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  • Netanyahu won. At what cost?

    Netanyahu won. At what cost?
    In 2009, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu surprised many people by publicly embracing peace talks with the Palestinians, ending years of opposition to a two-state solution. Last year, those talks came close to an agreement...
  • Switzerland, EU initial accord to clamp down on tax evasion

    Switzerland has signed a preliminary agreement with the European Union that will make it much harder for the 28-nation bloc's citizens to evade taxes by hiding money in Swiss vaults. The deal initialed in Brussels on Thursday envisages that both sides...
  • Netanyahu victory leaves damage in wake

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strong showing in national elections this week has come with a price: He has managed to antagonize friends and foes alike with hard-line rhetoric on the campaign trail. While the tough talk gave Netanyahu a...
  • Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea
    Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians there and regain the nation's...
  • News Guide: Netanyahu won Israel's election, now what?

    Israelis woke up Wednesday morning to find that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud Party came in first in parliamentary elections. It was a stunning turnaround after a tight race that had put his lengthy rule in jeopardy. Here is how...
  • Is there any recourse for victims of online photo memes?

    Those pilfered, captioned and shared photos that make us either cringe, rage or laugh out loud are as old as the Internet itself, but in these wild online times, is there any recourse for their victims? Memes, by definition viral little beasties, are...
  • Amid bitter feelings, Netanyahu says he'll move quickly to form new government

    JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Wednesday to move quickly to form a rightist governing coalition after nearly complete vote totals showed he had won a decisive election victory. But the nature of the victory, after a campaign in...
  • Monsanto to pay $350K to settle more wheat-related lawsuits

    Monsanto said Wednesday it will pay about $350,000 to settle class action lawsuits brought by farmers in seven states over genetically modified wheat. The St. Louis company said Wednesday it will make donations of $50,000 to agricultural schools at...
  • Monsanto to pay $350K to settle more wheat-related lawsuits

    Monsanto to pay $350K to settle more wheat-related lawsuits
    Monsanto said Wednesday it will pay about $350,000 to settle class action lawsuits brought by farmers in seven states over genetically modified wheat. The St. Louis company said Wednesday it will make donations of $50,000 to agricultural schools at...
  • Obama takes aim at Republican budget plan in Cleveland visit

    President Barack Obama criticized the House Republican budget proposal during a visit to Cleveland on Wednesday, mocking their fiscal plans as "a path to prosperity for those who have already prospered." Obama said the U.S. recovery from the depths of...
  • Putin signs treaty integrating South Ossetia into Russia

    Russia tightened its control Wednesday over a second breakaway region of Georgia, with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leader of South Ossetia signing a new treaty that calls for nearly full integration. Georgian President Giorgi...