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  • 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...
  • Rocket salvos from Gaza prompt Israeli military strikes

    As Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on Tuesday, Israel struck back at more than 150 targets, the first round of what officials in Jerusalem said would be an open-ended offensive aimed at crushing Hamas,...
  • Obama requests $3.7 billion from Congress to deal with border crisis

    Obama requests $3.7 billion from Congress to deal with border crisis
    The White House asked the U.S. Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending on Tuesday to address a cross-border surge of children from Central America that is taxing public resources and causing a political headache for President Barack Obama. It...
  • 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...