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  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Outcome of the French municipal elections

    The outcome of the French municipal elections last weekend contributed to the general European unease about the future of the European Union. In May European Parliament elections will take place in the troubled circumstances of economic crisis...
  • NSA, Homeland Security seals are fair game for poking fun

    NSA, Homeland Security seals are fair game for poking fun
    Dan McCall sells a lot of T-shirts, coffee cups and other products that tweak the government, so his designs parodying the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security were pretty typical fare. Until the cease-and-desist demands hit....
  • European flight safety agency warns pilots to avoid Crimea airspace

    European flight safety agency warns pilots to avoid Crimea airspace
    The European Aviation Safety Agency on Thursday warned pilots to avoid entering airspace over Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea region "due to the unsafe situation" of two national air traffic control services claiming to direct aircraft in the area. In...
  • New U.S. charges against diplomat rile India

    New U.S. charges against diplomat rile India
    MUMBAI, India — The Indian government Saturday expressed its displeasure with the U.S. Justice Department for refiling criminal charges against a diplomat whose arrest in New York last year on charges of underpaying her domestic help caused a crisis...
  • Syrian war is slipping from the hands of battered rebels

    Syrian war is slipping from the hands of battered rebels
    ARSAL, Lebanon — The battle is not going well for rebels dug in across the nearby brown hills in Syria, where pro-government forces were closing in Saturday on the opposition stronghold of Yabroud. Syrian insurgents and their many supporters on...
  • Contentious referendum looks to seal Crimea fate

    PEREVALNE, Ukraine — Shortly after hundreds of polling stations opened across the breakaway Ukraine's Autonomous Republic of Crimea on Sunday, it became increasingly clear that after 23 years of being part of the Ukraine Crimean peninsula washed...
  • China's Online Giants Head for IPOs in New York

    HONG KONG - China's online giants Alibaba and Sina Weibo are both setting courses for share flotations on stock markets in the U.S. Both companies have significant relations with the media and entertainment sectors. Alibaba, an e-commerce behemoth with...
  • As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle

    As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle
    High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County. Local cybersecurity...
  • Syrian military retakes Yabroud, a rebel stronghold

    Syrian military retakes Yabroud, a rebel stronghold
    BEIRUT — Syrian forces have overrun a strategic rebel stronghold close to the Lebanese border, the military said Sunday, in the latest battlefield victory for the government of President Bashar Assad. The official news service reported that Syrian...
  • Europe imposes first round of sanctions on Crimean, Russia officials

    Europe imposes first round of sanctions on Crimean, Russia officials
    LONDON — Europe’s top diplomats began huddling in Brussels on Monday to finalize sanctions on individuals leading the drive to split Crimea off from Ukraine and deliver it to Russia. The EU effort is likely to increase tensions with Moscow....