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  • Israel passes law aimed at deterring African migrants

    JERUSALEM -- In a controversial move decried by human rights organizations, Israel's parliament passed a bill allowing migrants to be jailed without trial for a year. Under the law finalized early Tuesday after a heated late-night debate, Israeli...
  • Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end

    Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end
    WASHINGTON — With economic policymaking at home largely paralyzed by Republican opposition, the Obama administration's effort to shift its focus abroad by stimulating U.S. growth through expanded exports isn't moving much easier. The latest...
  • Postwar era has ended, but not appetite for war

    The supposed decline of the United States. The impending crisis of the European Union this year when it becomes 30 states, while Britain contemplates leaving and making it 29. It confronts promised referenda on continuing EU membership and Scottish...
  • Palestinian negotiator: peace 'framework' with Israel possible

    Palestinian negotiator: peace 'framework' with Israel possible
    BEIT JALA, West Bank – Israel and the Palestinians should be able to reach a basic "framework agreement" for peace by the end of April and a full peace treaty within a year after that, the chief Palestinian negotiator said Wednesday. In a...
  • Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market

    Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market
    TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Yakama Nation sits in the fertile heart of illegal marijuana country — Washington state's answer to Mendocino County, minus the tie-dye. The soil is rich. The growing season is long. And one of the biggest illegal...
  • U.S. requests extradition of Mexican behind DEA agent's death

    U.S. requests extradition of Mexican behind DEA agent's death
    MEXICO CITY — The United States government has formally requested the extradition of Rafael Caro Quintero, the Mexican drug lord who was convicted of slaying a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in 1985 but was freed last week by a Mexican court on a...
  • Congressional representatives urge Brown to sign immigration bill

    SACRAMENTO -- Twenty-eight of California's congressional representatives are throwing their weight behind state legislation that would make it harder to deport immigrants who are in the country illegally. The representatives -- all Democrats,...
  • Faith in the Trust Act

    In vetoing a bill last year that would have curtailed some deportations under the federal program known as Secure Communities, Gov. Jerry Brown explained that he feared it would block immigration authorities from removing some genuinely dangerous...
  • Teen suspect in shooting of boy, 7, was on electronic monitor

    Teen suspect in shooting of boy, 7, was on electronic monitor
    A 15-year-old boy jumped from his bike and opened fire after a passenger in a car issued an apparent taunt, but the bullets struck a 7-year-old child who had just returned from riding bikes with his cousin, authorities and family said Tuesday. Cook...
  • Suspects in La Cañada home burglary arrested

    Two suspects arrested last week were found with $7,000 worth of property, including jewelry, laptop computers and an iPad, that had been stolen from a La Cañada Flintridge home, authorities said. Dominique Mims, a 25-year-old Inglewood resident, was...
  • Iranian parliament pursuing lawsuit against CIA for 1953 coup

    A week after declassified CIA documents came to light verifying that the U.S. spy agency was behind a 1953 coup in Iran, parliamentarians in the Islamic Republic voted Tuesday to fast-track a lawsuit against Washington for interfering in Iranian...
  • French lawmakers demand vote on Syrian intervention

    PARIS -- In France, lawmakers seized on President Obama’s decision to seek congressional authorization for a military strike on Syria as an argument for holding their own vote on a potential armed intervention. French President Francois Hollande...