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  • 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...
  • Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs

    Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs
    Since our blue-and-yellow can first hit store shelves in San Diego in 1958, WD-40 Multi-Use Product has become a household item around the globe. Our company now supports thousands of jobs in the United States. But we weren't always the size we are today....
  • Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it

    Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it
    This spring, President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress want to use an outdated process used to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement more than 20 years ago — a rule called “fast track” — to force through trade deals...
  • 'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver

    'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver
    In principle, almost everyone's in favor of free trade. It promotes international harmony, raises wages, helps economies grow. It's an article of historical faith that the enactment of harsh protective U.S. tariffs in 1930 contributed to the Great...
  • Libya's forgotten human rights crisis

     Libya's forgotten human rights crisis
    Four years ago this month, the world came together to stop Moammar Kadafi as his security forces massacred peaceful demonstrators during the Arab Spring. The U.N. Security Council sanctioned Libya and referred the violence to the International Criminal...
  • Iran nuclear deal is key to Obama's nonproliferation agenda

    In the spring of his first year in office, President Obama began pushing an audacious goal — to use diplomacy to bring about what he called "a world without nuclear weapons." Before long, his campaign sputtered. North Korea tested nuclear weapons,...
  • No Iran deal could convert Republicans

    No Iran deal could convert Republicans
    "Reagan has accelerated the moral disarmament of the West by elevating wishful thinking to the status of political philosophy." — George F. Will, 1987, on the United States' nuclear weapons negotiations with the Soviet Union. Amid all the...
  • Palestinians join International Criminal Court, hope move will deter Israel

    Palestinians join International Criminal Court, hope move will deter Israel
    The Palestinian Authority expressed hope Wednesday that its new membership in the International Criminal Court will deter Israeli military strikes on the Palestinian people. Speaking from The Hague following a brief ceremony introducing the Palestinians...
  • The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.

    The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.
    President Obama is asking Congress to grant him trade promotion authority, the ability to "fast track" two massive trade deals with Europe and Asia: the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. This would allow him...
  • Florida export mission to Morocco set for May

    Florida export mission to Morocco set for May
    Florida is organizing an export mission in May to Morocco, the northwest African nation of 33 million residents across the Mediterranean from Spain. The visit is spearheaded by the state's economic development group, Enterprise Florida. The development...
  • Two reports: U.N. slams Israel, Amnesty International faults Hamas

    Two reports: U.N. slams Israel, Amnesty International faults Hamas
    The Gaza war fought last summer made 2014 the deadliest year for Palestinians since coming under Israeli occupation after the 1967 Mideast War, a United Nations report released Thursday said. In anĀ annual review titled “Fragmented Lives,”...