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  • 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...
  • Bush, Merkel, climate change, asparagus

     
    by Mark Silva German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is looking for more than handshakes in her relationship with the soon-retiring President Bush, pressed him publicly today for progress on a promised international agreement on climate change. "We had a......
  • Obama: Flags half-staff for Fort Hood

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The president today ordered flags flown at half-staff until Veterans Day in respect for 13 killed and 30 wounded in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. "We don't know all the answers yet, and......
  • Travel, Obama, travel: GOP's postcards

     
    by Mark Silva As the president prepares for another international trip, while pressing for passage of a "cap and trade'' energy bill back home, the Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are preparing to send some postcards. No stamps......
  • Rep. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, heads for Berlin tonight

     
    State Rep. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, is traveling to Berlin Monday evening to attend the 10th Annual Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, which convenes this week to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. In an......
  • Obama: Human rights key to Asian future

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, delivering the first major public address of his Asian tour, told an audience in Tokyo -- Saturday morning there, Friday evening here in Washington -- that the United States "will always stand on the......
  • Ticket Replay: Joe Biden update: No 'private meetings,' just meetings closed to the press

     
    As the holiday season arrives, our thoughts on The Ticket turn to working not quite so hard for a few days. So we are re-publishing some of our favorite or most-read items from 2009. This item originally appeared on July......
  • Australia threatens Japan over its whaling program, sets November deadline for it to stop

     
    Australia's prime minister on Friday set a November deadline for Japan to stop its research whaling program that kills hundreds of whales a year in Antarctic waters, or else face international legal action. Australia, a staunch anti-whaling nation, has...
  • Mitt Romney: 'No Apology'

     
    by Mark Silva Sometimes it takes a book to start a race. The Audacity of Hope (Obama). Faith of My Fathers (McCain). Going Rogue (Palin.) For Mitt Romney, the Republican former governor of Massachusetts who ran for president in 2008......
  • Obama Asian trip delayed, family stays

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama's long-promised trip to Indonesia, where he spent some time as a boy, will be delayed by the ongoing fight over healthcare reform at home. And because of the delay -- with the......
  • Laura Bush to W.: Don't beat up on gays. Plus she reports presidential poisoning, foreign policy goof (book excerpts)

     
    Former First Lady Laura Bush, tactful and discreet during George W. Bush's eight-year presidency, has a lot to say. Tuesday, with publication of her memoir, "Spoken From the Heart," she does. And thanks to the New York Times and Politico,......