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Arrest in Jo Yeates murder case

A 65-year-old man, understood to be landscape architect Jo Yeates’ landlord, is arrested on suspicion of her murder. BBC News – Home

Police arrest 65-year-old man in Joanna Yeates murder – Reuters UK

Reuters UK Police arrest 65-year-old man in Joanna Yeates murderReuters UKLONDON (Reuters) – Police said on Thursday they had arrested a 65-year-old man over the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates. Sky News identified the man as Yeates' 65-year-old landlord Christopher Jefferies, a former public school …Joanna Yeates' Landlord Held Over MurderSky NewsJoanna Yeates: police arrest architect's landlord on suspicion ofĀ£10k reward in Joanna murder huntRomsey AdvertiserHampshire Chronicle –The Press Association –BBC Newsall 689 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

Lone-Wolf Plots Alter U.S. Anti-Terrorism Strategy

An increasing interest in violent jihad in the U.S. coincides with al-Qaida’s move toward smallerĀ attacks. The group has called on affiliates to launch any attacks, and that call is expected to grow louder next year. Experts say law enforcement officials have decided the best way to battle this growing threat of homegrown terrorism is to confront the suspects directly. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News

Once A Mexican Tourist Town, Now No Man’s Land

A neighborhood just across the border from Nogales, Ariz., is so transformed by illegal immigration that it’s unrecognizable. Gone are the restaurants and shops that NPR’s Claudio Sanchez remembers from his childhood. As he revisits after years away, he finds heavily armed soldiers and police cruisers on the once-quaint main drag. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News

In Israel, No Welcome Mat For African Migrants

Israeli officials have stepped up efforts to stem the flow of African asylum seekers and migrant workers into Israel. The measures include a $ 270 million fence along the border with Egypt, a new detention center, a crackdown on employers and repatriation of Africans already in Israel. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News

U.S. Revokes Venezuelan Envoy’s Visa

The move is a tit-for-tat diplomatic response to Venezuela’s rejection of the U.S. choice to be the next envoy to the South American country. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said the U.S. diplomat, Larry Palmer, made disrespectful remarks about Venezuela. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News

Iraq civilian death toll lowest since invasion: study (Reuters)

Reuters – The number of Iraqi civilians killed in violence in Iraq this year fell to its lowest level since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, but the decline is slowing as low-level conflict takes root, a study showed on Thursday. Yahoo! News: World News