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Women Speak Out About Sowell's Alleged House of Horror

Women claiming to have been attacked by convicted sex offender Anthony Sowell are coming forward to share their horrifying experiences, Fox 8 Cleveland reported.

Afghan Challenger Abdullah Drops Out of Election

President Hamid Karzai's challenger withdrew Sunday from next weekend's runoff election, effectively handing the incumbent a victory but raising doubts about the credibility of the government.

Wallets Thin, Waistlines Expand in Recession

Wallets may have gotten thinner during this recession, but waistlines have expanded.

Nuclear Expert's Death 'Not Suicide'

A British nuclear expert who fell out of the 17th floor of a United Nations building did not commit suicide, says a doctor who carried out a second autopsy, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail.

Karzai Challenger to Call for Boycott of Runoff

Abdullah campaign chief says Afghan challenger wants vote boycott, delay runoff until spring.

Clinic Forbids Muslim Doctor to Wear Headscarf

A Muslim doctor interviewing for a job at a suburban Dallas medical clinic says officials there told her she couldn't wear her headscarf in the workplace.

Pirates Cast Themselves As Enviornmental Protectors

Ahmed Gadaf, who says he's a spokesman for the pirates, said the group holding the couple hostage off Somalia's coast was made up of "voluntary guards" — not pirates.

No Sign of Victims in Midair Collision Search

A flotilla of rescue vessels continued its search Saturday for nine people feared dead at sea following an air collision between a U.S.

Pirates Asking for $7 Million for Release of British Couple

The BBC says Somali pirates have called the broadcaster to demand $7 million in return for releasing a British couple whose yacht was hijacked off the coast of Africa.