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  • Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks

    Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks
    President Obama will attend the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month, according to a senior administration official, a sign of the president's increasing confidence that the talks will yield a meaningful agreement to reduce...
  • Obama Set to Unveil New Afghan Strategy in Upcoming Speech

    Obama Set to Unveil New Afghan Strategy in Upcoming Speech
    Barack Obama has begun one of the toughest sales jobs of his presidency, privately announcing his sweeping overhaul of the U.S. Afghan strategy to top military and civilian advisers in Washington and Kabul as well as to key allies. Obama is outlining his...
  • Report: Mentally-Ill Briton Executed By Chinese Officials

    Report: Mentally-Ill Briton Executed By Chinese Officials
    The British Foreign Office confirms China has executed a convicted drug-smuggler some say was mentally unstable. Akmal Shaikh was arrested in 2007 after carrying a suitcase with nine pounds, or roughly four kilograms, of heroin into the communist state...
  • Obama Marks D-Day's 65th Anniversary

    Obama Marks D-Day's 65th Anniversary
    President Barack Obama honored the valiant dead and the "sheer improbability" of their D-Day victory, commemorating Saturday's 65th anniversary of the decisive invasion even as he remakes two wars and tries to thwart potential nuclear threats in Iran...
  • 'To Heaven by Water' gets the British scene just right

    'To Heaven by Water' gets the British scene just right
    Justin Cartwright was born in South Africa in 1945, came to study at Oxford in the mid-1960s and has lived in England ever since. Like his previous novels, "To Heaven by Water" showcases his uncanny ability to get the British scene just right, combining...
  • NATIONAL/FOREIGN SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY SEPT. 11, 2009

    PAGE 1 MODULE 1. HEALTH-CONGRESS -- What's different in the health care debate after Obama's speech to Congress? One important thing: Some central players in Congress who seemed skeptical of the bill say they heard enough to their liking that they...
  • Iran, weapons, secrets and threats

    Iran, weapons, secrets and threats
    Representatives of six major world powers and Iran will begin talks on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program when they meet Thursday. Here is a primer on the issues to be discussed. Who will participate in the talks in Geneva? The discussions will be...
  • Report: British boy becomes father at 13

    He's 13. He scarcely looks 10. And according to a British tabloid, he's a father. Baby-faced and only 4 feet (1.22 meters) tall, the boy, Alfie, was just 12 when he impregnated Chantelle, now 15, The Sun reported today. Shown in a video posted today on...
  • Give Obama a break on the gifts

    Well, of course Queen Elizabeth II already had an iPod. She's the queen. Doesn't she have everything? The British press, which pilloried President Obama last month for giving Prime Minister Gordon Brown a set of American film DVDs that don't work on...
  • Britain's top anti-terror chief resigns amid security breach

    Britain's top anti-terror chief resigns amid security breach
    Britain's top counterterrorism official resigned today after committing an embarrassing breach of security that forced police to prematurely mount a sting operation against suspected Al Qaida plotters. Bob Quick, an assistant commissioner at Scotland...
  • 6 Arrested In UK For Alleged Pope Terror Plot

    6 Arrested In UK For Alleged Pope Terror Plot
    British police staged a pre-dawn raid at a London garbage depot Friday, arresting five street cleaners in a suspected terrorist plot against Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of his state visit to Britain. A sixth person was arrested later in the day....