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A police officer searches a house in Mount Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Australian police detained 15 people on Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil. (AP Photo/AAP Image, Dave Hunt)More than a dozen properties across Sydney raided; six held including suspected ringleader.


2014-09-18 08:20:35 -0600

Miranda Barbour is led into court by sheriff deputies in Sunbury PennsylvaniaSUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad were sentenced to life without parole by a judge who said they must be permanently removed from society.


2014-09-18 09:10:04 -0600

Anders Behring Breivik, makes a salute after arriving in the court room at a courthouse in Oslo.By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The father of Anders Behring Breivik, who massacred 77 people in central Oslo and at an island summer camp in 2011, said on Thursday his son's fascist, anti-immigrant views seemed to be getting ever more extreme in jail. "It's not nice being the father of a mass murderer," former diplomat Jens Breivik, 78, told a news conference to launch an autobiography entitled "My Fault?". He said the discovery that his son was the killer exceeded a parent's worst nightmares. ...


2014-09-18 07:51:59 -0600