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Twelve killed in series of Iraq attacks

BAGHDAD — Twelve people, among them six policemen, were killed and 14 others wounded in a series of attacks across Iraq on Wednesday, security and hospital officials said. Six policemen were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Wednesday night at a police checkpoint in Ramadi,…

Defiant Gaddafi orders uprising crushed

TRIPOLI – Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi on Tuesday ordered his forces to crush an uprising that has rocked his 41-year rule, warning armed protesters they will be executed and vowing to fight to the end. In a defiant, sometimes rambling television speech, Kadhafi vowed to remain in Libya as head…