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World NowDefense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....
FrameworkPictures in the News from around the world. Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where A woman sits on a grass-made sofa in Frankfurt. The so-called "Main-Sofa" highlights the upcoming "Day of Sustainability" event....
World NowThree years after the United Nations grabbed headlines with the stunning announcement that more than 1 billion people could be going hungry across the globe, it now says hunger has actually dropped. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says hunger...
World NowLaos plans to start building a dam on the Mekong River this week over the objections of Cambodia and Vietnam downstream, a step that neighboring countries fear could imperil fish and cripple rice fields. The Xayaburi dam is expected to reap profits for...
Fargo, N.D. - Nineteen feed manufacturers from Southeast Asia attended the Feed Manufacturing Technology course that ran from November 5-9. After three days at Northern Crops Institute (NCI), Fargo, N.D, the group traveled to Portland, Ore., for the wrap-...
Ronald “Catfish” Fisher was honored by the Boswell American Legion, Post 461 at its annual Veterans Day observance dinner last Saturday. A native of Boswell and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, Fisher served as captain of a boat on the Mekong...
Former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, an unpredictable and crafty political survivor whose fortunes were entwined with U.S. military involvement in Indochina, died Monday of natural causes in Beijing, where he had undergone medical treatment,...
Tags: U.S. Military, Prostate Cancer, AIDS, Human Interest, Asia
ReutersKOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (Reuters) - A traveler's first stop in Borneo, the world's third largest island, should be Kota Kinabalu. It's the capital of Malaysia's Sabah state, with nearby islands and forests, scrumptious seafood, tribal cultures and a...
Special to Tribune NewspapersIn the winter of 1954-55, State Department intelligence analyst Paul Kattenburg was in Saigon puzzling over the wisest course for U.S. policymakers. France, with its army defeated at Dien Bien Phu and colonial ambitions in Asia at an end, was preparing...
There's a new bug in town, and it's a bad one. The Bagrada bug, a.k.a. harlequin or painted bug, is an alien invasive insect that is spreading like wildfire throughout Southern California. It's a rather pretty creature with a black, shield-shaped body...
Tags: Agriculture, Kale, Pakistan, Mustard
People came from far and wide Friday to the site of this weekend’s Sesquicentennial Antietam Reenactment at Legacy Manor Farm off Bakersville Road. The Herald-Mail caught up with a few of them: Ralph C. Lincoln Berlin, Pa. Abraham’s Lincoln...
KIAHLadies and gentlemen, get your fancy dresses and tuxedos ready because we're going to talk about the opera...and gibbons. Not ZZ TOP's Billy Gibbons, the apes. Japanese scientists say gibbons and opera singers use the same techniques to project their...
Tags: Opera (genre)
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