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  • Travel letters: Passports are needed for Canada, Mexico

    Travel letters: Passports are needed for Canada, Mexico
    Regarding the Sept. 21 "On the Spot" column on passports by Catharine Hamm: She neglected to mention that passports are now required for travel to Canada or Mexico. This is undoubtedly a factor in the dramatic increase in the number of passport holders...
  • Colombia needs more prosecutors to fight human trafficking

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia needs to train more prosecutors to identify and investigate human trafficking cases, boost low conviction rates and tackle a problem that remains largely invisible, the country's top watchdog said. Colombian...
  • Woman accused of hurling shoe at Clinton pleads guilty to trespassing

    LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton in April while the former secretary of state was giving a speech in Las Vegas has pleaded guilty to trespassing on a restricted building, federal prosecutors said on Thursday. ...
  • Subtly, O'Malley draws distinctions with Clinton

    Subtly, O'Malley draws distinctions with Clinton
    In the rare moments when he speaks candidly about running for president, Gov. Martin O'Malley uses phrases such as "fundamentally newer" and "new way of leadership" to describe his approach — language intended to highlight the data-driven management...
  • Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani

    Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani
    Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a...
  • Russian suspicions of U.S. motives in Syria make cooperation unlikely

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Russia see Islamic State as a common enemy but are failing to overcome deep mutual distrust and agree on how to tackle the threat together, making any role for Moscow in the U.S.-led campaign unlikely,...
  • Al Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen say fire rocket toward U.S. embassy

    SANAA (Reuters) - An al Qaeda splinter group said it launched a rocket toward the U.S. embassy in Sanaa on Saturday, wounding several guards, to retaliate for a purported U.S. drone strike in a northern province of Yemen the day before. The U.S. State...
  • President Obama will go out with a war cry

    Anyone who wondered how Barack Obama was going to spend the last two years of his presidency got an answer last week: He'll be fighting a war. When the president talks about his new offensive against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State,...
  • No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking

    No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on...
  • Mexican officer and 7 soldiers in military court in killing of 22 people in June

    A Mexican army officer and seven soldiers were brought before a military court Thursday in connection with the shootings of 22 people in June -- an incident officials portrayed as a gun battle. The Mexican Defense Ministry said the eight men were...
  • Difficult decisions still ahead in nuclear talks: U.S. official

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers ended more than a week of nuclear talks as expected without an understanding on all major issues, a senior State Department official said on Friday. "We do not have an understanding on all major issues, we...