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  • U.S. lawmakers pausing on Iran sanctions over nuclear talks

    Congress' passion for sanctions against Iran has united lawmakers of both parties and different political perspectives. But many lawmakers seem to be having second thoughts about their vows to immediately hit Iran with new economic penalties if Tehran's...
  • Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits

    Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits
    As an unrepentant sponsor of terrorism that abhors Western values, Iran just successfully circumvented another deadline surrounding its negotiations with the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. With another diplomatic deadline calendared, it is imperative...
  • Schuylkill County company, CEO sentenced to probation for attempt to smuggle equipment to Iran

    The CEO of a Schuylkill County company who pleaded guilty to a plot to smuggle machinery to Iran in defiance of a U.S. trade embargo will serve 12 months of probation. Helmut Oertmann, the chief executive officer of Hetran Inc. in Orwigsburg, avoided...
  • Freight from Central Asia in about half the time -- 13 days

    Freight from Central Asia in about half the time -- 13 days
    The leaders of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Iran gathered at an obscure Turkmen frontier village Wednesday to inaugurate a new rail route intended to speed up delivery of goods between Europe and Asia. The new 577-mile rail line between Ozen in...
  • Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns

    Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns
    Iranian warplanes have launched several airstrikes in recent days against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq, U.S. and Iranian officials said Tuesday, the latest sign that America's longtime adversary is conducting a parallel but largely...
  • Steven G. Calabresi: 5 myths about lame-duck presidents

    President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
  • What is Iran hiding? Nuclear secrets.

    International nuclear inspectors reported Friday that Iran still won't answer their questions about its past nuclear weapons research. It won't grant inspectors access to military sites. It won't allow inspectors to interview key nuclear scientists....
  • Cheaper oil's winners and losers

    The recent drop in world oil prices — from more than $100 a barrel in June to about $80 a barrel now — will benefit the global economy, American consumers and a beleaguered U.S. foreign policy. And there are reasons to think oil could remain...
  • Review: 'Rosewater'

    Review: 'Rosewater'
    How many casual American moviegoers would be interested in "Rosewater" if an unknown Jon had written and directed it, instead of Jon Stewart, famous "Daily Show" host and first-time feature filmmaker? Well, Stewart did direct "Rosewater," and even...
  • Deal or no deal? Iran says shut up and make one

    Deal or no deal? Iran says shut up and make one
    As everyone seems to be saying, there is less than a fortnight to go before we hit the Nov. 24 deadline for a final agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. And as more and more people are forecasting, things aren't looking too good. The issue isn'...
  • The serious 'Rosewater' started out as a lark

    The serious 'Rosewater' started out as a lark
    It was easy for Maziar Bahari and Jon Stewart to laugh now. They were sharing a table in the shade of oak trees at the annual film festival here, where their movie, "Rosewater," had just screened to five sellout audiences over Labor Day weekend. An...