London, England: Strikes, security trouble haunts london

Posted on July 20, 2012 • Filed under: Terrorism, United Kingdom

LONDON (AP) There’s nearly a week to go before the Olympics kick off in London and British officials are stuck playing defense. On Thursday, the country’s Olympics secretary said 1,200 extra troops were put on standby in case embarrassing manpower shortages get any worse, while U.K. border agents announced a strike for the day before the games begin.
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