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3 years 9 months ago

U.S. Pakistan relations improving

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and Pakistan are trying to repair their damaged relationship by forging a new joint intelligence team to go after top terrorism suspects. U.S. and Pakistani officials say the effort comes after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented the Pakistanis with a list of...

3 years 10 months ago

Pakistan arrests "al-Qaida operative"

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's army says a Yemeni national it describes as a "senior al-Qaida operative" has been arrested in the city of Karachi. The army said Tuesday the man had been working directly under al-Qaida leaders along the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. It gave no further details....

3 years 10 months ago

Bin Laden was watching himself on TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home movies taken from Osama bin Laden's hideout show the terrorist leader watching news coverage of himself on television. The videos were seized by Navy SEALs after bin Laden was killed Monday. They were shown to reporters Saturday by intelligence officials. The five movies offer...

3 years 10 months ago

"Deep concerns" about U.S. raid on bin Laden

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan says it is deeply concerned over what it said was an "unauthorized" American raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The government statement Tuesday said the raid should not serve as a precedent for future U.S. actions in the country. Washington says it did not inform Islamabad...

4 years 5 months ago

Osama bin Laden hunter arrested in Colorado

The Colorado man who was famously arrested in Pakistan for hunting Osama bin Laden has been arrested again, this time in Colorado for alleged domestic violence. According to 9News, the Colorado State Patrol arrested Gary Faulkner Tuesday in Clear Creek County, following a traffic accident. Faulkner was a passenger...

4 years 6 months ago

White House condemns deadly attacks in Pakistan

The White House is condemning attacks in Pakistan that left dozens dead. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the timing of the violence makes the attacks "even more reprehensible," coming during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and as Pakistan recovers from devastating floods. The Pakistani Taliban has taken...

4 years 7 months ago

US Army begins relief missions in Pakistan

U.S. Army helicopters have flown their first relief missions in Pakistan's flood-ravaged northwest. An Associated Press reporter saw four U.S. Chinooks evacuating hundreds of people stranded for days in a mountain town in the upper reaches of the Swat Valley. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said Thursday the choppers...

4 years 7 months ago

Overseas asthma treatment: Salt mines

Salt is becoming big business as an experimental treatment for asthma patients in Pakistan. A centuries-old salt mine in Pakistan is attracting patients who are lining up to try its converted underground caverns. People from as far away as Dubai and Saudi Arabia come to the mine for treatment....

4 years 9 months ago

bin Laden hunter back in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado man who traveled to Pakistan to hunt down Osama bin Laden said he'll "absolutely" try again, despite his arrest in the woods of northern Pakistan. Gary Faulkner returned home to Greeley late Wednesday after being detained June 13 when authorities found him armed with...

4 years 9 months ago

Five Americans convicted in Pakistan

SARGODHA, Pakistan (AP) - A Pakistani court has convicted five young American men on terror charges and sentenced them each to 10 years in prison. The five Muslims from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., were arrested in December. Prosecutors say e-mail records and witness statements prove they had...

4 years 10 months ago

Suspected money courier sought in NYC bomb plot

A law enforcement official says authorities are looking for a suspected money courier they say helped finance from overseas a Pakistani-American man's Times Square car bomb plot. The official said authorities know the name of the suspected courier. The official spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because of the...

5 years 2 days ago

Gates orders study of Pentagon 'information ops'

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has asked for a wide-ranging study of the Pentagon's information operations and given officials just 15 days to complete it. The review comes amid a separate Pentagon investigation into whether an official hired private contractors to run an off-the-books spy operation for tracking suspected insurgents...

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