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A labor struggle has turned violent in Bangladesh. In protests that have shut down factories in the southern part of the country, three workers have been killed and scores injured as police clashed with demonstrators demanding higher wages.

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In news that may reopen the mystery surrounding Benazir Bhutto’s unsolved assassination, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court has ordered the arrests of the former police chief and deputy of Rawalpindi, the city where Bhutto was killed.

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It looks like the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is officially dead. The procedure to seal the well -- or in oil industry terms, to "kill" it -- has been pronounced a success, providing an unceremonious end to the spilling of millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf.

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Someone should tell BP that the whole kill-speak approach does not bode well when you're actually killing wildlife and industry in the Gulf. But nonetheless, BP says the mud and cement pumped into the blown-out oil well, termed a “static kill,” are holding and that it is preparing to seal the deal with a “bottom kill” later this month.

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A Hamas military commander, Issa Batran, was killed and 11 other people were wounded in Israel airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, the first such strikes since the massive Israeli offensive against Gaza in January 2009.

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David Letterman takes Bill O'Reilly to task over the Iraq war and more: "You're putting words in my mouth, just the way you put artificial facts in your head." When the mega pundit said the U.S. should remain in Iraq though mistakes had been made, Letterman shot back: "So that means we've made a mistake in war so we stay there and kill as many Americans as we possibly can. Yeah, that's the way you get out of a mistake."

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Julia Wilson, a 14-year-old honor student, was removed from her class and interrogated by Secret Service agents for writing "kill Bush" on her MySpace page. The teen said the agents' "unnecessarily mean" questioning brought her to tears, but ultimately encouraged her activism against the Iraq war.

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