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Maggi Uhland was happy on Tuesday that she decided to pursue German at South Carroll High School. "It is a lot easier than Spanish and a lot more fun," the 14-year-old freshman said, of the language. "And we can choose to come here." Uhland was one of...
Sun Foreign StaffTASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Corruption, repression and economic hardship have fueled such widespread discontent here that the entire country is on the brink of unraveling, and many fear that with the slightest effort the Taliban of neighboring Afghanistan...
The Spokesman-ReviewFazliddin Kurbanov, the Uzbek man facing federal terrorism charges in Idaho, pleaded not guilty on all counts Friday, speaking through a Russian interpreter. The 30-year-old Boise resident, dressed in yellow-and-white striped scrubs stamped "Ada...
ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China's environment ministry has given the go-ahead for the construction of what will become the country's tallest hydroelectric dam despite acknowledging it will have an impact on plants and rare fish. The dam, with a height of 314...
ReutersBISHKEK (Reuters) - An emotional Kyrgyzstan president on Tuesday said "mob rule" had wrecked the sale of a gold field, blaming local clans for tripling the asking price and scaring off investors. Jerooy, the second-largest Kyrgyz gold deposit, was...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewUPMC is turning to its international and commercial businesses to diversify revenue sources and ease the pressures of lower payments and a shrinking patient market. Western Pennsylvania's largest health system said Friday it formed a consulting business...
Reuters* Russia, United States seek to relaunch peace effort * Assad's future role could be sticking point * Moscow keen to head off any Western intervention By Arshad Mohammed and Timothy Heritage ROME/MOSCOW, May 9 (Reuters) - If Russia has decided to make...
MOSCOW -- Rescue teams found remains of two crew members Saturday morning at the site of a U.S. military plane crash in Kyrgyzstan, an official said. “Fragments of two bodies have already been found as we are continuing the search,”...
BISHKEK (Reuters) - A U.S. military refueling plane on its way to Afghanistan exploded in mid air and crashed in Kyrgyzstan on Friday when its cargo of fuel ignited, the Central Asian country's Emergencies Ministry said. The aircraft took off from the U....
MCTSince the Boston terror attacks, an all-too-familiar mantra has re-emerged: American Muslims need more policing and increased surveillance. This demand, encouraged by U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and many others, stems from a lack of understanding of the...
That the name Tugan Sokhiev has yet to ring a bell with most American concertgoers is perfectly understandable: Until his podium debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Thursday night at Symphony Center, he had yet to wield a baton in front of any...
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Three new faces will join the Alumni Wall of Fame at Lake Forest High School, which contains photographs and plaques celebrating the accomplishments of former students and inspiring current ones. The three unveiled Wednesday were David Crane, Thomas...
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