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  • Syrian owner's goats returned after they strayed into Israel

    JERUSALEM--As the civil war in Syria rages on and Israel is concerned about warfare and trouble moving over the border, the cargo crossing the Israeli-Syrian border Monday seemed perfectly harmless: 500 goats. Last week, inspectors from Israel's...
  • Doctor accused of 4 killings will be returned to Nebraska

    Doctor accused of 4 killings will be returned to Nebraska
    An Illinois doctor accused of the revenge killings of four people, including an 11-year-old boy, waived extradition today and will return to Omaha, Neb. to face the charges. Dr. Anthony Joseph Garcia, 40, appeared calm as he answered a judge's...
  • Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
  • History Channel and Lou Reda to present WWII shows at Sigal

     
    View the highly acclaimed Lou Reda History production "WWII in HD" along with other History Channel documentaries about World War II produced by the Easton production company during a year-long series at Sigal Museum in Easton. The museum will kick......
  • Italy: Convicted ex-CIA chief in Milan has been arrested

    ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday. The official, who spoke on condition of...
  • Temporary Russia asylum may end Edward Snowden airport stay 'any day'

    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden's long sojourn at Moscow's international airport may be nearing an end. “Any day now, Snowden may get an official confirmation from the Federal Migration Service" that his application for temporary asylum is being...
  • ICE Releases Islas While Connecticut Deportation Case Under Appeal

    ICE Releases Islas While Connecticut Deportation Case Under Appeal
    Federal immigration officials Friday released Jose Maria Islas, an undocumented immigrant whose arrest and detention case has become a symbol and a rallying cry for Connecticut activists. Officials released him from custody, saying he can return home to...
  • Young immigrants to risk detention at border to protest deportations

    Three young immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children are in Mexico and will try to cross the border back into the U.S. as part of a campaign to reduce deportations. At the border, the three will ask to be admitted legally, but they...
  • Rachel Marsden: NATO cyber-warfare treatise is long overdue

    PARIS -- The Internet went crazy last week over what was described in hyperventilating tweets as NATO's plan to kill hackers. "NATO-Commissioned Report Says Killing Hackers Is Basically OK," blared one tech blog headline, nicely reinforcing the paranoia....
  • U.S. and Israel push the boundaries of international law

    PARIS -- In 2009, the former head of the international law department of Israel's military establishment, Daniel Reisner, said that "International law progresses through violations. We invented the targeted assassination thesis and we had to push it. At...
  • Obama's lame attempt to justify his old, new war

    PARIS -- The remarkable May 23 address by President Barack Obama was primarily an effort to establish the legality of actions taken by himself and his administration, notably the targeted drone killings, to settle his conscience in his continuing...
  • Hague Tribunal controversy hints at US-Israeli aims

    PARIS -- The irresistible impulse to aggrandize power, which has been evident in American foreign policy since (at least) the fall of the East-West bipolar system in 1991, was demonstrated last week by the NSA revelations of Edward Snowden. Now there is a...