The list of troubles linked to Justin Bieber’s tour of Europe grew again after Swedish police said they had found drugs and a stun gun on the pop singer’s bus. No arrests were made since the bus was empty at the time, Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom said.
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The ‘Major City’ That Isn’t: Can a New Mayor Start to Turn Miami Around?
Egypt: Activists, Generals Part Ways on Post-Mubarak Path
The Tahrir Square slogan proclaiming that “The army and the people are one hand” will seem like so much wishful thinking to many of Egypt’s youthful democracy activists now that they find themselves increasingly at odds with the transitional military government that replaced President Hosni Mubarak. This week’s crackdown on media criticism of the military as an institution is but the latest indication of a parting of ways on Egypt’s future: the military authorities called in a prominent blogger and two popular TV journalists for questioning after they criticized the military, which has continued to arrest and harass protesters amid a growing chorus of criticism over the generals’ actions.
Swiss city allows controversial right-wing poster
Caller in Gates case says she’d do it again
Controversial figure in Iran moved from one key post into another
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has appointed Esfandyar Rahim Mashaie as his adviser, a day after the controversial political figure resigned as first vice president, Iran’s state-run news agency reported on Saturday. Ahmadinejad praised Mashaie as a pious, trustworthy, and self-sacrificing human being in his letter of appointment, the IRNA report stated