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  • 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...
  • One of Syria's top commanders killed during fighting

    BEIRUT -- A Syrian general viewed as one of the nation’s top military commanders was killed in fighting in the eastern part of the country, the government and opposition activists said Thursday. The official news agency said that Maj. Gen. Jameh...
  • Syrian rebels release 9 Lebanese hostages

    Syrian rebels release 9 Lebanese hostages
    BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages held for more than a year by Syrian  rebels have been released, according to multiple reports late Friday, ending a protracted crisis that heightened regional sectarian tensions and was linked to the  subsequent...
  • Syria rebels free Lebanese hostages; Turkish pilots freed in Lebanon

    Syria rebels free Lebanese hostages; Turkish pilots freed in Lebanon
    BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages freed after being held by Syrian rebels for more than a year arrived to a tumultuous welcome in Beirut late Saturday, capping a complex deal that also resulted in the release of two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon...
  • Injured Water Birds Find A Safe Haven To Heal And Find Love

    Injured Water Birds Find A Safe Haven To Heal And Find Love
    Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other. Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...
  • Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks

    Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks
    Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war. It remained unclear...
  • Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks

    Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks
    LONDON – A key group of Arab states and Western nations, including the United States, urged the “moderate opposition” in Syria to attend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war, but underlined their insistence that...
  • 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...
  • Syria's lost generation: Number of refugee children reaches 1 million

    The number of Syrian children forced to flee their country has reached 1 million, according to United Nations figures, another grim milestone in a war that has claimed more than 100,000 lives. U.N. officials say the conflict, now in its third year,...
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  • The risk of taking on Syria

    The risk of taking on Syria
    So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what? As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...