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  • Florida teen beaten by Israeli police heads back to US

    JERUSALEM The swelling on his face has gone down, but Tariq Khdeir's wrists still bear the marks of plastic handcuffs pulled tight as an Israeli border police officer beat him senseless earlier this month as he lay on the ground after being seized...
  • Latino Advocates Knock Malloy on Central American Immigrant Children Decision

    Washington – Latino advocates are reacting with disappointment, dismay and anger over the Malloy administration's decision to reject a federal request to house up to 2,000 immigrant children from Central America at the Southbury Training School....
  • U.S. designates suspected Norwegian al Qaeda member a 'terrorist'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Norwegian citizen suspected of joining al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and receiving bomb-making training during visits to Yemen has been named a "specially designated global terrorist" by the U.S. government, the State...
  • Mexico names czar to handle issue of Central American migrants

    With pressure mounting from the U.S. government, Mexico on Tuesday appointed a czar to take charge of largely unimpeded migration from Central America, which sees tens of thousands of people each year enter southern Mexico and cross the country en route...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un supervises rocket launches near South Korea border

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac Political Science Student Selected As Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow

    A Quinnipiac University political science student has been selected for two prestigious and highly competitive academic programs. Emmanuel Laboy, who is a rising senior at Quinnipiac, has been selected as a Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow and a Victory...
  • Kerry confers premature knighthood on departing friend Hague

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday heaped praise on William Hague after his resignation as British foreign secretary, and even went as far as conferring on him a premature knighthood via Twitter. "Will miss working so...
  • USA Picks Up Computer Hacking Drama Pilot 'Mr. Robot'

    USA has given a pilot pickup to "Mr. Robot," a drama about an anti-social computer programmer who finds he can only connect with other people by hacking into their personal lives. The Universal Cable Productions project from executive producers Sam...
  • Palestinian terror: Genocide by another name?

    It's time to say the G-word out loud. Palestinian terrorism is not just another form of violence. It's genocide by another name. A word such as "genocide" should never be used lightly. If it is to have any meaning, it dare not be flung about just to make...
  • Where was justice for three teenagers?

    An Arab-American teenager is allegedly beaten at a protest by Israeli police which, if correct, is wrong and the State Department immediately issues a stern warning to Israel to conduct an investigation into the matter. A member of the U.S. Embassy...
  • Army engineer honored for improving battlefield communications

    Army engineer honored for improving battlefield communications
    Imagine a life without smartphones, without Skype, without Wi-Fi-enabled laptops. Now imagine being a soldier in Afghanistan, patrolling remote valleys with only the most basic form of communication: A radio that can transmit only to other soldiers...