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  • Al Schwimmer dies at 94; founder of Israel's aerospace industry

    Al Schwimmer dies at 94; founder of Israel's aerospace industry
    Al Schwimmer, a former aircraft engineer who smuggled American planes to Israel for its 1948 war of independence, founded its aerospace industry and later became a figure in the Iran-Contra affair, died in Tel Aviv on Friday, his 94th birthday. The cause...
  • We need a 'weapons BRAC'

    We need a 'weapons BRAC'
    The American defense community stands at a crossroads. The need to trim the defense budget, as Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently put it, is a "matter of simple arithmetic and political reality." Meanwhile, this year's defense authorization bill,...
  • McManus: Israel's brinkmanship, America's peril

    Last week, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, confirmed a no-longer-surprising fact: the Pentagon has sent the White House a menu of options for going to war with Iran. But that doesn't mean the military thinks bombing Iran...
  • Teel Time: Kentucky-Calipari case exposes oversights by Hampton U., other MEAC schools

    Teel Time: Kentucky-Calipari case exposes oversights by Hampton U., other MEAC schools
    The following post is sponsored by Glass Houses Inc., which reminds all customers to refrain from throwing stones. That includes you, Dennis Thomas. Commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and a former athletic director at Hampton...
  • U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says

    U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says
    Reviewing the multibillion-dollar U.S. aid program in Afghanistan two years ago, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pronounced it a "heartbreaking" failure and promised to make a successful aid program the centerpiece of a revamped strategy to...
  • Avalancha de rumores sobre Chávez, dentro y fuera de Venezuela

    Las preocupaciones sobre la salud del presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez crecen como una avalancha en la medida que se prolonga su ausencia del país debido a una repentina cirugía en Cuba, a causa de una enfermedad de la cual no se tienen detalles. Sus...
  • Venezolanos reaccionan con optimismo y cautela sobre condición de Chávez

    Venezolanos reaccionan con optimismo y cautela sobre condición de Chávez
    SUNRISE — La noticia de que Hugo Chávez pudiera estar muy enfermo para seguir gobernando a Venezuela ha llenado de optimismo a muchos venezolanos en el sur de Florida, como a Ramón Peraza Jr. Peraza, estudiante pos graduado de administración...
  • Cine comentario: Horrible Bosses y Anita

    <b>Cine comentario</b>: Horrible Bosses y Anita
    Horrible Bosses*** Si el lector pertenece a esa amplia categoría de mortales que odia tanto a su jefe que alguna vez ha soñado con mandarlo al mismísimo infierno, podrá hacer realidad sus sueños viendo Horrible Bosses. Si por el contrario, usted está en...
  • McManus: A measured U.S. response in Syria

    McManus: A measured U.S. response in Syria
    When pro-democracy demonstrations erupted in Syria this spring, President Obama offered Syrian President Bashar Assad one more chance to embrace reform. "He can lead that transition [to democracy] or get out of the way," Obama said in May. Now, almost...
  • The Interview: Tim Mitchell, CEO of FrontierMedex

    The Interview: Tim Mitchell, CEO of FrontierMedex
    When oil companies expand into desert areas of Africa, FrontierMedex Group helps them navigate the territory and provides medical care and security. The company also has helped rescue ships from pirates in the waters off Somalia and provides medical...
  • En Zookeeper, Rosario Dawson muestra su vena cómica

    Rosario Dawson ha ganado fama en Hollywood por encarnar seres marginales en historias hiperrealistas. Desde que debutó en el cine a los 15 años, la actriz quedó atrapada en las turbulentas aguas del drama. No obstante, no pierde oportunidad cuando le...