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  • Chile sailor publicly discloses his homosexuality

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation. Chile has traditionally been a tough place for homosexuals, although the country decriminalized gay sex in 1999 and...

  • US checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Wednesday that the U.S. has no independent confirmation of reports of a second American killed while fighting with...

  • Australia, Malaysia reach search cost-sharing deal

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister says an investigation into how a Malaysian airliner came to crash into the Indian Ocean far off course cannot go further until wreckage and its black boxes are found. Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai is in Australia on Thursday...

  • Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year

    SYDNEY (AP) — Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.6 billion) loss, reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs. The loss for the financial year ended June 30 is the largest the former...

  • Flight returns, 2 airline passengers in custody

    TORONTO (AP) — Police say two women are in custody after a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Regional police responded to the flight at around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say the passengers were reportedly acting disruptive and...

  • FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

    NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions. A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is investigating an incident in which Russian hackers attacked...

  • 6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China

    BEIJING (AP) — Six people died and 21 remained missing Thursday after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, according to Chinese state media. The official Xinhua News Agency reported that 77 houses collapsed or were buried in the Wednesday night landslide in the village of Yingping...

  • Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect moved closer to opening its first commercial winery, a new venture and a signal of yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings. State liquor...

  • Alibaba's revenue growth surges in latest quarter

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could be one of the world's largest IPOs. The latest evidence of Alibaba's financial allure surfaced in a regulatory update filed...

  • Golf is not the answer, President Obama

    There has never been such a display of presidential emptiness in American history.

  • Another Ferguson? Wait, wrong race, no interest

    Why has there been no media interest in the police shooting of an apparently unarmed suspect in Salt Lake City?

  • Democrats attack Terri Lynn Land over truck

    A conspicuous blue hybrid big-rig/pickup truck has become a surprising icon for Republican Terri Lynn Land’s Senate campaign in Michigan. It looms over campaign events. Land rode on it during a Fourth of July parade. It even has its own Instagram account. But the gimmick on wheels could...

  • Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

    BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria. Shirley...

  • No, our immigration system is not broken

    Of all the arguments made in the long and contentious debate over immigration reform, the one heard most often, from all sides, is that our immigration system is "broken." President Obama, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio, Chuck Schumer, John McCain, Dick Durbin — just...

  • For White House, talk of government shutdown is impeachment redux

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Queens, N.Y. Peter Tu is thrilled about meeting with Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York. Tu is the executive director of the Flushing Chinese Business Association...

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  • Hamas’s Media Strategy

    During the six weeks of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, Hamas has used human shields—women and children—to protect its infrastructure in Gaza. This tactic is meant either to deter Israel from...

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  • Scotland the Brave

    If at first you don’t secede, try, try again. This might be the motto of Alex Salmond’s Scottish National party, which since 1934 has been advocating the proposition that Scotland should be an...

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