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  • Storm-ravaged Canary Islands area may take weeks to clean up

    Canary Islands: Five people were killed and hundreds were evacuated from their homes on the popular tourist island of Tenerife after major storms caused flash floods and disrupted power throughout the area. Access to the island's main port also was cut...
  • Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

    BERLIN/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday there had been no deal with North Korea in the release of one of three detained Americans but that Washington was willing to resume talks if the reclusive country took steps...
  • From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target

    From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target
    The opera "The Death of Klinghoffer" opened this week in New York. Rightly castigated for its invocation of unpleasant Jewish stereotypes and its apologia for the Palestinian terrorists' murder of an elderly Jewish tourist in a wheelchair, its staging for...
  • Kurdish fighters received vast majority of U.S. supply drop: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday the vast majority of military supplies air dropped near the Syrian city of Kobani had reached the Kurdish fighters they were intended to help, despite an online video showing Islamic State militants with...
  • United States welcomes release of jailed Vietnam blogger

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday welcomed Vietnam's decision to release jailed blogger Nguyen Van Hai, who staged a hunger strike to protest treatment of political prisoners, and said he was set to travel to the United States. Hai,...
  • North Korea's release of Ohio man fuels hope for 2 other Americans

    Jeffrey E. Fowle, an American imprisoned in North Korea for six months, was freed Tuesday in an unexpected move that raised hope for the release of two other Americans. Fowle, 56, an Ohio municipal worker who was arrested after leaving a Bible in a...
  • Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks

    The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency. The Mehr news agency also...
  • Fight against Afghanistan's opium trade is failing, U.S. report says

    For the last decade, the United States has spent $7.6 billion in a massive effort to combat Afghanistan's lucrative opium trade. But after a record harvest last year, the U.S. inspector general for Afghanistan has concluded that the counter-narcotics...
  • While other crises grab headlines, Mexico's instability worsens

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Monday, Oct. 20: Amid all the recent commotion over Ebola, it might have been easy to miss a shocking story from Mexico: the Sept. 26 mass kidnapping of 43 student teachers in the city of...
  • Ebola visa ban carries unresolved questions, experts say

    To suspend visas for people from Ebola-afflicted West African countries, the Obama administration would turn to a provision in immigration law that has never been used to bar travel from an entire country and would bring a long set of legal questions that...
  • U.S. approves sale of $600 million in tank ammunition to Iraq

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday said it had approved the sale to Iraq of $600 million in tank ammunition manufactured by General Dynamics Corp , saying it would help the Iraqi government establish an integrated ground defense...