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  • OSLO, Norway - The self-described perpetrator of Norway's deadly bombing and shooting rampage was ordered held in isolation at a hearing Monday after calmly telling the court that two other groups of allies stand ready to join his murderous campaign. Anders Behring Breivik has admitted bombing Norway's capital and opening fire on a political youth group retreat on an island near the capital. He told authorities that he expects to spend the rest of his life in prison. Saying he wanted to save Europe from Muslim immigration, he entered a plea of not guilty that will guarantee him future court hearings and opportunities to address the public, even indirectly.

  • Official country name: Kingdom of Norway Capital: Oslo Geographic description: No...

  • The Constitution contains a list of fundamental rights, i.e. on personal freedom, personal property, private ownership, free enterprise, freedom of speech and the prohibition of retroactive effect of laws. Along with the amendments of the Marriage Act also spouses of the same sex were given the access to joint adoption, but the limited access to commit a stepchild adoption was carried on as with regards to same-sex spouses.4 Other differences between registered partnerships and marriages have been removed, but some of the diverging regulations from the Partnership Act have also been included in the common Marriage Act for heterosexual and homosexual couples and in other Acts in the way that they now apply to both different-sex and same-sex marriages.

  • OSLO, Norway - In the world according to Anders Behring Breivik, a seat on Oslo's city council was once nearly in his grasp - until he was sidelined by a jealous adversary. Nonsense, says the so- called rival, who notes that Breivik attended just five or six party meetings and barely spoke. In his early 20s, Breivik writes, he spent a year working alongside a mentor who schooled him in the ways of business and management. The man calls that a bizarre exaggeration, noting that the only thing he taught Breivik was how to record corporate minutes.

  • OSLO, Norway - The man blamed for killing at least 93 people during terrorist attacks on Norway's government headquarters and an island retreat for young people wanted to trigger an anti-Muslim revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday. A chief surgeon treating the wounded from Friday's mass shooting, meanwhile, said he believes the attacker used special "dum-dum" bullets that cause massive internal injuries. The doctor told The Associated Press that the killer's chosen ammo "exploded inside the body.

  • OSLO, Norway - Norway's prime minister urged his countrymen to look after each other and be vigilant for intolerance, as the nation concluded a monthlong mourning period with a candlelit memorial service Sunday to the 77 people killed by a right-wing extremist. Speaking at the ceremony in Oslo, Jens Stoltenberg said "we need you. No matter where you live, no matter which god you worship, each and every one of us can take responsibility and can guard freedom.

  • A group of influential Norwegian women said a 2003 boardroom law - which cast Norway as a pioneer in forcing men to accept more women on boards - was one that has had limited consequences. Ten years after, Ansgar Gabrielsen is still carrying the blame.

  • NORWAY -- A mere 30-pound orphaned male bear cub that kept appearing in the backyard of John McCormack's home in Norway in December was rescued by game wardens and given a new, temporary home. Submitted photo

  • Happy Times in Norway By Sigrid Undset University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2013 230 pages, softcover, $16.95 ISBN: 978-0-8166-7827-3 Sigurd and His Brave Companions: A Tale of Medieval Norway By Sigrid Undset University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2013 154 pages, softcover, $16.95 ISBN: 978-0-8166-7826-6 True and Untrue and Other Norse Tales By Sigrid Undset University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2013 255 pages, softcover, $16.95 ISBN: 978-0-8166-7828-0 Sigrid Undset, the great Norwegian writer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928, is best known for her three-volume epic Kristin Lavransdatter, but she has written so much more, among them these three works aimed at young audiences.

  • OSLO, Norway - Police arrived at an island massacre about an hour and a half after a gunman first opened fire, slowed because they didn't have quick access to a helicopter and then couldn't find a boat to make their way to the scene just several hundred yards offshore. The assailant surrendered when police finally reached him, but 82 people had died before that. Survivors of the shooting spree have described hiding and fleeing into the water to escape the gunman, but a police briefing Saturday detailed for the first time how long the terror lasted - and how long victims waited for help.

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