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
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
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There are few things more satisfying than seeing a player snap his bat over his knee after a strikeout. Minnesota's Oswaldo Arcia came yesterday through with a good, solid break, with plenty of shrapnel, a sumptuous audible crack, and plenty of replay angles. Read more
Gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo is reiterating her call to use land freed up by the relocation of Interstate 195 for a manufacturing "innovation institute."
Raimondo criticized the pace of progress on developing the parcel, saying "the missing ingredient is leadership."