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A groundbreaking pact to regulate the global weapons trade still has a chance of success after Iran, North Korea and Syria blocked the draft treaty at the United Nations this week. But even if the treaty passes, its power will hinge on how nations...
Tags: North Korea, Human Rights, Politics, African Union, Elections
"President Obama has arguably established the authority of the president to intervene militarily virtually anywhere without the consent or the approval of Congress, at his own discretion and for as long as he wishes." -- Jim Webb WASHINGTON -- As...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Interior Policy, Libya, Iraq, Politics
"President Obama has arguably established the authority of the president to intervene militarily virtually anywhere without the consent or the approval of Congress, at his own discretion and for as long as he wishes." — Jim Webb WASHINGTON...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Interior Policy, Libya, Politics, Iraq
Moorhead, Minn., is fighting a new state pollution rule designed to protect water quality in Canada. For the first time, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to consider the effects of the discharge from Moorhead's wastewater treatment plant...
President Barack Obama's call during the State of the Union address to reduce the threat of nuclear war could not have been more timely. The day before the president spoke, North Korea tested a primitive nuclear device, and the following day reports...
RoslynThe Changi Museum in Singapore is dedicated to exposing the horrors the Singaporean people experienced under the Japanese military during World War II. When Japanese people visit this museum, they are often overcome with grief and shame. For many, if...
Tags: Roslyn, High Schools, Japan, Politics, Arts and Culture
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's blatantly anti-Semitic statements nearly three years ago should hardly be shocking to anyone familiar with the history of the Muslim Brotherhood movement. In newly unearthed videos, Morsi is shown railing against...
Tags: Islam, Mohamed Morsi, Politics, Egypt, Philosophy
Anyone looking for a sign the Republican Party may have learned a lesson from the election, or that, in the wake of defeat, the influence of tea party extremists may have diminished, or that Republicans might finally be ready to work together with the...
The International Telecommunication Union, the little-known but influential United Nations agency that oversees phone, radio and satellite communications, last week stopped short of fragmenting the Internet into national fiefdoms, as some had feared it...
Tags: Radio, Entertainment, National Government, Russia, Politics
Sharp divisions over the future of the Internet were laid bare Friday as the United States and many of its allies spurned a United Nations telecommunications treaty over fears of government meddling with the Web. Getting involved with the Internet would...
I’m betting as I write this days prior to its publication that the “fiscal cliff” issue remains unresolved with the end of the year fast approaching. My, it’s been an interesting little bit of theater to keep us distracted after...
Paranoia strikes deep. That’s the bottom-line explanation for the failure of the U.S. Senate to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. But it was more than a generic fear of black helicopters (or black wheelchairs) that...
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