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International Laws and Treaties

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  • US inches closer to landmine ban

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration pledged Friday to stop producing or purchasing landmines, but it stopped short of signing an international treaty that requires countries to destroy their stockpiles, saying it was "diligently pursuing solutions" that...
  • Justice Department releases memo on legality of drone strike on American

    WASHINGTON An American leader of al-Qaida based overseas could be killed without violating international or U.S. law because he was a senior member of a terrorist group who posed a continuous threat to the United States and whose capture wasn't feasible,...
  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • China's Xi to visit South Korea, suggesting impatience with North

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North. Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
  • BMW is latest luxury automaker to announce Mexico factory

    MEXICO CITY Most Mexican-built autos that U.S. consumers see in showrooms are compact cars like the Ford Fiesta, Nissan Sentra and Honda Fit. But soon premium automakers like BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan on rolling luxury vehicles off assembly...
  • Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines

    Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines
    — Elizabeth Gillman stood in Cato Corner Farm's calf barn one recent weekend morning, white-haired and clad in old blue jeans and a baggy shirt, and she had more on her mind than routine worries about cattle feed prices and the weather. These days,...
  • India-Canada Co-Production Treaty Takes Effect

    HONG KONG - A bilateral co-production treaty between India and Canada has come into effect. The pact allows films made using the treaty to be considered as local content in both jurisdictions. A signing ceremony will be held on Wednesday (July 9) in...
  • Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox

    Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox
    The solution to ridding nations of nuclear warheads may come from a simple puzzle involving marbles. That, at least, is what lies at the core of a warhead verification protocol designed by a Princeton University team, published this week in the...
  • Trans-Pacific treaty doubts

    The Op-Ed article by President Obama and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott begins as a feel-good promotion of the military partnership between Australia and America. It isn't until the 10th paragraph that we learn this push piece is really about the...
  • MPAA top lobbyist Michael O'Leary to resign

    MPAA top lobbyist Michael O'Leary to resign
    Michael O'Leary, the top lobbyist with the Motion Picture Assn. of America, is stepping down. The MPAA said O'Leary, senior vice president for global policy and external affairs, will leave the MPAA at the end of June after nine years on the job....
  • Former congressman Bacchus on trade, Orlando, climate change

    Former congressman Bacchus on trade, Orlando, climate change
    There aren’t many law firms in Florida that have someone like Jim Bacchus in their office. A former Congressman and international trade expert, Bacchus opened the Orlando office for Miami-based Greenberg Traurig in 1995. That was the same year...