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  • Mumbai sentencing: American gets 35 years, judge calls him 'terrorist'

    David Coleman Headley, a US citizen of Pakistani heritage, conducted surveillance for the Mumbai attackers. In light of his cooperation with investigators, prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/31

    With record-tying temperatures expected to hit 93 degrees, Patrick Devore of Pittsburgh, plays in a fountain on the north shore of Pittsburgh.

  • In Pictures Colossal cakes

    Chefs pose in Doha, Qatar, on Dec.16, after entering the Guinness Book of World Records for making the largest cake in the world, which is made in the shape of Qatar. The event was organized to mark Qatar winning the hosting rights to soccer's 2022 World Cup. The cake is 24 feet by 12 feet and took 25 cooks 1,176 hours to make.

  • In Pictures Obama's Asia trip

    President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta on Nov. 10. President Obama was given an enthusiastic welcome at one of Indonesia's largest universities, where he charmed the audience with local lingo and a message of reform.

  • Obama to stay at Taj hotel in Mumbai, scene of 2008 terror attacks

    Obama to stay at Taj hotel in Mumbai, scene of 2008 terror attacks

    President Obama has booked a stay at the Taj Mahal Palace during his trip to India early next month. The Mumbai hotel was attacked as part of a terrorist operation in the city in November 2008.

  • Europe travel alert: Eight steps Americans can take

    Europe travel alert: Eight steps Americans can take

    You have booked tickets for the Paris International Photo Fair or perhaps your son is already in Berlin studying German. Now that the US State Department has issued a “travel advisory” for Europe, what should you do? Cancel the trip? Bring junior home? Professional travel advisers say it is too soon to hit the panic button. Here are eight things you can consider doing:

  • Was a Mumbai-style terror attack really 'foiled'?

    Was a Mumbai-style terror attack really 'foiled'?

    Public evidence out so far of a Mumbai-style terror attack contains claims that a group of men was hoping to kill people in London, but had no operatives in place, no weapons, and little in the way of logistics.

  • India hands Ajmal Kasab death sentence for Mumbai attacks

    India hands Ajmal Kasab death sentence for Mumbai attacks

    Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab may now appeal his death sentence, handed out Thursday for the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Most death-row convicts in India spend years in prison as they try to reverse their punishment.

  • Make way, world. India is on the move.

    The Daily Reckoning Make way, world. India is on the move.

    Despite its poverty, India is growing at 7 percent a year. Hourly wages double every decade.

  • David Headley pleads guilty in 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack

    David Headley pleads guilty in 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack

    US citizen David Headley, who allegedly scouted locations and provided advance support for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, agreed to plead guilty for his role in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.