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The lawyer for a captured American fugitive said his client wants to serve the rest of his jail time in Portugal, but legal experts predicted Friday that U.S. prosecutors will “move heaven and earth” to get him back to the U.S. justice system.
A convicted American killer who disappeared after a 1972 hijacking lived openly in West Africa in the 1980s under his real name for years and even socialized with U.S. embassy officials there, a former U.S. ambassador said Thursday.
The first week of July is off to a much slower start than the last week of June, when stocks had their biggest gains in two years.
Major indexes were mixed for much of the day Tuesday but dipped in afternoon trading after Moody’s downgraded Portugal’s debt to “junk.” The credit ratings agency cited concerns that Portugal will not be able to meet targets to reduce its deficit due to the “formidable challenges” the country is facing in cutting spending.
By Chip Cutter, The Associated Press
, July 06, 2011
President Barack Obama on Saturday said for the first time he wants U.S. troops out of major combat in Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the date he and other NATO leaders set for moving Afghans into the lead role in fighting the Taliban.
Rescue workers in Madeira dug through heaps of mud, boulders and debris Sunday, searching for victims buried by floods and mudslides that have killed at least 42 people on the popular Portuguese island.
Residents looking for missing loved ones were directed by local authorities to the resort’s international airport, where a makeshift morgue has been set up.
By Armando Franca and Harold Heckle, The Associated Press
, February 22, 2010
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