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  • US jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks

    The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000s in Israel that killed or wounded Americans, a U.S. jury found Monday in awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at a...
  • Washington state's Boeing tax breaks are illegal, Europe charges

    GENEVA The World Trade Organization on Monday agreed to set up a panel to examine European Union allegations that Washington state's $8.7 billion in tax breaks to the Boeing Co. to manufacture its new 777X model there are prohibited subsidies under global...
  • 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...
  • UN panel: Name alleged perpetrators of war crimes in Syria

    U.N. investigators said Friday they are considering publishing their secret list of alleged war criminals in Syria to press for justice for the thousands of victims. In a strong indication that they will do just that, the investigators expressed hope...
  • US trial over attacks could hurt Palestinian war crimes push

    Palestinian officials are nervously watching a landmark terrorism trial in the United States, brought by victims of Palestinian suicide bombings and shootings aimed at civilians. They fear a negative verdict could hurt their international image at a...
  • US lawmakers say agreement on trade promotion authority near

    A bipartisan congressional agreement on granting President Barack Obama trade promotion authority for a pan-Pacific trade deal is likely this spring, U.S. lawmakers visiting Japan said Thursday. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Ways and...
  • 9/11 comment escalates US-Gulf airlines spat over subsidies

    U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO's comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the fight. The three largest U.S....
  • 'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech

    'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech
    Jeb Bush was mere seconds into his speech Wednesday informing the world that he's his "own man" and not his brother or his dad, when he did something reminiscent of both. He flubbed his line. "We definitely no longer inspire fear in our enemies," the...
  • Israeli military lawyer says ICC probe not a concern

    The Israeli military's chief legal adviser said on Thursday that he is not concerned about a possible investigation by the International Criminal Court into Israel's conduct during last year's Gaza war. Israel's own internal probes are sufficient, said...
  • UN commission leader would be 'happy' to talk to NKorea

    The leader of a U.N. commission of inquiry that found North Korea committed crimes against humanity said Tuesday that members of the panel are ready to go anywhere to talk to the North's government — but it refuses to engage. Michael Kirby...
  • Robert B. Reich: How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest

    Robert B. Reich: How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest
    Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. ( The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...