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International Laws and Treaties

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  • 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...
  • Obama warns of anti-globalization sentiment in both parties

    President Barack Obama said the rising anti-globalization sentiment in factions of both political parties risks a withdrawal by the U.S. from global economic competition and stymied growth. Obama, speaking Monday in an interview with The Wall Street...
  • Israel indicts three soldiers for alleged crimes during Gaza war

    Israel indicts three soldiers for alleged crimes during Gaza war
    Three Israeli soldiers were indicted for offenses allegedly committed during last summer’s Gaza war, the army reported Sunday. According to a statement from the Military Advocate General, two soldiers were charged with looting around $600 from a...
  • Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

    Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's four-year conflict. Jolie briefed the council as special envoy...
  • Hillary Clinton enters 2016 race: 'Everyday Americans need a champion'

    Hillary Clinton enters 2016 race: 'Everyday Americans need a champion'
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's long-anticipated announcement Sunday that she’s running for president may not have said much about policy, but it delivered an unambiguous message about the voters and a major theme she hopes will carry her to the White...
  • Ann McFeatters: We must trust Obama to negotiate a good trade pact

    WASHINGTON Uh-oh, Democrats are in disarray. It's over 40 million jobs, wages, unions, the middle class's future, and the export of everything from apples to oranges. In a word, trade. Wait! Wait! It's more interesting than you might think. The main...
  • Give Obama 'fast track' authority

    It's an Economics 101 lesson that bears repeating: Trade is good. The United States is the world's largest trading nation, supporting more than 11 million jobs. In Baltimore, we understand this as well as anyone — our port provides tangible proof....
  • Connecticut Democrats face tough choice opposing trade deal

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a liberal stalwart from New Haven, finds herself in an unusual spot: She's fiercely opposed to President Barack Obama on a key issue. The 13-term congresswoman is organizing opposition to legislation backed by Obama that would allow...