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  • The Zorn/Thayer papers

     
    My Wednesday print column pulls portions out of the following e-mail dialogue (lightly edited) I had with Andy Thayer, local veteran activist and spokesman for the Coalition Against NATO/G-8 War & Poverty Agenda: To Andy: I’d like to do short......
  • L.A. Times, other newspapers honored at journalism awards

     
    The Los Angeles Times won newspaper of the year for 2011 at the California Newpaper Assn.'s annual Better Newspaper Contest. The Times won first-place awards among newspapers with circulations of 150,000 or more in the following categories: local...
  • Putin bows out of G-8 summit at Camp David

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will skip the meeting of leaders of the Group of 8 nations at Camp David next week....
  • Aid groups question Group of 8 plan to fight African hunger

     
    Aid groups criticize G8 plan to recruit private investment to fight African hunger: A G8 plan to foster $3 billion in private sector investment in agricultural development in poor countries won a tepid welcome from humanitarian agencies Friday, who argued...
  • Obama, other G-8 leaders push economic growth over austerity

     
    President Obama and leaders of the world’s other leading economies on Saturday embraced a policy of growth over austerity in Europe as they met on the cloistered grounds of Camp David to talk about fending off a spread of the Euro zone crisis....
  • Leaders of the Group of 20 nations gather in Mexico

     
    LOS CABOS, Mexico –- With the pro-bailout New Democracy party’s victory in Greece, leaders of the world’s biggest economies averted the worst of possible scenarios heading into their annual summit Monday. The heads of the Group of 20...
  • Clinton draws criticism from Chinese ahead of talks

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton flew into a storm of criticism in Beijing on Tuesday in the midst of a six-nation tour perceived by China as aimed at curbing its influence in Asia....
  • North Korea's mysterious power broker

    He is an enigma from the world's most secretive state, a behind-the-scenes political operative known mostly as a trusted brother-in-law to North Korean strongman Kim Jong Il. But Jang Song Taek has recently emerged as a decisive player in the drama of...
  • World watch

    China Ethnic violence between Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang region in far western China, led to more than 150 deaths, brought paramilitary troops out to restore order, and saw mosques closed and a curfew imposed....
  • President Obama Caught Sneaking A Peek At Junior G-8 Delegate?

    President Obama Caught Sneaking A Peek At Junior G-8 Delegate?
    Hips apparently don't lie, and nor do photos... or do they? President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy were caught getting an eye-full of some junk in the trunk belonging to a 17-year-old junior G-8 delegate just as the group was...
  • World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada

    World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been harshly criticized at home for the nearly $1-billion price tag of hosting overlapping summits of world leaders in Ontario this weekend. Most of the money has been spent on the security measures deemed...