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  • Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire

    CAIRO (AP) — Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met twice Friday in Cairo with U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh...

  • Case study: Liberal disappointed with Obama foreign policy

    For an interesting instance on how onetime Obama enthusiasts have soured on the 44th president, you could do worse than read James Traub's piece in foreignpolicy.com.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 25

    Vice President Joe Biden, amid the ongoing crisis at the Southwest border, will meet with the three leaders of the Central American countries primarily responsible for the ongoing border crisis.

  • Why Malaysian Airlines crash was not a game-changer, after all

    For President Obama, the crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight in Ukraine wasn't really a game-changer. Even as global anger against Russian President Vladimir Putin has grown for his indirect role in the crash, Obama hasn't spent much political capital pressing the issue, while Europe remains...

  • South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner.

  • German business confidence drops for 3rd month

    BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence fell for a third consecutive month amid ongoing concerns about the economic impact of the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East, though consumer confidence in Europe's largest economy remained robust, surveys showed Friday. The Ifo institute said its...

  • Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight Friday, an official said. The busses were traveling from Kabul and carrying around 30 passengers, many of whom had gone to...

  • French president says no survivors in Air Algerie wreckage in Mali, 1 black box found

    PARIS (AP) — French president says no survivors in Air Algerie wreckage in Mali, 1 black box found.

  • Colorado fracking ballot initiatives clear signature threshold

    Colorado campaigners have secured enough signatures to get two initiatives that would place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the state on the November ballot.

  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week. The plane, owned by Spanish company Swiftair and leased by Algeria's flagship carrier, disappeared from...

  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by...

  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the...

  • Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking. Hugo...

  • Rep. Jan Schakowsky's minimum-wage menu is just a cheap stunt

    Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, are levying a cheap pathological appeal with unmatched tone-deafness.

  • Here's where President Obama assigns the blame for corporate 'inversions'

    President Obama placed the blame for the recent rush of U.S. companies to overseas tax jurisdictions squarely on congressional inaction Thursday, saying that "Congress is just not productive."



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Sword, No Justice

    On Tuesday, President Obama visited the Dutch embassy in Washington to pay his respects to the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot down over Ukraine by forces armed and backed by Vladimir...

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  • A New Disorder

    Moments of clarity often come when you least expect them. In a speech to contributors last week in Seattle, Barack Obama made the case that his presidency has made America better. In most...

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  • Frozen in the Cold War

    In 1983, Barack Obama was a senior at Columbia University. He was not well known. He lived off-campus, had a few close friends, and spent a lot of time reading. He went to some meetings of the...

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