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The Iran nuclear deal is worse than we could have imagined

Barack Obama's deal is mere folly. Iran will one day be flush with cash, and stopping it from going nuclear will be much harder then<p>When you write a column, as did I two weeks ago, headlined "The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history," you don't expect to revisit the issue. We had hit bottom. …

LGBTQI

Flood of Immigrant Families at Border Revives Dormant Detention Program

A flood of families crossing the southwestern U.S. border illegally is prompting the Obama administration to revive a much-criticized detention program that previously led to children and their parents being held for extended periods of time in harsh prison-like conditions.<p>Figures released last …

Immigration

Report: Pope Francis to visit USA next year

Pope Francis will visit the USA for the first time next year, Catholic News Service reported Friday.<p>Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said the pontiff accepted his invitation to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia on Sept. 22-27, 2015.<p>Speaking at the Tekakwitha Conference in Fargo, …

Bose sues Beats over patents on noise-canceling headphones

Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.<p>The next patent spat involving Apple may have nothing to do with Samsung.<p>Headphone and speaker maker Bose filed suit Friday against Beats, accusing the soon-to-be Apple company of infringing …

Central American leaders meet with Obama

Central American leaders signaled to President Barack Obama they're working on a "comprehensive plan" to address the underlying reasons for the surge of immigrant youth from their countries who are entering the United States illegally.<p>The presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala met with …

Israel says soldier missing in Gaza confirmed dead

Obama wants cooperation from Central America over immigrants | Americas | DW | 26.07.2014

"Parents need to know this is an incredibly dangerous situation," US President Barack Obama warned a few weeks ago, in light of the surge of minor …

Cease-fire between Hamas, Israel starts

Israel late Saturday authorized an extension of the humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza for another 24 hours at the request of the United Nations, Israeli officials told CNN.<p>But Hamas rejected a cease-fire extension, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said.<p>"Any humanitarian cease-fire that does not include …

Kerry: Libya evacuation not permanent

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Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A Hostile Country

The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, was evacuated on Saturday in response to intense insurgent fighting, according to the State Department.<p>A Marine quick reaction force led the evacuation with assistance from two USMC MV-22 Ospreys, three Air Force F-16 fighter jets, and an undisclosed number of …

Military

Hamas wary of Israeli truce extension; Gaza death toll tops 1,000

A brief lull in fighting Saturday sent Palestinians in the battered Gaza Strip flocking to shops and banks and surging into devastated neighborhoods to search for missing relatives and recover belongings.<p>Wails arose and the stench of death hung in the air as scores of bodies were pulled from under …

Israel

Israel Extends Cease-Fire in Gaza, a U.N. Request Rejected by Hamas

Lightning injures seven in Venice Beach

A relaxing day at Southern California's famed Venice Beach took a deadly turn Sunday afternoon when a powerful lightning bolt struck the water, killing one person and injuring at least 13, emergency officials said.<p>The sudden lightning strike at Venice Beach caused panic as people tried to get out …

Sand fire destroys 10 homes, is 35% contained

A 3,800-acre blaze in Northern California has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents, destroyed 10 homes and may not be fully contained until the first week of August, officials said.<p>As of 9:30 a.m. Sunday, the Sand fire east of Sacramento was 35% contained, said Lynne Tolmachoff, …

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