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Attacks in Norway

Aug 24, 2012 — Anders Behring Breivik got the maximum sentence. But if he's still considered to be a danger to society, his stay in prison could extend far beyond the 21-year term.
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Apr 26, 2012 — Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people. He thinks a folk song that speaks of there being "one world" is brainwashing Norwegians. Today, thousands gathered to sing that song to show him they believe otherwise. See the video.
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Apr 17, 2012 — Anders Behring Breivik, an anti-Muslim extremist, again insisted he is the leader of an "anti-communist" resistance movement and an anti-Islam militant group he called the Knights Templar. He killed 77 people, many of them teenagers.
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Apr 10, 2012 — Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian man who confessed to killing 77 people last July, was not criminally insane when he bombed a government building and gunned unarmed people down at a youth conference, according to two psychiatrists appointed by a court in Norway.
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Nov 29, 2011 — Anders Behring Breivik had been delusional for a long time before the July 22 attacks, two psychiatrists tell an Oslo court after examining the confessed killer. Their recommendation could lead to him going to a psychiatric ward.
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Aug 2, 2011 — Confessed Norwegian murderer Anders Behring Breivik's "manifesto" references many papers dealing with science and global population. But what if you were a writer — and you learned that the man who killed 77 people had quoted some of your work?
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Jul 25, 2011 — Congressional leaders are writing separate debt plans; a Norwegian judge has closed the initial court appearance of accused mass shooter; same-sex couples start to wed in New York state; Australian Cadel Evans wins Tour de France
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Jul 23, 2011 — Authorities in Norway now say more than 80 people were killed Friday at a summer camp for young people shortly after a massive explosion killed at least seven people in Oslo. It's believed the two incidents are related.
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