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Japan PM to Call Vote, Faces No-Confidence Motion

Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso told ruling party leaders Monday he will dissolve parliament and hold general elections next month, following a crushing defeat for his party in Tokyo municipal polls considered a barometer of voter sentiment.

Joe Jackson Wants Michael's Kids to Tour as 'Jackson 3'

Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, is lining up the King of Pop’s children for a world tour as The Jackson Three — despite family members accusing him of trying to "exploit them like Jacko."

Car Bomb Kills 4 Outside Church in Iraq

A car bomb exploded near a church as worshippers left Sunday Mass, killing at least four civilians and injuring 18 in one of several attacks on Iraq's beleaguered Christian minority.

Obama Orders ReviewOf Alleged Mass Grave

President orders probe into reports allies responsible for deaths of thousands of Taliban POWs in Afghanistan • Afghan Bomb Blasts Kill Two U.S. Marines

Two Held in Murder of Fla. Couple With 16 Kids

Two men being held on murder charges in a wealthy Florida couple's killings went to their house intending to rob it, according to arrest warrants.

2 Convicted Murderers, Rapist Escape Indiana Prison

Two convicted killers and a third man have escaped the maximum-security Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, and authorities say all three men should be considered dangerous.

Democrats Call for CIA Program Probe

Senate Dems want investigation into CIA's anti-terrorism program allegedly ordered secret by Dick Cheney

Car Bomb Kills 4 Outside Church in Iraq

A car bomb exploded near a church as worshippers left Sunday Mass, killing at least four civilians and injuring 18 in one of several attacks on Iraq's beleaguered Christian minority.