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  • Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case

    Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case
    (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the United States to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's U.S. bankruptcy case, Mt. Gox lawyers told a federal judge on Monday. In the court filing,...
  • U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after the U.S. mid-term elections in November. President Barack Obama has said...
  • Good Story, Many Authors

    The story related in the April 17 letter "Bill Cosby Profiled" has been told by any number of celebrities who experienced success after struggling to make it in their profession, including African Americans Thurgood Marshall, Bill Cosby and Flip Wilson,...
  • Keystone pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is indefinitely delaying a decision on approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, likely putting off any action until after the November midterm elections. The State Department said Friday that federal...
  • Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican...
  • Northampton students give German counterparts a taste of America

    Northampton students give German counterparts a taste of America
    They played laser tag, learned the macarena, ate spaghetti and saw the Liberty Bell. But it wasn't all for fun. Students at Northampton Area High School have been playing host to 24 students from Germany, introducing them to teen life, American-style....
  • Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

    Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower
    In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas station. Today, preservationists are again rallying...
  • Chris Brown's assault trial delayed

    Chris Brown's assault trial delayed
    Singer Chris Brown's assault trial was delayed on Friday, when a Washington, D.C., judge put off a verdict for the R&B artist's bodyguard whose trial on the same charge is scheduled to conclude first. District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Patricia...
  • Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'

    OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
  • Trade deal eluding U.S., Japan, senior U.S. official says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Japanese trade negotiators have been unable to reach a deal to open Japan's markets more widely to imports ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to Japan, a senior U.S. administration official said on Friday. Negotiators...
  • Kansas City highway shootings: Suspect is charged with 18 felonies

    Police on Friday identified a suspect in a string of at least a dozen random vehicle shootings on Kansas City, Mo., highways that since early March have wounded three motorists and caused driver angst on the freeways of the Midwestern city. In a...