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  • As China visits Chicago, good signs for free trade

    As China visits Chicago, good signs for free trade
    Top officials from the U.S. and China are in Chicago this week to work on a treaty that would greatly encourage investment in both nations by expanding financial protections for foreign investors. Let's hope Chicago's environs charm them into securing a deal.
  • Did CIA torture violate Nuremberg ban on human experimentation?

    WASHINGTON CIA health professionals may have committed war crimes by collecting and analyzing data on brutally interrogated detainees in potential violation of U.S. and international bans on research on human subjects without their consent, a human rights...

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday. “Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...

    Ukraine criticizes Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment

    Russia would violate international agreements if it placed nuclear weapons in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appeared to reserve the right for...

    Accused of rights abuses, North Korea urges U.N. meeting on CIA torture

    North Korea on Monday asked the United Nations Security Council to add the issue of torture by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency to its agenda as the council prepares to hold a meeting next week on alleged human rights abuses by the Asian state. The...