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    Somali-American Gets 30 Years for Christmas Bomb Plot

    A Somali-American man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in the western U.S. state of Oregon nearly four years ago. +

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Somali-American Gets 30 Years for Christmas Bomb Plot

A Somali-American man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in the western U.S. state of Oregon nearly four years ago.

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Man Opens Fire During Ethiopian Embassy Protest in Washington

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 IT'S been some time since Mavado has had a hit song in the United States... five years to be exact. +

Judge Finds Pistorius Not Guilty of Murder

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA—The Oscar Pistorius trial adjourned Friday in South Africa, after the judge absolved the star runner of all murder charges but indicated he could still be found guilty +

Manchester United sign Ghanaian wonder kid

The Ghanaian 16-year-old was snapped up by the Red Devils on deadline day after impressing at the AEGON Future Cup and will join up with the club's academy squad

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Ajax pull out of Eto'o deal

Ajax director of football Marc Overmars has revealed that the club have pulled out of the race to sign Samuel Eto'o after losing patience with the striker.

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