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U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative

WASHINGTON — The Al Qaeda terrorist suspect known as Abu Anas al Liby has the right to remain silent under U.S. law, but none of his American interrogators have told him that yet, U.S. officials say.<p>The 49-year-old Libyan was grabbed by U.S. special forces Saturday outside his home in Tripoli, and …

Terrorism

In fiscal fight, do Republicans know what they really want?

Republicans remain as confused and divided as ever over how to resolve their fiscal showdown with President Barack Obama.<p>Ten days into the government shutdown and a week before the Oct. 17 deadline to raise the debt ceiling, House Republican leaders will meet with Obama at the White House … but it …

Government Shutdown Puts A Chill On Scientific Research

WASHINGTON -- The shutdown of the federal government, now well into its second week, has put a chill on the science community and left young researchers wondering how badly damaged their projects and careers could be.<p>Scientists and researchers interviewed for this article were quick to point out …

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What A U.S. Default Would Mean For Pensions, China And Social Security

What would happen if Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling and the U.S. defaults on its debt later this month? The broad economic implications are unpredictable, but a default could cause huge trouble for the global economy.<p>But whatever happens to the global economy, one thing is clear: People …

France's far-Right FN party tops polls ahead of EU elections

A new opinion poll says that France's National Front party could be set for a major electoral breakthrough in next May´s elections to the European Parliament<p>After winning 6.4 million votes in last year’s French presidential vote, the far right National Front (FN) party could be set for another …

Obama's efforts to control leaks 'most aggressive since Nixon', report finds

Barack Obama has pursued the most aggressive "war on leaks" since the Nixon administration, according to a report published on Thursday that says the administration's attempts to control the flow of information is hampering the ability of journalists to do their jobs.<p>The author of the study, the …