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‘Kill Obama’ Facebook poll: latest sign of health-care anger?

In the latest incident of violent rhetoric against the president, an anonymous user of Facebook posted a poll on Saturday asking if Barack Obama should be assassinated.
Administrators of the online social networking website took down the poll on Mo

Iran tests short-range missiles amid nuclear dispute

Iran test-fired several of its longest-range missiles Monday, topping off a dramatic four days in which it also tested medium-range missiles and revealed it has been developing a secret nuclear facility.

Merkel hails victory in Germany vote

Voters enabled Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a politically comfortable “center-right” coalition with the pro-business, tax-cutting Free Democratic Party (FDP).

What’s behind string of terror plots?

SAN FRANCISO — In less than a week, six men in five states have been charged with terrorist plots to blow up federal buildings, attack Americans, and bring about the sort of mass destruction not seen here since 9/11.

Terrorist plots uncovered in U.S. since 9/11

The three terrorism plots uncovered in the past week join a long list of thwarted attacks on US soil – of varying degrees of sophistication – since the terrible events of 9/11.