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  • Syria's Assad: Still the wrong choice

     Syria's Assad: Still the wrong choice
    The war in Syria, and the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia it in part represents, again reared its ugly head in Beirut on Dec. 27 and Jan. 2. First came the car bomb that killed moderate Lebanese politician Mohamad Chatah and six others. Many...
  • Don't reject refugees from Syrian civil war, U.N. tells world

    Don't reject refugees from Syrian civil war, U.N. tells world
    BEIRUT -- The United Nations has called on nations not to turn back Syrian civil war refugees, whose swelling ranks now constitute the world’s fastest-growing refugee flow in almost 20 years. “I reiterate my call to all states in the...
  • EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization

    BEIRUT—The European Union on Monday declared the military wing of Hezbollah a terrorist organization, dealing a political blow to the powerful Lebanese group. The EU’s 28 members made the decision to put Hezbollah on its terror list at their...
  • Kalashnikov: Most popular, and deadliest, weapon of modern warfare

    Kalashnikov: Most popular, and deadliest, weapon of modern warfare
    It killed more people in the 20th Century than the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The AK-47's easy maintenance and light weight led to its becoming the armament of choice for at least 50 armies worldwide, as well as guerrilla factions,...
  • Former O.C. tech firm executive gets prison for embezzling millions

    Former O.C. tech firm executive gets prison for embezzling millions
    The former chief financial officer of an Orange County technology company was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for stealing about $15 million from the company. Jean Joseph Ibrahim pleaded guilty in 2012 to a charge related to the...
  • Penn State, Lehigh and ESU all ranked in Lambert/Meadowlands Cup polls

     
    The second batch of Lambert/Meadowlands polls were released on Monday, evaluating the top teams in all divisons in Eastern collegiate football. Here's the release: ECAC RELEASES SECOND LAMBERT MEADOWLANDS FOOTBALL POLL OF 2013 CENTERVILLE, Mass. -- The...
  • TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott

    TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott
    "MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
  • U.S.-Iran Deal Offers Opportunity, Peril

    For a weakened but still ambitious President Obama, the biggest foreign-policy opportunity and danger of his presidency rolls into New York next week with the arrival of Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani. The Iranians have been signaling through various...
  • Early #migratory #bird seasons set in #Pennsylvania

     
    Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year will increase the number of birds hunters can keep in their possession. The early seasons for mourning doves, Canada geese, woodcock and other migratory bird...
  • Having escaped hell of civil war, he lends hands and hope to Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- This is a story Nedal Tamer tells. When he was a kid in war-torn Lebanon, his neighbor had a kidney problem. The only medical attention was in Beirut. So the man and his brother had to travel two hours by taxi. On the way, the...