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  • Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders

     Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders
    President Obama's team is carefully ratcheting down expectations for his summit with Persian Gulf leaders Thursday as the three crown princes, two emirs and one deputy prime minister coming to the U.S. make it abundantly clear that they will not be neatly...
  • Arms control advocates rally to prevent development of killer robots

    GENEVA The British aircraft manufacturer BAE Systems promotes its Taranis drone with a video that focuses on the dramatic: images of the swept-wing stealth aircraft flitting through the clouds, dramatic background music and thunder, men in chemical...
  • The persecuted Rohingya people of Burma are in a new peril -- at sea

    The persecuted Rohingya people of Burma are in a new peril -- at sea
    The plight of the Rohingya of Burma seems only to get more harrowing. A harshly persecuted and impoverished Muslim minority in a Buddhist majority country, they are stateless, deprived of rightful citizenship by the Burmese government, restricted in where...
  • Nobel laureate Tutu says granddaughter faces criminal charge

    South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu said one of his grandchildren has been charged with a crime, and in what appeared to be a Tutu family dispute, police said Friday they were investigating a case of property damage. Tutu confirmed the...
  • Brady Appeals Suspension, And Patriots Come Out Swinging

    Brady Appeals Suspension, And Patriots Come Out Swinging
    The Patriots' Deflategate defense shifted into high gear Thursday. The NFL Players Association filed an appeal to contest quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, and the team issued a long, almost line-by-line rebuttal to the Ted Wells report, which...
  • Patriots lawyer: 'Deflator' texts about weight loss, not footballs

    Patriots lawyer: 'Deflator' texts about weight loss, not footballs
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A Patriots lawyer says the "deflator" nickname used by a ballboy and cited in the NFL's decision to suspend quarterback Tom Brady was about weight loss, not footballs. Team attorney Daniel Goldberg said Thursday the two Patriots...
  • The Biblioracle: A Nobel recommendation in full Blume

    The Biblioracle: A Nobel recommendation in full Blume
    The Nobel Prize in Literature isn't awarded until October, but it's never too early to start the speculating, and maybe even the lobbying. You see, I think it's high time for another American to win the award. The last U.S.-born recipient was Toni...
  • Spanish-language literary festival back in L.A. after year's hiatus

    Spanish-language literary festival back in L.A. after year's hiatus
    LĂ©aLA, the largest Spanish-language literary festival in the United States, marks its return to Los Angeles this weekend after a year's hiatus. With more than 300 literary imprints represented and over 90 book events from May 15-17 at the Los Angeles...
  • Colombia stunned by theft of Garcia Marquez's first edition

    Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude." The book disappeared over the weekend from a guarded display case at Bogota's book fair, which this...
  • Colombia stunned by theft of rare Gabriel Garcia Marquez first edition

    Colombia stunned by theft of rare Gabriel Garcia Marquez first edition
    Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude." The book disappeared over the weekend from a display case at Bogota's book fair, which this year is...
  • Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships

    Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships
    Where the words of Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan and Malcolm Gladwell have gone before, aspiring writers may now see their own work appear. And while the publication itself is ephemeral, it's got an incredibly wide reach: 800,000...