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While U Slept. Big 5 News Breaking Overnight. Monday, December 20, 2010

December 20, 2010

UK POLICE ARREST 12 SUSPECTED TERRORISTS UK police arrest 12 men in a counter-terrorism raid. “They’ve all been held on suspicion of the commission, preparation, or instigation of an act of terrorism in the U.K,” a police spokesman said. (Reuters)

POLICE ARREST OPPOSITION LEADERS IN BELARUS Police in Belarus arrest opposition leaders upset over the country’s controversial presidential election. (NYT)

EU TO PLACE TRAVEL BAN ON IVORY COAST’S GBAGO The European Union is set to place a travel ban on Laurent Gbago, the Ivory Coast’s incumbent president, who won a disputed election. (BBC)

NEWARK AIRPORT ROCKED WITH BOMB SCARE, EVENTUALLY CLEARED Police evacuate a terminal at Newark International Airport over a suspicious package, but eventually defuse the situation. (ABC)

FACEBOOK’S ZUCKERBERG VISITS CHINA Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives in China to visit the country’s top search engine, even though his site remains blocked on the mainland. (AP)

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