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  • 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...
  • Family of Baltimore native allegedly beaten by Israeli police files complaint

    Family of Baltimore native allegedly beaten by Israeli police files complaint
    — The father of the American teen who was allegedly beaten by Israeli police last week has filed a formal complaint against authorities there, advocates said Tuesday, and relatives in Maryland demanded that he be allowed to return to the United...
  • 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...
  • China invites India's Modi for APEC summit but rivalry simmers

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping invited India on Tuesday to attend a summit of the APEC trade group in November, sending a message of cooperation during the first meeting between the new leaders of the world's most populous countries....