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5 UK Marines Charged With Murder in Afghanistan

Arrests made after video found on laptop

(Newser) - Five Royal Marines have been charged with murder over a death in Afghanistan last year, Britain's Ministry of Defense said today. They are the first British troops to be charged with murder in the country since 2001. The five are among nine marines arrested—seven on Thursday and two... More »

‘This Was a Kill Operation’

But they'd have taken Osama bin Laden alive if he'd surrendered

(Newser) - US forces had no intention of taking Osama bin Laden alive, US officials confirmed today. “This was a kill operation,” an official tells Reuters , though he added, “If he had waved a white flag of surrender, he would have been taken alive.” Instead, bin Laden “... More »

Donovan's Big Goal May Save His Marriage, Too

He calls his estranged wife afterward, and 'it was nice'

(Newser) - Normally, the love lives of soccer players don't draw much attention (at least in the US), but things are different if A) your name is Landon Donovan; B) you score this goal in the World Cup; C) your estranged wife is beauty Bianca Kajlich of TV's Rules of Engagement; and... More »

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