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NYT Breaking News: Bomber in Plot on U.S. Airliner Said to Be a Double Agent .

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Breaking News Alert The New York Times Tuesday, May 8, 2012 WASHINGTON – The would-be suicide bomber dispatched by the Al Qaeda branch in Yemen last month to blow up a United States-bound airliner was actually a double agent who infiltrated the terrorist group and volunteered for the suicide mission, American and foreign officials said on Tuesday. In an extraordinary intelligence coup, the agent left Yemen, traveling by way of the United Arab Emirates, and delivered both the innovative bomb designed for his aviation attack and critical information on the group’s leaders to the C.I.A., Saudi and other foreign intelligence agencies. After spending weeks at the center of the terrorist network’s most dangerous affiliate, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the agent provided critical information that permitted the C.I.A. to direct the drone strike on Sunday that killed Fahd Mohammed Ahmed al-Quso, the group’s external operations director and a suspect in the bombi

NYT Breaking News Alert: John Edwards Indicted in Campaign Fund Case

Breaking News Alert The New York Times ----- John Edwards Is Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in Campaign Funds Case A federal grand jury in North Carolina indicted John Edwards, the former Democratic senator and presidential candidate, over allegations that he used campaign funds to conceal an extramarital affair during his 2008 campaign for the White House. The six-count indictment follows a two-year federal investigation of Mr. Edwards’s political career. Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/?emc=na

E.U. Launches Formal Antitrust Investigation Into Google.: NYT : Breaking News Alert

Breaking News Alert The New York Times Tue, November 30, 2010 -- 6:16 AM ET ----- E.U. Launches Formal Antitrust Investigation Into Google The top European regulator opened an antitrust investigation into Google on Tuesday, following allegations that the Internet giant has abused its dominance in online search. The move follows complaints by specialized search-related companies about "unfavorable treatment of their services in Google's unpaid and sponsored search results," the European Commission said in a statement. The commission said that it was also looking into whether Google may have given its own services "preferential placement" in search results. Read More: http://www.nytimes.com?emc=na