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Iraq Military: Insurgent Attacks Decline, But Could Continue

The Iraqi military says insurgent attacks are on the decline, but predicts they could continue for a few more years.

Bruce Willis Pitches Plan for Own Airport in Idaho

Some Hollywood action heroes like Tom Cruise may collect planes, but Bruce Willis is going one step further — he's building his own airport.

5 Iranian Officials Released by U.S. Return to Iran

Five Iranian officials who were held in Iraq for more than two years by U.S. forces on suspicion of aiding local Shiite militants returned to Iran Sunday, where the Iranian foreign minister hailed their return as a victory for Iran.

Security Guard for U.S. Mining Giant Killed in Indonesia

A security guard working for U.S. mining giant Freeport was killed and five other people were injured when their vehicles came under attack Sunday in Indonesia's restive Papua province, a company official said.

La Toya Jackson: Band of Hangers-On Killed Michael

Michael Jackson was killed by a band of greedy hangers-on, his sister La Toya alleges in interviews with British Sunday newspapers.

S. Korea Analyzes Computers Used in Cyberattacks

South Korean police are analyzing a sample of the tens of thousands of infected computers used to crash Web sites in South Korea and the U.S., but conceded Sunday they may not lead to the culprit.

4 Runners Gored in Running of the Bulls

Bulls gored four runners, seriously injuring two of them, during a packed running of the bulls on the sixth day of the San Fermin festival on Sunday.

Palin's Surprising Political Plans

Governor says she wants to jump back into the national political fray — and that may include stumping for Dems

Pakistan: Usama Bin Laden Isn't Here

Usama bin Laden and the top Al Qaeda leadership are not in Pakistan, making U.S. missile attacks against them futile, according to the country’s interior minister.