The decision comes as the Obama administration is hitting snags in its effort to close Guantanamo prison by January.
Former VP candidate Sarah Palin gave her first talk since resigning as Alaska governor in Hong Kong, raising speculation she wants to improve her foreign policy image and run again in 2012. Audience reactions ranged from 'bizarre' to 'beat all expectations.'
The cut in nuclear submarines could save the UK £3 billion and promote nonproliferation, the government says.
Up to a dozen others may be involved in the alleged bomb plot, officials say. Police nationwide were told Tuesday to look out for suspicious activity at subway stations and stadiums.