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  • Maryland needs a new plan for economic development

    Maryland's economy is headed in the wrong direction. While the unemployment rate here is better than the national average, it remains high at 6.9 percent. What's more, Maryland actually lost 11,000 jobs in the month of June, the third highest loss in...
  • Parkville man indicted on charges of exporting to Iran

    Parkville man indicted on charges of exporting to Iran
    A Parkville man was federally indicted on charges that he conspired with a man in Iran to export manufactured industrial products from the U.S., state's attorney's office said Thursday. Authorities believe Ali Saboonchi, 32, ran the Ace Electric...
  • USS Sanctuary leaves harbor to be recycled

    The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling. The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
  • Johns Hopkins patients move into new $1.1 billion facility

    Johns Hopkins patients move into new $1.1 billion facility
    At the ding of a cowbell Sunday, staffers in a command center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital began clapping and yelling out victory cheers. Another department had begun to transfer patients as part of a massive move from Hopkins' aging hospital building...
  • Bloomberg joins Johns Hopkins in dedicating new hospital

    Bloomberg joins Johns Hopkins in dedicating new hospital
    Michael Bloomberg's first donation to Johns Hopkins was $5, which he gave the year after he graduated in 1964 from the university with an engineering degree. The New York mayor now ranks as Hopkins' largest contributor, and possibly the largest donor...
  • T M Fred Texas is first Arabian horse winner at Preakness

    T M Fred Texas is first Arabian horse winner at Preakness
    The jockey had raced an Arabian horse only once before and had never met the trainer before. The trainer, a former jockey himself, has never actually mounted an Arabian. The owner is an 18-year-old Shiek who, according to the trainer, knows very...
  • For a Muslim American in the Middle East, a new kind of prejudice

    As a Muslim from the United States traveling to study in the Middle East, I assumed this would be the end to discrimination and prejudice toward me for being a Muslim, but I soon discovered otherwise. Even in a Muslim country, there were ways in which I...
  • Arab rifts may complicate search for Gaza truce

    (This July 21 story corrects the spelling of the name of analyst Ghanem Nuseibeh) DOHA/CAIRO (Reuters) - The push for a Gaza ceasefire risks becoming mired in a regional tussle for influence between conservative Arab states and Islamist-friendly...
  • UAE plans unmanned mission to Mars by 2021

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday it planned to send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021, in the Arab world's first mission to another planet. A UAE Space Agency will be set up to supervise the mission and develop a space...
  • Miami jury finds Jamaican man guilty of sex trafficking

    MIAMI He bowed his head as a federal judge read all 21 guilty verdicts. Then he shook it from side to side, as if in disbelief. Damion St. Patrick Baston finally lifted his head as each of the Miami federal jurors was polled Tuesday, confirming verdicts...
  • UAE-based company signs 35-year cargo deal at Port Canaveral

    UAE-based company signs 35-year cargo deal at Port Canaveral
    A U.S. subsidiary of Middle Eastern cargo company Gulftainer has signed a 35-year, $100 million agreement to boost cargo operations with a new terminal at Port Canaveral. It’s the first U.S. location for Gulftainer, a United Arab Emirates...
  • 5 keys to taking a small business global

    It's no easy task to juggle a workforce across five countries. Especially when they're as varied as China, India, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. But for small-business owner David Moore of Phantom Consulting, running a global...