Meanwhile In Norway of the Day

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Meanwhile In Norway of the Day
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In a move that many in the U.S. might consider a mere slap on the wrist, a court in Norway has found Anders Behring Breivik sane and sentenced him to just 21 years in prison for the 2011 massacre of 77 people at a youth camp on Utoya Island.

The sentence is the most severe Breivik could have received under Norwegian law; it can be extended at a later date if he is still found to be a danger to society (which of course he will be).

"Now we won't hear about him for quite a while. Now we can have peace and quiet," said Per Balch Soerensen, whose daughter was killed in the shooting.

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Quote of the Day

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Quote of the Day
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Norwegian massacre survivor Ingvild Leren Stensrud testified today in the trial of Anders Behring Breivik:

"I thought they (the attackers) were exchanging messages but realizing he was alone, I think the scream was actually a battle cry."

Stensrud, 17, survived the attack with a gun shot to the left thigh, after being knocked over -- and subsequently covered by -- the body of another victim.

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Norway Attacks News Round Up

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Norway Attacks News Round Up
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Norway Attacks News Round Up:

Above: Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg embraces Eskil Pedersen, leader of the Workers' Youth League.

Suspect: 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, who was arrested on Utøya Island following the youth camp massacre which claimed 86 lives (at least 4 remain missing), has reportedly admitted to carrying out both the shooting at the W

Follow Up of the Day: Norway Attacks Suspect Identified

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Follow Up of the Day: Norway Attacks Suspect Identified
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Follow Up of the Day: The 32-year-old man arrested in connection with today's twin terror attacks in Norway has been identified by local media as Anders Behring Breivik -- a 6ft tall Norwegian with alleged ties to "