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  • In 2003, U.S. experts doubted key Iraq war claim: CIA cable

    A CIA cable disclosed on Thursday showed that U.S. counterterrorism officials in 2003 discounted reports that a leader of the Sept. 11 attacks met an Iraqi intelligence official in Prague just before the attacks, further undermining a Bush...
  • SEC muddles through final weekend - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - LSU - INSIDE SLANT It wasn't the best of days for the SEC Saturday. The conference lost all four match-ups with its neighbor ACC with one of the defeats costing the loser bowl eligibility. But it could have...
  • Japanese nationalists attempt to revise history on 'comfort women'

    Japanese nationalists attempt to revise history on 'comfort women'
    Among the many horrors of World War II was the Japanese military's peculiar system of sexual slavery, in which women (mostly Korean) were kidnapped or otherwise conscripted to provide sex for Japanese troops as they invaded their way around Asia and the...
  • Departing U.S. general says Afghan forces 'inept' at basic motor repairs

    The U.S. general who brought the NATO coalition's combat operations in Afghanistan to an end this week after over 13 years of war said Afghan security forces were "inept" at basic motor maintenance and were struggling to sustain troop numbers. During...
  • Hiroshima survivor shifts search for victims from U.S. to Europe

    By Thin Lei Win HIROSHIMA, Japan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every weekend for more than 20 years, Shigeaki Mori sat in the hallway of his compact two-story home making calls to people in the United States, asking, "Do you have a family member who...
  • U.S. detainee named in Senate report moved from secret Afghan prison

    The United States has handed over to Afghanistan a suspected al Qaeda militant named in a U.S. Senate report as one of the first objects of harsh interrogation techniques in a CIA "dungeon" near Kabul, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday. Redha al-...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...
  • Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed as truce frays: Kiev military

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and eight wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman said on Thursday, further marring a truce which began with a "Day of Silence" on Tuesday. Military spokesman Andriy...
  • Taxpayers to pay for portion of mayor's New Orleans trip

    Taxpayers to pay for portion of mayor's New Orleans trip
    City taxpayers will foot some of the bill for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's recent trip to New Orleans in which she campaigned for a fellow Democrat and attended the "Monday Night Football" game between the Ravens and the Saints. Rawlings-Blake and...
  • Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops

    Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops
    If he had known in 2005 what he knows today, Brig. Gen. Gary Brito would have nominated Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe for the Medal of Honor. Brito knew in 2005 that Cashe, his uniform soaked with fuel, had plunged into a burning vehicle in Iraq on Oct....
  • Not just torture: Senator says CIA is stalling over bogus intelligence that led to Iraq war

    WASHINGTON CIA Director John Brennan, under fire over the Senate report on the CIA's use of torture, is facing new heat over his role in what a senior lawmaker calls an apparent cover-up involving bogus intelligence used by the George W. Bush...