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  • Sri Lanka president uses his time in U.N. spotlight to lash out

    UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
  • September 2013 TV premieres, finales, specials and movies

    September 2013 TV premieres, finales, specials and movies
    Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your...
  • Connecticut May Be Ahead of the Curve When It Comes to Pardoning Convicts

    Connecticut May Be Ahead of the Curve When It Comes to Pardoning Convicts
    If you've been convicted of a federal crime, it's almost impossible to get a pardon. Doesn't matter if you've served your time and turned your life around, or that the crime happened decades ago — your chances of getting pardoned remain virtually...
  • U.N. report on sarin attack in Syria points to Assad, envoys say

    U.N. report on sarin attack in Syria points to Assad, envoys say
    A United Nations report concluding that chemical weapons were used in Syria on Aug. 21 contains evidence pointing to Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces as the perpetrators, the U.S. and British ambassadors to the world body said Monday. U.N....
  • U.N.: Syrian chemical attack 'unequivocally and objectively' confirmed

    U.N. inspectors found "clear and convincing evidence" that sarin gas was used to attack rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital on Aug. 21 in violation of international law, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reported Monday. "This act is a war crime,"...
  • Syrian war crimes escalating on both sides, U.N. probe finds

    Syrian war crimes escalating on both sides, U.N. probe finds
    Summary executions, torture, hostage-taking and indiscriminate shelling of civilian homes are among the war crimes committed by both sides in the Syrian conflict, a special investigative panel of the United Nations Human Rights Council reported Wednesday....
  • ‘Forever Evil’: Geoff Johns, David Finch conspire on Crime Syndicate

     
    Superman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League are out of the picture, and in their place are […]...
  • The decisive moment

    The decisive moment
    This week, Maryland's congressional delegation will be called on to vote on a matter of the gravest national importance: President Barack Obama has asked lawmakers to authorize punishing military strikes against Syria in response to that government's...
  • What do the Syrians want?

    What do the Syrians want?
    It was a hot day in Reyhanli, a small town on the Turkish-Syrian border. "Tell Obama we don't want him to intervene," a Syrian woman yelled to me in Arabic. "We do not want to be another Iraq!" She was half joking, but her 19-year old daughter added on...
  • Charges recommended against 30 alleged Auschwitz guards in Germany

    Charges recommended against 30 alleged Auschwitz guards in Germany
    BERLIN -- Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, federal authorities in Germany said Tuesday that they were recommending that charges of accessory to murder be brought against 30 alleged guards at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland....
  • Ft. Hood shooter's documents show accolades, allege 'war crimes'

    FT. HOOD, Texas—A few days before he gunned down fellow soldiers at this central Texas Army base four years ago, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan sent an email to superiors about something that had been troubling him: suspected war crimes. And one day...