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  • Feds, police in spat over G-8 summit costs

    Feds, police in spat over G-8 summit costs
    In a standoff that might require delicate diplomacy to resolve, officials in Western Maryland are pressing the federal government to reconsider its refusal to help pay for local security costs for this week's G-8 summit at Camp David. Local police say...
  • Don't leave hunger off the global agenda

    When the leaders of the globe's biggest economies — the G8 — meet at Camp David in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains this weekend, they will have a plate full of problems: banking and liquidity and bonds and loan guarantees and such. Somewhere on...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies, with a high temperature near 76 degrees. Tonight is expected to be clear, with a low temperature around 55 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute....
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Outside G-8 summit, few protesters

    — A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials. Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
  • Two Planes Intercepted Near G-8 Summit, One Redirected to York Airport

    Two Planes Intercepted Near G-8 Summit, One Redirected to York Airport
    The US Military has intercepted two small planes that flew through restricted airspace near Camp David, where leaders of the G8 summit are meeting. It all happened around 7 p.m. Friday evening. A NORAD F-15 Eagle fighter jet intercepted the first plane at...
  • NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago

    NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago
    Many of the world's leaders are now in Chicago, and Sunday morning, they'll be at McCormick Place, where talks begin on a number of issues with the war in Afghanistan and the European economy, highest on the list. Like a well-choreographed dance,...
  • G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby

    G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby
    CAMP DAVID, Maryland (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Eight major economies raised the pressure on Iran on Saturday, signaling their readiness to tap into emergency oil stockpiles quickly this summer if tougher new sanctions on Tehran threaten to...
  • Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality

    Putin returns, and so does a Cold War mentality
    Now that Vladimir Putin is Russia's president once again, the result of still another fraudulent election, we should expect ever more hostile relations with Moscow. Mr. Putin, a vain and vulgar man, was born and bred to despise the United States. And...
  • G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff

    G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff
    Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president. Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...
  • CEOs need to brace for G-8, NATO

    CEOs need to brace for G-8, NATO
    The G-8 and NATO summits being held in May in Chicago are expected to draw thousands of protesters, and Christie Hefner had heard that some local CEOs were being told by their senior staff to "get out of town" that week to avoid them. The warnings were...