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  • Bahrain charges opposition leader who met with U.S. diplomat

    Bahrain's conflict with the United States worsened Thursday, as the Persian Gulf emirate filed criminal charges against the country's leading opposition figure for holding a meeting this week with a senior U.S. diplomat. Officials accused Sheik Ali...
  • Stewart Owen: Leader excelled at responsibility and made it fun

    Stewart Owen: Leader excelled at responsibility and made it fun
    Stewart Owen was supposed to go to college, but instead he learned his most important life lessons in the 1930s on a family farm in South Georgia. When his father became sick, Owen put aside the dream of a college degree for the reality of working to...
  • Fallujah redux [Commentary]

    Fallujah redux [Commentary]
    When I departed Fallujah, Iraq in October 2007 after a six-month deployment with the U.S. Navy as a tribal and political engagement officer, I left a city that appeared to have turned its back on Islamic radicalism and was focused on peacefully...
  • Monica Ryan, Who Helped Organize Enfield's July 4th Fest, Dies At 71

    Monica Ryan, one of the three founding members of Enfield's Fourth of July celebration, died on May 30. She was 71. Ryan founded the celebration 30 years ago along with her former husband, Michael Ryan, and a family friend, Michael Tippo. Monica Ryan...
  • Navy SEAL bar fight never happened, Jesse Ventura testifies

    ST. PAUL, Minn. Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura testified Friday that the fight in which he supposedly was decked by an outraged Navy SEAL in a California bar never happened. Ventura showed his emotional and pugnacious sides during his first...
  • U.S. weighs retaliation after Bahrain expels diplomat

    The Obama administration weighed retaliation against Bahrain on Tuesday after the Persian Gulf emirate, a strategic U.S. ally, expelled a senior U.S. diplomat for allegedly meddling in its internal affairs. Tom Malinowski, the assistant secretary of...
  • Report that Russia plans to reopen Havana base triggers warnings

    MIAMI A report that Russia will reopen a Havana base that eavesdropped on U.S. communications from Key West, Fla., to Washington has triggered fresh warnings of Moscow's expansionism and predictions of a continued freeze in U.S.-Cuba relations. Until its...
  • Guantanamo judge steps down from USS Cole case, names Air Force successor

    MIAMI The chief judge of the Guantanamo war court quit the USS Cole case on Thursday and assigned a U.S. Air Force colonel to preside at the likely first death-penalty trial of the Obama administration's military commissions. Army Col. James L. Pohl said...
  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
  • Factbox: Top 5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners

    Factbox: Top 5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners
    LONDON (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides....
  • Bahrain expelling top U.S. official for meeting with Shiite group

    Bahrain expelling top U.S. official for meeting with Shiite group
    Bahrain announced Monday that it was expelling a top State Department official for meddling in its affairs, sharpening tensions between the Obama administration and a strategically important Persian Gulf ally. The state-run Bahrain News Agency said...