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  • US anti-drug efforts shift traffickers to Caribbean

    For years, Caribbean governments have voiced concerns that U. S. counter-narcotics efforts in Mexico and Central America would force drug traffickers back into their region to push their products on go-fast boats and cargo ships. Those fears are being...



  • Who and where were Bowe Bergdahl's captors? And why?

    The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years. For much...
  • China blasts proposal to name D.C. street for dissident Liu Xiaobo

    BEIJING China reacted brusquely Wednesday to a vote in the U.S. Congress that approved renaming a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after China's most famous political prisoner. A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, labeled as...
  • Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq

    Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq
    President Barack Obama told Congress on Monday the United States was deploying up to 275 military personnel to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the country's embassy in Baghdad after militants seized control of the north of the country....
  • On the Spot: Beware the phone and email scams

    On the Spot: Beware the phone and email scams
    Everybody seems to be having money troubles this summer. At home, we're getting constant calls from the Internal Revenue Service, demanding payment. At work, an area travel agent emailed to say that she'd been attacked by gunmen in Malaysia, where they'...
  • Trudy Rubin: An American's ordeal in Egypt

    This week, Secretary of State John Kerry rightly criticized an Egyptian court's conviction of three international journalists with al-Jazeera English on blatantly fake charges cooked up for political reasons. But Kerry failed to mention the equally...
  • Arab teen was burned alive, Palestinians say, as unrest spreads to Israeli towns

    JERUSALEM Initial autopsy findings that an Arab teenager found dead after he was kidnapped in East Jerusalem was burned alive added Saturday to a growing sense that Israeli-Palestinian tensions have reached explosive levels. Protests over the death of...
  • Miami jury finds Jamaican man guilty of sex trafficking

    MIAMI He bowed his head as a federal judge read all 21 guilty verdicts. Then he shook it from side to side, as if in disbelief. Damion St. Patrick Baston finally lifted his head as each of the Miami federal jurors was polled Tuesday, confirming verdicts...