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  • Egypt: Morsi's family threatens legal action against military

    CAIRO — The family of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi threatened legal action against the Egyptian military Monday for holding him following his removal from office July 3. “We will take all legal procedures, locally and...
  • Italy: Convicted ex-CIA chief in Milan has been arrested

    ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday. The official, who spoke on condition of...
  • Europe's anger grows over alleged U.S. spying

    LONDON — European leaders united in outrage Thursday over reported U.S. spying, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel declaring that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....
  • One year later, Vi Ripken's kidnapper still being sought

    One year later, Vi Ripken's kidnapper still being sought
    One year after Violet Ripken was kidnapped at gunpoint from her Harford County home and driven around the state for nearly 24 hours before being returned unharmed, police in her hometown of Aberdeen are still searching for the man responsible. Ripken,...
  • Gay immigrant spared deportation because of bias in Philippines

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A gay Filipino immigrant who had been ordered deported won a reprieve from a federal appeals court Wednesday on the grounds he would be persecuted for his sexual orientation if sent back to the Philippines. Dennis Vitug, 37, who has...
  • General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed

    General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed
    The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
  • President holds trump card on immigration

    President holds trump card on immigration
    President Barack Obama is tantalizingly close to passing comprehensive immigration reform, a legacy achievement. The Senate has provided a bipartisan bill, and the House is working on reform. The key issues are border security and a legal pathway to...
  • Crime and illegal immigration in Frederick

    Crime and illegal immigration in Frederick
    Frederick County still has an ample amount of farmland and thus attracts more than its share of illegal immigrants. This is good for farmers but it also has created substantial additional crime the area could well do without ("Frederick County officials...
  • U.S. pushing new treaties at expense of national sovereignty

    PARIS -- The foreign reaction to the National Security Agency revelations that I have heard most has been not only how arrogant Washington has been in spying on its allies but, worse than that, how arrogant everyone in Washington and most of the...
  • Liberals like me caused Obama's illegal drone war

    The advocacy groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are accusing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama of possible war crimes for drone strike campaigns in Pakistan and Yemen. These charges won't have much weight within the United...
  • U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe

    WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...