Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Iran stops crude oil sales to UK and France Iran on Sunday halted oil sales to Britain and France in retaliation against EU sanctions. According to Iranian spokesman Ali Reza Nikzad Rahbar: "Exporting crude to British and French companies ... will not be affected if Iran stops selling oil to member ... 02/19/2012 - 2:33 pm | View Link
Iran stops oil exports to Britain, France in retaliation for EU sanctions "Oil sales to British and French companies have ceased," spokesman Ali Reza Nikzad Rahbar said in a statement on the ministry's official website. "We have taken steps to deliver our oil to other countries in the place of British and French companies," he said. 02/19/2012 - 4:13 am | View Link
Iran stops exporting crude oil to French and British companies Iran has stopped exporting crude oil to French and British companies, the oil ministry's news website ... state media reported. Iran would end sales of crude to the six unless they agreed to long-term contracts and payment guarantees, state-run Press ... 02/19/2012 - 1:04 am | View Link
Iran 'stops oil exports' to UK and France Iran has stopped selling crude to British and French companies ... Saudi Arabia says it is prepared to supply extra oil either by topping up existing term contracts or by making rare spot market sales. Iran has criticised Riyadh for the offer. 02/19/2012 - 12:56 am | View Link
Oil Ministry: Iran stops oil sales to British, French companies Iran has stopped selling crude to British and French companies, an oil ministry spokesman said, the ministry's website reported on Sunday. "Exporting crude to British and French companies has been stopped ... we will sell our oil to new customers ... 02/19/2012 - 12:09 am | View Link
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A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.
Rhetorically, at least, die-hard Bernie Sanders' supporters also are breaking some glass, loudly protesting his treatment by the party and still cold to Clinton even as Sanders appeals for Democrats to unify and defeat Republican Donald Trump, "a bully and a demagogue."
What was expected to be a tightly orchestrated convention, run with all the professionalism and experience that were lacking at Trump's often-chaotic affair in Ohio, instead showed its rough edges in the early going, starting with chants of "Bernie" during the opening invocation and boos at numerous mentions of Clinton's name.
First lady Michelle Obama gave a heartfelt endorsement of the candidate who engaged her husband in a fierce struggle for the nomination in 2008.
 Clinton was firmly on track to write the next chapter of a story that left off in 2008, when she conceded the Democratic presidential race to Barack Obama in a speech that lamented "we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time," but added proudly, "it's got about 18 million cracks in it," a tally of her primary votes.
Michael Buratowski, an analyst with the cybersecurity firm the Democrats employed, said he found evidence of Russian involvement, such as the use of a Russian-language keyboard and time-offs that coincided with Russian business hours in what he described as an attack too sophisticated to be the work of freelance hackers.
U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States has no position in China's disputes with Southeast Asian nations in South China Sea, but only wants all parties to follow the rule of law and settle their differences peacefully.
Grand jury to meet on students charged in Virginia slaying
(AP) — A grand jury is preparing to meet to determine whether two former Virginia Tech students should be indicted in the killing of a 13-year-old girl.
A week of triple digit temperatures awaited the army of some 3,000 firefighters battling flames in rugged hills and canyons.
Some 300 miles to the northwest a blaze in the scenic Big Sur region of the Central Coast had destroyed 20 homes and threatened 1,650 others as it burned 25 square miles (64.75 sq.