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  • U.S. attorneys, take heed: Don't make garden-variety crimes into federal cases

    The Supreme Court unanimously agreed this week that federal prosecutors could not use an international chemical weapons treaty to bring a case against a Philadelphia-area woman who tried to poison a romantic rival. The decision was a deserved rebuke for...
  • Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public

    Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public
    In the spring of 1920, it seemed to dawn on President Woodrow Wilson that his debilitating stroke months earlier had not only hurt him politically. It had also harmed the country. He confided in his close friend, the White House physician, Cary T....
  • Vladimir Putin, master player

    Vladimir Putin, master player
    Let us now praise Vladimir Putin. Yes, Russia's president is a cold-hearted autocrat. And yes, he rules through a network of nasty oligarchs bent on squeezing profit from their country's oil riches. If he covets a piece of territory, he's liable to...
  • The outcome of the European Parliament elections

    The outcome of the recently concluded European Parliament elections is described in press and political circles in Europe and North America as a shock or crisis, but the actual reaction is better named hysteria, as if "Europe" is all over, and the rise of...
  • Rachel Marsden: U.S., China go private with the Cold War

    PARIS -- The U.S. Justice Department filed charges this week against five Chinese military officers, accusing them of hacking American companies to steal secrets, including the nuclear energy company Westinghouse. In March, reports surfaced that the...
  • Family declines to say how TV anchor Paula Lopez went missing

     
    The family of Santa Barbara TV news anchor Paula Lopez, who was reported missing but was later found, said Wednesday night that they were not elaborating on how she returned home. Lop...
  • Fugitive suspect in 2006 Moreno Valley killing apprehended

     
    A murder suspect who allegedly fled to Mexico after killing a man in a Moreno Valley restaurant in 2006 has been returned to Riverside County and is scheduled for a court appearance later this week....
  • Las Vegas shooting suspect to appear in L.A. court Monday

     
    The man suspected in a deadly car-to-car shooting in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip is expected to appear in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Monday for an extradition proceeding after his arrest last week in Studio City. Ammar......
  • Lawyers: Can Italy successfully extradite Amanda Knox for a re-trial?

     
    I'm not a lawyer but many of you in the commentariat are: ROME (Reuters) - Italy's top court on Tuesday ordered a retrial of American Amanda Knox and former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher,......
  • History Channel and Lou Reda to present WWII shows at Sigal

     
    View the highly acclaimed Lou Reda History production "WWII in HD" along with other History Channel documentaries about World War II produced by the Easton production company during a year-long series at Sigal Museum in Easton. The museum will kick......
  • Pacific Palisades trench accident victim dies, second man rescued

     
    One of two people who were trapped in a 15-foot trench in Pacific Palisades has died, authorities said. The second worker in the construction project incident was rescued, an effort that lasted more than an hour after firefighters arrived on......