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International Laws and Treaties

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  • AP sources: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a "democratic socialist," will...
  • New front opens in 'fast-track' trade fight

    WASHINGTON There's no shortage of liberal opposition to President Barack Obama on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but a more serious threat to the administration's pro-trade alliance with Republicans might come from those who want to tackle the perpetually...
  • Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty

    The GOP-controlled Senate on Tuesday turned back an attempt to elevate any nuclear deal with Iran into a treaty, a vote that gave momentum to Republicans and Democrats trying to pass a bill giving Congress a chance to review and possibly reject any...
  • Trade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary

    On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade. Now, early in her Democratic presidential campaign, she's...
  • Unanswered questions about trade and human rights

    Unanswered questions about trade and human rights
    As long as men and women have traded, they have wrestled with questions of human rights. Under international law, policymakers are supposed to view human rights as universal and indivisible. Hence in its free trade agreements, the E.U. includes provisions...
  • Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law

    Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law
    Commentator Yousef Munayyer does a grave disservice to Israelis and Palestinians alike by depicting the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement as an effort to force Israeli compliance with international human rights laws ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for...
  • Announcements: Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. fundraiser, Land Preservation Foundation meeting, Anne Arundel County Public Library bilingual storytime, Caritas Society gala, ROWC, Retired Officers' Wives' Club, 'Chartered Course' oratorio, Planet walk, plant sales,

    Fundraiser A fundraiser for Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 28 at Heroes Pub, 1 Riverview Ave. Mention Maryland Five-O Cycling when ordering at lunch, happy hour or dinner and 20 percent of purchases will be...
  • UN: Israeli military killed 44 Palestinians at UN shelters

    A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by direct mortar strikes and other "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. locations during last year's Gaza war. The Palestinians said they would give the...
  • Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run

    Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson debated international trade treaties Monday, with Grayson contending that fellow Democrat President Barack Obama's fast-track procedures are unconstitutional, and Republican Mica giving his support to the deals. The...
  • World 'closer than ever' to Iran nuclear deal, Kerry says

    The world is "closer than ever" to reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran but the work is far from over, with key issues unresolved, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran's...
  • Mailbag: Newport and its residents deserve underground utilities

    Re: "Making homeowners pay to underground utilities is wrong," (April 15): All is not bliss among the stalwart opponents of undergrounding activity in Newport Beach District 118. While not really worshipping power poles, they do not want to pay to remove...