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Charges Possible After Police Dogs Die in Scorching Car

Animal lovers are outraged after two German Shepherds on a British police force payroll were left in a car on one of the hottest days of the year and were cooked alive, according to animal welfare experts, the Daily Mail reported.

Two Mexican Midget Wrestlers Killed by Fake Prostitutes

Mexican authorities say two professional wrestlers found dead in a low-rent hotel in the capital may have been drugged to death by female robbers.

Iranian Cleric: British Embassy Staff to Be Tried

A top Iranian cleric said Friday that some of the detained Iranian staffers of the British Embassy in Tehran will be put on trial.

Rogue Trades Blamed for Year-High Oil Spike

PVM Oil Futures, a London-based division of the world’s biggest broker of over-the-counter derivatives, has lost almost $10 million after falling foul of a rogue trader.

Burma Rejects Initial U.N. Attempt to See Suu Kyi

The U.N. secretary-general says Burma's junta chief has rejected his initial request to see jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Official: U.S. Missile Strike in Pakistan Kills 15

U.S. missiles struck a training facility allegedly operated by Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud and a militant hide-out Friday, killing 15 people and wounding 27 others, intelligence officials said.

South Korea Says North May Fire More Missiles

South Korea said Friday it is closely monitoring North Korean military sites because the communist nation may fire more missiles, amid speculation that a long-range test launch aimed toward the U.S. is possible in coming days.