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  • China investigates 2 Canadians for secret stealing

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating two Canadians citizens on suspicion of stealing state secrets about China's military and national defense research, state media said. The official Xinhua News Agency said in a one-paragraph report late Monday that Kevin Garratt and Julia Dawn...

  • Korean bishop sees hope for peace in pope's visit

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican radio has quoted the head of the Korean Catholic Bishops' Conference as expressing hope that Pope Francis' visit to the peninsula will help relaunch the reconciliation process between the two Koreas. Bishop Peter Kang U-il was quoted Saturday as saying that there...

  • Outbreak of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh kills 15

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A sharp escalation in fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has left 15 soldiers dead and prompted Russia to issue an urgent call for calm. Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said Saturday that 12 of its troops have been...

  • Taiwan explosions probe focuses on petrochem firm

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Authorities in Taiwan's second-biggest city zeroed in on a petrochemical firm Saturday in their investigation into a series of gas pipeline explosions that killed 28 people and injured 286, as anger rose over the handling of the disaster. The government is seeking to...

  • Justice delayed is pondered in Cambodia

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of the two top leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose extremist policies in the late 1970s are blamed for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians though...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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