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  • U.S. oil production can destroy OPEC

    University of Maryland business professor Rafael Corredoira's claim that higher domestic oil production won't affect prices is flat wrong ("More domestic production won't lower gas prices," April 20). The only way that a cartel, such as OPEC, can exist...
  • A world away from calamity, a frantic search

    When Sandy Rubini last heard from her brother, Randy, by e-mail on Dec. 16, he was planning to spend Christmas on the southern beaches of Thailand. When she heard the news - also by way of her computer - that a series of tsunamis had hit South Asia,...
  • Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Mecca

    ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including what appeared to be the first case in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. A health ministry...
  • FBI seeks to identify victims of suspected child molester abroad

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have asked the public to help identify as many as 90 possible victims of a suspected child predator who worked at American and other international schools in at least nine countries. The suspect, William James...
  • CIA silent on whether it will comply with Guantanamo judge's order

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba The CIA declined to comment again Tuesday on whether the agency would comply with a week-old military judge's order to provide USS Cole case defense lawyers with some of the deepest, darkest secrets of its now-defunct...
  • US must have OK'd transfer of missiles seen in Syria rebel videos, experts say

    BEIRUT The heavy anti-tank missiles recently shown in videos being fired by Western-backed Syrian rebels were manufactured in the United States, and their transfer to the rebels would have required direct American government approval, according to experts...
  • Saudi watchdog to regulate homegrown YouTube shows: newspaper

    Saudi watchdog to regulate homegrown YouTube shows: newspaper
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to regulate local companies that screen shows on YouTube, a senior official was quoted as saying in local media on Tuesday - a move that could stifle its nascent creative industries. The kingdom is the world's top per...
  • Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi's 'secret world'

    MIAMI U.S. fugitive and renegade CIA agent Frank Terpil is still living in Havana and easily recounting his days helping former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi to murder his political enemies, according to a recently released British documentary. Co-...
  • Analysts: Ransom helps militant group in Syria pay for 4-front war

    BEIRUT The release over the weekend of four French journalists whom a rogue al-Qaida offshoot had held for months in Syria may indicate that the group is turning increasingly to ransom to finance its activities. The French government has denied that it...
  • Imperial Sand Dunes: paradise for just spinning wheels

    Imperial Sand Dunes: paradise for just spinning wheels
    When I set out for a trip to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, I hardly thought I would find myself with a group of Kuwaitis in the back seat of a Lexus LX470 as it slipped and slid across the sandy terrain. As the sand became thicker, I knew it...
  • Saudi Arabia replaces health minister amid MERS virus fears

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian King Abdullah removed Health Minister Abdullah al-Rabeeah from his post on Monday as the kingdom grapples with a worrying surge of new cases of the SARS-like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). His duties will be...
  • Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days

    Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days
    Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 30 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second day of strikes against militant targets in the country. On Saturday an air strike killed 10 al Qaeda militants and three...