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  • Trade deal sparks controversy in Florida

    Trade deal sparks controversy in Florida
    WASHINGTON — While Florida business leaders are rallying support for an emerging trade deal with Japan and 10 other nations, many of their representatives in Congress plan to vote against attempts to speed approval of the controversial Trans-Pacific...
  • Israel blames Arab neighbors for stalling on nuke-free zone

    Israel is blaming its Arab neighbors for the failure of progress toward achieving a Middle East free of nuclear weapons, saying that "if a serious regional effort has not emerged in the Middle East during the last five years, it is not because of Israel."...
  • Bernie-nomics: How Sen. Sanders wants to handle the economy

    Does Bernie Sanders have a proposed economic platform for his presidential campaign? Sanders economic platform IS his presidential campaign. The Vermont senator, a self-described socialist and political independent who announced Wednesday that he'll seek...
  • Critics of Pacific Rim free trade agreement cite worries over jobs, immigration

    Critics of Pacific Rim free trade agreement cite worries over jobs, immigration
    About 30 members of unions, immigrant rights groups and an environmental advocacy organization joined Wednesday to voice their concerns that a Pacific Rim free trade deal would reduce U.S. jobs and increase immigration to the country. At a rally in City...
  • 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...
  • Saudi bombing in Yemen still claiming civilian casualties, UN says

    GENEVA Despite Saudi Arabia's claims to have halted its air offensive over Yemen, Saudi bombing runs have killed dozens of civilians in recent days, United Nations officials said Friday. "We have recorded a number of airstrikes that have hit military and...
  • 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...