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  • Top US Climate Change Negotiator to Speak at Yale Tuesday

    U.S. Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern will be speaking at Yale University Tuesday amid new reports that the United States is considering making a major contribution to a fund to help poor nations combat the threat of global warming. Stern's Yale...
  • Iran: nuclear talks might be extended if November deadline missed

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Talks over Iran's nuclear program might be extended if disagreement over remaining issues cannot be resolved by a November deadline, Iran's top negotiator was quoted as saying on Friday, in the first hint an extension was being...
  • Factbox: U.S. funds to fight Ebola now top $1 billion, may rise

    (Reuters) - The U.S. government now has more than $1 billion available to fight the spread of Ebola from West Africa and is proceeding with plans to deploy up to 4,000 military personnel to the region by late October. Key congressional committee leaders...
  • 'Decisive force' seen as likely to end Hong Kong protests

    BEIJING Organized gangs of masked men clashed Monday with Hong Kong protesters, prompting a leading Hong Kong security consulting firm to warn that police are likely to use "decisive force" to end the Occupy Central demonstrations in the near future. The...
  • More Bangladeshis found in Thailand on human trafficking route

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police found scores of sick and exhausted boat people hiding on a remote island on Monday, and all but one of the 79 suspected human-trafficking victims were from Bangladesh, according to local officials. The discovery brings...
  • Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises

    Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises
    In his recent Your View, professor Gary Olson parrots a laundry list criticizing Israel's settlement policy. His use of vitriolic rhetoric intends to portray Israelis as insincere in their negotiations toward a two-state solution. Using such words as...
  • Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems [Commentary]

    Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems [Commentary]
    In news that must have left my friends at the New York Post -- never mind the gang at "The Daily Show" -- with a renewed confidence that ours is a just and beneficent God, the White House has been caught covering up a scandal involving a Cartagena hooker....
  • Wrenches thrown into careful plans to flee Honduras

    Wrenches thrown into careful plans to flee Honduras
    The smoke-belching green bus left Ana Maria Ramos and her toddler, Yahir, at the Honduras-Guatemala border and roared off west toward Guatemala City. It had been the single mother's last chance for safe, legal passage on the first leg of a journey she...
  • Jordanians take photo tour through city's Uptown

    Jordanians take photo tour through city's Uptown
    They stepped out onto Argyle Street on a bright-sun afternoon and began shooting. Where to start? The exuberant graffiti in the alley, the young Vietnamese couple holding hands, the homeless man mugging for them from his wheelchair, the gift store...
  • U.S. may make major climate fund contribution -Peru minister

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States may make a major contribution in November to a fund to help poor countries prepare for and combat climate change, said the foreign minister of Peru, the country hosting a round of climate negotiations in December....
  • Iron will needed to overcome allies' double game, beat ISIS

    WASHINGTON — During the 1944 Warsaw uprising, Stalin ordered the advancing Red Army to stop at the outskirts of the city while the Nazis, for 63 days, annihilated the non-Communist Polish partisans. Only then did Stalin take Warsaw. No one can...