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  • Obama signs law to bar Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis. Obama signed a law...
  • Obama-Abe summit seen giving impetus to trade but no deal: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Next week's meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a good opportunity to give impetus to trade negotiations but will not seal a deal, a senior U.S. administration official said on...
  • Obama promulga ley que impide a diplomático iraní ocupar un cargo en la ONU

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, promulgó el viernes una ley que en la práctica prohíbe que un diplomático iraní se desempeñe como enviado en Naciones Unidas, por las sospechas de que estuvo involucrado en la...
  • Singer Chris Brown's assault trial delayed to next week

    By Tom Ramstack WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - 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....
  • U.S. threatens Russia with further sanctions over Ukraine

    U.S. threatens Russia with further sanctions over Ukraine
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House warned Russia on Friday that Moscow would face tougher sanctions if it failed to abide by a new international deal on Ukraine or moved to send Russian forces into the eastern part of the country. "Those costs and...
  • Mona Simpson's 'Casebook' seeks to untangle family ties

    When his mother begins getting serious about her new boyfriend, 15-year-old Miles Adler-Hart does what any good citizen of L.A. would do: He hires a private detective. "Casebook," the sixth novel by Mona Simpson, focuses on divorce and its aftermath...
  • 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...
  • U.S. music labels sue Pandora over royalties for golden oldies

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several major U.S. music companies sued Pandora Media Inc on Thursday, accusing the online streaming service of cheating them out of royalties by playing thousands of pre-1972 recordings without paying royalties. The music in...
  • Review: 'American Cool' by Joel Dinerstein and Frank H. Goodyear III

    Review: 'American Cool' by Joel Dinerstein and Frank H. Goodyear III
    Duke Kahanamoku hand-carved surfboards out of wood and helped spawn modern surfing. He was an Olympic swimming champ who legitimized aquatic competition. As the "Ambassador of Aloha," he did more to promote tourism in Hawaii than hula dances and leis....
  • Review: 'Life, Animated' by Ron Suskind

    Review: 'Life, Animated' by Ron Suskind
    Ron Suskind's "Life, Animated" is an extraordinary saga of an exceptional boy from a remarkable family and their compelling journey through autism. How much more it is will likely depend on the reader. Those looking for a smart, well-written, deeply...