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  • China expresses 'strong opposition' to U.S. tire probe

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Commerce Ministry expressed strong opposition on Friday to an anti-dumping investigation started by the United States into imports of Chinese tires, the latest trade row between the world's two largest economies. The...
  • 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....
  • What does gay marriage ruling mean?

    What does gay marriage ruling mean?
    We asked legal experts what the Monroe County judge's ruling means for same-sex couples contemplating marriage. How does Attorney General Pam Bondi's appeal affect the ruling? "The appeal automatically stays the decision, unless the judge lifts the...
  • In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image

    In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image
    Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria’s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month — reportedly for...
  • U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras

    U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras
    The first lady and her entourage were waiting. So were politicians, camera crews and aid workers in blue vests, ready to hand out suckers and balloons to toddlers pulled along by their frazzled mothers. A chartered flight that landed here Monday was the...
  • Melinda Henneberger: With no chance of passing, women's health bill exists for political theater

    Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? "Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize," President Barack Obama said mockingly....
  • Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case

    Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case
    It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice — meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the...
  • Acute water crisis looms in Gaza, aid agencies warn

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Gazans are without water after Israeli air strikes that have wrecked the water and sewage system and the whole strip is threatened with a water crisis within days, aid agencies warned on Tuesday. The eight-day...
  • Behind the Israeli offensive at Gaza; question and answer

    JERUSALEM For the fifth consecutive day Israeli forces Saturday bombarded the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip from land, sea and air, causing mounting casualties and drawing volleys of rockets fired by militants at Israel. Here's an explanation of what's...
  • Ramadan joy a casualty in Israeli campaign on Gaza

    GAZA (Reuters) - Instead of enjoying celebrations and night time feasts, Palestinians in Gaza are spending the Islamic holy month of Ramadan cowering in their homes and temporary shleters from Israeli bombs. Muslims fast during the daylight hours in...
  • Iraqi Shiite fighters of Balad provide bulwark for Baghdad

    The Shiite militia commander, slight of build and decked out in green fatigues, views the checkpoint that he oversees as much more than an isolated outpost amid the endless palm groves of the Tigris River valley. "We are the forward defensive line for...