minister Tony Blair dismissed as "nonsense" yesterday the notion that his Iraq policy prompted London's terror bombings, as police confirmed the latest two suspects named in the attacks are legal East African immigrants, one of them a...
  • British police run 'race against time'

    LONDON - British authorities warned yesterday that terrorists could strike at any time as thousands of police officers flooded London's transit system, made more arrests and grilled suspects in their biggest investigation ever. With sleeper cells still...
  • Bomb suspect might fight extradition to Britain, his attorney indicates

    ROME - A suspect in the botched London subway bombings made an initial Italian court appearance yesterday, and there were indications that he would fight extradition to Britain. The capture of a man identified as Osman Hussain, an Ethiopian-born...
  • Blair proposes strict anti-terrorism measures

    LONDON - With his nation still bruised from last month's bombings, British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced yesterday tougher anti-terrorism measures that include shutting down radical mosques and deporting Islamic clerics who preach violence and hate....
  • Britain detains Muslim radicals

    LONDON - Britain moved swiftly to implement its promised crackdown on "preachers of hate," launching a series of early-morning raids yesterday to round up 10 Muslim extremists, including Abu Qatada, a cleric who often is described as al-Qaida's "spiritual...
  • Britain yet to find link in blasts, official says

    LONDON - Investigators have yet to find evidence that last month's bombings against London's transit system were linked to each other or connected to an international militant network, Britain's top security official said yesterday. But Home Secretary...
  • Complex, nuanced: This is soda pop

    Rich, creamy root beers, spicy-hot ginger ales, pithy citrus drinks with real tang, complex, herb-scented colas -- they're all out there, along with surprising one-of-a-kind fizzies in flavors as diverse as spruce, Key lime and espresso. This is the new...
  • Britain lists criteria for banning radicals

    LONDON - Britain will deport any non-citizen who foments, justifies or glorifies terrorist violence, Home Secretary Charles Clarke said yesterday, unveiling toughened criteria for remaining in the country in response to the July attacks on the transit...
  • Seven foreigners detained in Britain for deportation

    LONDON - British authorities detained seven foreigners yesterday for deportation as threats to national security, and the government backed a police proposal to hold militant suspects for up to three months without charge. Civil rights activists...
  • Crouching U.S. studios, hidden Chinese market

    Crouching U.S. studios, hidden Chinese market
    The Art Deco glory of the Cathay Theatre on Huaihai Zhong Road still beckons to those who love movies, a renovated bit of 1930s Americana in Shanghai that is a reminder of Hollywood's long history of building dream palaces in China. War, a communist...
  • Railroads, tours and treks

    THOUGH fiercely buffeted by political crosswinds in 2005, Amtrak apparently has survived the political pressure that culminated with the firing of the company's president. As of now, the existing network will continue for 2006. On the plus side, the...