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  • When it comes to protecting its citizens' data, Europe is way ahead of the U.S.

    Americans haven't had much good news about their privacy since Edward Snowden launched his soap opera of NSA revelations last June. True, the president, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Patriot Act co-author Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner are finally distancing...
  • Another reason for IOC to boot Pal Schmitt

    Another reason for IOC to boot Pal Schmitt
    If Pal Schmitt's resignation as president of Hungary over a plagiarism scandal isn't enough for the International Olympic Committee to boot him as a member, here's a little more evidence of the fraud Schmitt perpetrated regarding his academic credentials....
  • Cardin stands up for rights

    Cardin stands up for rights
    This month's passage of a new U.S.-Russia trade law has done more than showcase Senator Ben Cardin's dedication to international human rights. By sending the shock to the Kremlin — that the U.S. values prosecuting rights abusers as much as it...
  • Peace possible when guided by justice, not self-interest

    There are a growing number of conflicts worldwide, fighting in Syria, unrest in Egypt, and increasing tension in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict among them. As more and more countries become involved, a real possibility exists that things can get worse...
  • Bridget Mooney Spence, fundraiser

    Bridget Mooney Spence, fundraiser
    Bridget Ellen Mooney Spence, who raised funds for the Susan Komen Foundation, died of complications from breast cancer Thursday at her home in Sudbury, Mass. The former Baltimore resident was 29. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William J....
  • Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans

    Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans
    A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
  • PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Fatah cites scheduling as reason for postponing talks with Hamas

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement was quick Sunday to ease fears regarding a decision to postpone a meeting between Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal that had been planned for Tuesday in Cairo. Fatah officials said...
  • Hungary backs down on disputed laws

     
    Hungary backing down on some criticized laws. EU sees Hungary as a test case....
  • State Department calls on Iranian exile group to move

     
    REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Tuesday called on the Mujahedin Khalq, an exiled Iranian group living in Iraq, to leave its current camp and relocate to a former U.S. Air Base near Baghdad. More than 3,000 members of the movement live...
  • British ministers join soccer boycott that is riling Ukraine

     
    British ministers pledged Thursday to boycott the early games in the upcoming Euro 2012 soccer tournament over concerns for jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, despite Ukrainian pleas that soccer and politics shouldn't mix....
  • Andy Coulson, former aide to Britain's leader, detained by police

     
    Andy Coulson, a former adviser to British Prime Minister David Cameron, was detained by Scottish police on Wednesday for questioning....