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German Mosque Used By 9/11 Attackers Shut Down

AP | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A small Hamburg mosque once frequented by Sept. 11 attackers was shut down and searched Monday because German authorities believed the ...

Former Fair Lawn police officer admits excessive force on 12-year-old boy

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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FAIR LAWN -- A former police officer has admitted to using excessive force on a 12-year-old concerning a stolen bike. Stephen Wassel pleaded guilt...

Hamburg businesses evacuated after bomb threat at Wachovia bank

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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HAMBURG -- Businesses near the intersection of Route 23 and Route 94 in Hamburg were evacuated this morning after a bomb threat at a Wachovia bank...

Switzerland, Slovakia qualify for World Cup

AP | STUART CONDIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

— Switzerland and Slovakia earned Europe's final two automatic berths for next year's World Cup on Wednesday night, while Argentina tried to beat out Uruguay and Ecuador for South America's last certain spot in the 32-nation field.

Costa Rica played at the United States, which clinched its sixth straight berth last weekend, and the Ticos hoped to stay ahead of Honduras and gain the final automatic place from North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Portugal, Greece, Slovenia and Ukraine finished second in their groups and joined Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, Ireland and Russia in the European playoffs. They will be drawn into four pairs on Monday, and the winners of home-and-home, total-goals matches on Nov. 14 and 18 will qualify for next year's 32-nation field.

By the end of Wednesday, 23 of the 32 nations will have been determined for next year's tournament in South Africa.

In addition to the U.S., Mexico had ensured a berth in CONCACAF, while Denmark, England, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Serbia and Spain had clinched automatic berths in Europe. Brazil, Chile and Paraguay had earned berths from South America, and Australia, Japan, North Korea and South Korea won Asia's spots. Ghana and Ivory Coast joined host South Africa, which qualified automatically as host.

Two N.J. corrections officers are accused of sexual contact with inmates at women's prison

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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UNION TOWNSHIP -- Two New Jersey corrections officers have been accused of engaging in sex acts with inmates at the Edna Mahan Correctional Fac...

ECO CITY: World Class Sustainable City Plans Unveiled

inhabitat.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Today Germany's historic Hamburg-Harburg Harbor announced the development of a sustainable ECO CITY that combines industry, entertainment and pedestri...

Mighty Movie Podcast: The Love That Haunts: Monika Treut on Ghosted

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Treut took a pause in her globe-hopping to speak to us about lesbian love stories, Taiwanese ghosts, and the life of the world filmmaker.

Iranians Worldwide Roll Out Green Scroll Against Ahmadinejad (SLIDESHOW, UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Updates, and video screen grabs from the ceremony in Paris, follow the post. AUSTIN, TX -- When a reporter asked Vaclav Havel to comment on Iran's p...

Sting Photographed Ducking As He Leaves Notorious German Brothel

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Without his wife and family, a long way from home and in the dead of night, no one can blame Sting for feeling in need of a little company. But Trudi...