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Norway Cops Look for 2nd Shooter

Witnesses describe scene of camp shooting on Utoya island

(Newser) - Norway police are investigating the possibility that there were two shooters in yesterday's devastating assault on a youth camp on Utoya island. Witnesses told police that a second man—this one not dressed in police attire—was involved in the shooting spree that claimed 85 lives, reports the AP.... More »

Cops Hunt 'Furtive' Man in Times Square Video

Suspect shown changing shirts near car bomb site

(Newser) - Police released a Times Square surveillance video today of a "furtive" white man in his 40s spotted near an SUV car bomb stripping down apparently to change his appearance. A tourist may also have video of the same man "lunging" away from the SUV, reports the New York ... More »

Huge Cache of Bomb Material Seized in Afghanistan

Coalition troops find a half-million pounds of ammonium nitrate

(Newser) - Coalition forces discovered an enormous cache of bomb-making material Sunday in Kandahar, seizing 500,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate, a fertilizer illegal in the country and widely used in homemade bombs. A single bomb requires only 60 pounds of the substance, meaning the discovery will prevent thousands of bombs from... More »

Fertilizer Bomb Suspects Convicted

After long trial and deliberations, five British citizens convicted of massive plot

(Newser) - A London jury brought in convictions today for five men in the 2004 fertilizer bomb plot that targeted hundreds of shoppers in a British mall. The plotters, all of them U.K. citizens, may get life in prison. Two other suspects were acquitted in the conspiracy, after a 27-day deliberation,... More »

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