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  • Netanyahu offers little new to the Iran debate

     Netanyahu offers little new to the Iran debate
    When Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Republicans to address Congress on Iran, some expected the Israeli prime minister to offer damning new details about the nuclear agreement that appears to be taking shape. In fact, his speech...
  • Don't allow politics to kill the Ex-Im Bank

    The following editorial appeared in The Seattle Times on Tuesday, March 3: Congress should rescue the Export-Import Bank from a battle between politics and pragmatism that could cost American companies billions. At stake are billions of dollars in...
  • Jay Ambrose: An Obama legacy of less freedom and more danger?

    As the last two years of his tenure move toward their conclusion, President Barack Obama's increasingly probable legacy on top of the much-discussed debt he will leave to punish future generations could be a nuclear-armed Iran and a striking diminution of...
  • Legal patchwork rules Internet of Things and its users

    SAN JOSE, Calif. With smart gadgets already flooding the market and thousands more expected in coming years, the Internet of Things is emerging amid a regulatory wilderness. The breakneck pace of this technology has far outpaced the legal system's...
  • Medical device surveillance on the horizon

    MINNEAPOLIS Thousands of people around the world have been exposed to toxic chemicals generated by their metal hip implants. Similarly, many patients have contracted infections from pieces of implanted mesh used in hernia-repair surgery, even though...
  • 'Pay Any Price': New York Times reporter James Risen vows to go to jail before revealing his sources

    "Pay and Price: Greed, Power, And Endless War" by James Risen; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (309 pages, $28) James Risen is a bona fide constitutional hero, apart from being an author who has written a very readable book on a fascinating subject. The U.S....
  • Image of Asia: Outside the Great Hall of the People

    In this photo by Ng Han Guan, a man carries a child on his shoulders as they pose for photos in front of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Thousands of delegates are in the Chinese capital this week to attend the Chinese People's Political...
  • Official: U.S. aiming for March 'understanding' with Iran on nukes

    Official: U.S. aiming for March 'understanding' with Iran on nukes
    A senior U.S. official sought Wednesday to tamp down expectations that negotiations with Iran will result in a formal, preliminary deal this month outlining constraints on Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic....
  • Netanyahu speech garners support in Indiana

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of the nuclear threat posed by Iran in his speech before Congress on Tuesday. The circumstances surrounding the speech — with Netanyahu facing re-election in a few weeks and Republicans inviting him...
  • Iran dismisses Netanyahu's 'lies' as trivial to nuclear talks

    TEHRAN, Iran Iran dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress as a "repetition of lies," as some of the nation's newspapers mocked his appearance in Washington. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Wednesday,...
  • Prickly City: They Got What They Asked For And Are Shocked By The Result.

    Prickly City: They Got What They Asked For And Are Shocked By The Result.
    Congress asked to vote on War Powers and now they get to. What will the Republicans do? The Democrats? Which side will Hunny Bunny take?