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Clinton files show worries over health care bill

A newly-disclosed batch of previously-secret documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House offer new details on that administration’s early failures that could serve as a reminder that any future presidential bid by former first lady Hillary Clinton will inevitably involve revisiting and …

France's Hollande pledges to work to avoid break-up of CAR

French President Francois Hollande has been visiting his peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic (CAR).<p>It is his second visit since France sent in troops to support African Union forces.<p>Hollande said that the allies’ goal was to prevent the break-up of the country, and protect lives on …

Sri Lanka President Rejects Calls for War Crimes Investigation

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa remained defiant in the face of intensifying calls for an independent war crimes investigation this week. …

Cleaning up in Chile | Financial Times

With little more than a week left of his presidency, Sebastián Piñera is fighting on to the last.<p>On the anniversary of one of the most powerful …

OBAMA WARNS RUSSIA: 'There Will Be Costs' For Any Intervention In Ukraine

"We are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the Russian Federation inside Ukraine," Obama said.<p>In recent days, unidentified armed men (believed by many to be Russian forces) have seized key areas in Ukraine's Crimea, leading the country to accuse Russia of an "armed …

Russia

New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies | Israel

<b>Jerusalem</b> - <b></b>The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, exiting from the right side of his chest. Then, moments later, a third bullet penetrated the back of his skull and …

Here Are The New Nutrition Labels That Actually Tell You What You’re Eating

The changes are both substantive and design-based. The FDA is going to try to be more realistic about what a serving is (they’re incredibly low right …

Retired Marine Reveals Secret Suffering of Male Military Rape Victims

Former Marine Lance Corporal Jeremiah Arbogast tried to kill himself after he watched his rapist walk free. He shared his story, Wednesday, in hopes …

U.S. Chamber Fires Shot In GOP 2014 Primary War

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is expected to spend some $50 million to defend pro-business incumbent in competitive primaries this year, …

Copy of Mein Kampf signed by Hitler sells for $65,000

<b>An autographed two-volume set of Adolf Hitler's Nazi manifesto Mein Kampf has sold at auction in Los Angeles for $64,850 (£38,700).</b><p>The books date from 1925 and 1926 and were purchased by an anonymous US buyer, auctioneer Nate Sanders said.<p>Hitler inscribed the cloth-bound volumes, one a first …

World History

China Slams U.S. Human Rights Record

A Chinese government report published on Friday accused the United States of “serious infringes on human rights.”<p>Beijing's announcement is widely seen as a response to an earlier U.S. State Department report that expressed concern over abuses of human rights in China.<p>The Chinese report, titled “The …

North Carolina regulators cite Duke Energy over coal ash spill

DURHAM, N.C. -- Nearly a month after a massive coal ash spill at a<p>Duke Energyplant contaminated the Dan River, state regulators in North Carolina announced late Friday that they have cited Duke for violations of environmental laws.<p>The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources …

Congressional leaders back Obama on Ukraine, warn Russia

WASHINGTON--Congressional leaders backed PresidentObama's warning Friday that "there will be costs" of any Russian military intervention in Ukraine, and pledged to provide support for the embattled former Soviet state as tensions rise in the region.<p>In the days ahead, Rep.<p>Eric Cantor(R-Va.), the …

Apple, Please Give Us a Fix — a Guarantee — that Our iSight Webcams Are Safe

Rockwell’s dystopian vision of the future has arrived for iSight camera owners: somebody really <i>could</i> be watching — even listening — to your private …

AT&T Follows Verizon With Plans For Transparency Report

The largest technology and telecommunications companies in the Unites States have faced intense scrutiny following blockbuster revelations delivered …

When ‘Gift Addicts’ Strike

Last year at Christmas, my neighbor Amanda’s mother arrived at her house with a car full of presents—“60,” Amanda recalled, “for four people.” Amanda …

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…