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  • The Obama-Netanyahu dysfunctional tango

    The ongoing Gaza crisis seems to have broken a lot of crockery in the U.S.-Israel relationship. Malicious attacks on Secretary of State John Kerry, tough Obama administration statements on the "appalling" nature of Israeli strikes causing civilian...
  • Shiite militiamen in Iraq kill scores of Sunni worshipers at mosque

    Shiite militiamen in Iraq kill scores of Sunni worshipers at mosque
    Shiite Muslim militiamen on Friday stormed a Sunni mosque in eastern Iraq and opened fire, killing scores of worshipers, residents and Iraqi officials said, in a sign of growing sectarian violence stemming from the rise of the Islamic State militant...
  • Thai junta leader tells nation to move on from coup

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha, in an address to the nation a day after he was elected prime minister by a legislature he hand-picked, asked Thais not to dwell on the dramatic coup he led in May. "There is no point saying...
  • Iraq promised to free Saddam Hussein's defense minister: report

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government promised to release from prison one of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's defense ministers, the outgoing deputy prime minister said in comments published on Friday. In an interview with the London-based...
  • Amid outward calm, climate of fear cements Thai military rule

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - "Is she dead yet?" Thai opposition activist Kritsuda Khunasen said she was blindfolded and struggling to regain consciousness when she heard this chilling query from one of her interrogators. She was detained for nearly a month by...
  • EDM ban at Congress Theater gets city officials talking

    EDM ban at Congress Theater gets city officials talking
    In the wake of a ban on electronic dance music at the troubled Congress Theater, city officials are discussing the future of EDM in Chicago—but are tight-lipped about the exact nature of those discussions. In a move that drew comparisons to...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...
  • State Department throws wet blanket on Ice Bucket Challenge

    U.S. State Department officials have put a damper on high-ranking officials who might be getting swept up in the Ice Bucket Challenge frenzy currently being tapped to raise money for ALS research. “High-ranking State Department officials are...
  • Thai military coup leader bestowed role of civilian prime minister

    The general who led a military coup in Thailand three months ago took on the civilian mantle of prime minister Thursday when the legislators he appointed nominated him as sole candidate and voted overwhelmingly to make him government chief. Gen. Prayuth...
  • Rick Perry's lawyers accuse Democrats of pushing a 'red herring'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team on Thursday¬†stepped up its aggressive strategy to fight two felony charges against him, arguing that Democrats were floating a “red herring” by suggesting that Perry was motivated to veto funding for...
  • For embattled Ukraine rebels, no time to honor the dead

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow rebels in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk are taking such heavy losses in fighting with advancing government troops they no longer have time to give their comrades a proper burial. That task fell instead on...