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  • Q&A: Emily Blunt of 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'

    Q&A: Emily Blunt of 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'
    Emily Blunt wants to jump off a building.   Don’t worry; she’s just talking about taking on an action role, which she hasn’t had a chance to do yet. “Something where I have to wear a wire,” the English actress says with a...
  • 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' review: Sounds super interesting, right?

    'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' review: Sounds super interesting, right?
    ** (out of four) If subjected to a movie about a niche sport in a distant place, I’d admittedly much rather see “Ping Pong in Bora Bora” or “Jai Alai Atop Mount Everest.” Still, it’s odd how clearly the characters...
  • Trying terror suspects in the U.S.: Tough and just

    Trying terror suspects in the U.S.: Tough and just
    The debate over how the U.S. deals with suspected terrorists captured outside the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan flared up again last week when the Obama administration announced charges in New York against a Somali man with alleged ties to militant...
  • U.S. Issues Travel Alert After Awlaki Death

    U.S. Issues Travel Alert After Awlaki Death
    (Reuters) - The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert on Saturday warning of the possibility of anti-American attacks in response to the killing of two top al Qaeda members. The warning came a day after U.S. officials said Anwar al-Awlaki,...
  • Drone Strike Ends Long Hunt For U.S.-Born Awlaki

    Drone Strike Ends Long Hunt For U.S.-Born Awlaki
    The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen on Friday by a U.S. drone strike is the culmination of two years of extensive U.S. efforts to track down the American-born member of al Qaeda and put him out of action. Awlaki, identified by U.S. intelligence as...
  • Three women, two Liberians and a Yemeni, win Nobel Peace Prize

    Three women, two Liberians and a Yemeni, win Nobel Peace Prize
    Three women from Africa and the Middle East who symbolize nonviolent struggles to improve their nations and advance the role of women's rights were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Sharing the award were Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...
  • Time to leave Iraq

    Time to leave Iraq
    President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year was greeted with jeers in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail from Republicans who said the U.S. was ignominiously bowing to...
  • U.S. embassy in Armenia issues warning amid anti-American protests

    The U.S. embassy in Armenia joined those in at least six other nations on Wednesday in warning of possible anti-American protests following the attack on the consulate in Libya that killed an ambassador and three other officials. While the embassy,...
  • Congress zooms in on drone killings

    WASHINGTON -- Once a month, a group of staff members from the House and Senate intelligence committees drives across the Potomac River to CIA headquarters in Virginia, assembles in a secure room and begins the grim task of watching videos of the latest...
  • The secret wars

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and the other leaders of Congress' intelligence committees this week issued a strong, bi-partisan statement of condemnation for recent leaks of classified information about America's clandestine operations abroad, including...
  • 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'

    'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'
    Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt make an appealing couple in this comedy-drama, directed by Lasse Hallstrom ("The Cider House Rules") and adapted by Oscar winner Simon Beaufoy ("Slumdog Millionaire") from Paul Torday's novel. The stars play two people who...