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Britain Under Fire From U.S. for Breaking Lockerbie Bomber Pledge

Aug 29, 2009
Earlier this month, the Scottish government released convicted "Lockerbie bomber" Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi, afflicted with terminal prostate cancer, to live out the rest of his days in his native Libya -- a move that reportedly went against a decade-old agreement with the U.S. that those found guilty of causing the 1988 airline tragedy would stay put in Scotland to serve their time.
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Mr. Brown Will See You Now

Apr 17, 2008
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is in the United States to discuss the global economy with President Bush, but the real excitement is over back-to-back meetings he has scheduled with the three U.S. presidential candidates.

Second Terror Plot in Two Days for UK

Jul 1, 2007
Two men have been detained for allegedly attempting to drive a flaming Jeep Cherokee into the main terminal at Glasgow Airport. Only a day before, two cars were found in London packed with explosives and nails. Britain's national terrorism threat level remains "critical," the highest possible.

The Cancer-Fighting Chickens of Edinburgh

Jan 15, 2007
The same research lab that cloned Dolly the sheep has found a way to produce cancer-fighting proteins in genetically modified chicken eggs. Although practical treatments could be years off, the process promises to reduce the cost and complexity of generating cancer medicine.