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
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Today in Liberty: Treasury Department halts Ex-Im deals with Russia, federal court grants D.C. a stay on gun rights ruling “I am a libertarian with a small ‘l’ and a Republican with a capital ‘R’. And I am a Republican with a capital ‘R’ on grounds of expediency, not on principle.” — Milton Friedman — GOP’s attitude on gay marriage is changing: The Hill ... 07/30/2014 - 1:08 am | View Link
To Russia with . . . Sale of oil production technology associated with deep-water and shale exploration will be prohibited. New arms sales to Russia, and the sale of dual-use goods to Russian military buyers, will be barred. Let’s hope it’s enough. 07/30/2014 - 12:03 am | View Link
Ukraine to Russia: 'Don't use gas as weapon' Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged Russia on Tuesday not to use natural gas as a "weapon" against his country, and accused Moscow of seizing tens of billions of dollars' worth of its assets and energy resources in Crimea. 05/13/2014 - 6:44 am | View Link
Germany halts weapons exports to Russia Berlin has intervened to block 69 unspecified weapons deliveries to Russia worth €5.18 million. The items had been on the export register since early April, according to a report yesterday in Germany’s ... of a blanket arms-sales ban for several ... 04/24/2014 - 3:58 am | View Link
An Energy Weapon vs. Russia? First, in the current crisis, it could deter Putin from using the gas weapon, lest he encourage Europeans to make ... Europeans are in part because the U.S. economy is insulated from energy-related turmoil. Were the prospect of surging gas into Europe ... 03/4/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Russia–Ukraine gas disputes The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural ... 09/1/2014 - 8:58 pm | View Website
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McDonald's Halts Chicken Nugget Sales in Hong Kong After ... McDonald's has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the U.S.-owned ... 07/24/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Website
A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.
Texas is the first major test for U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder since the Supreme Court last year struck down a key part of the federal Voting Rights Act.
At least four U. N. peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a spokesman said.
U. N. troops are now trying to stabilize the north, and peace talks have begun between the Malian government and Tuaregs, who maintain a heavy presence in Kidal and have pushed back against the authority of the Bamako-based government.
"A peace process is under way, some want to compromise it, that's totally unacceptable and irresponsible," Bert Koenders, the U.
A parrot that flew the coop from a show Friday at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg wasn't gone for long.
Owner Chris Brio says he recovered the young scarlet macaw named Drago on Friday evening in a tree in the area where he had been searching.
The Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1A1WILW ) someone spotted the bird and told fair officials who called Brio.
Drago is part of the "Pirate's Parrot" show where fairgoers have their pictures taken and the trained birds swoop down and grab money held aloft.
Information from: Daily Record, http://www.kvnews.com
Aside from Jose Altuve, who leads the majors with 189 hits, Carter has put together one of the best seasons of any Astro.
Most of the team toils in relative obscurity after years of losing, but Carter is little known even by Houston standards.
An insurer has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by former Wyoming County Council on Aging director Bob Graham over its refusal to provide a defense for him after he was sued by the state.
The settlement, if approved by the U. S. District Court in Bluefield, would end a long legal battle, both civil and criminal, over Graham's tenure as the director of the aging council and another nonprofit, All Care Home and Community Services.