Athina Saunders

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Venezuela: chaos and thuggery take the place of the pretty revolution

Hugo Chávez's dream world has become a nightmare of shot-down protesters, jailed oppositionists, economic meltdown and a brutal war waged against a defiant middle class

Ted Cruz On Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro 'Taking A Page' From Castro Playbook

WASHINGTON -- With all eyes on the bloodshed in Ukraine, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) offered a sharp warning Friday on another political crisis: demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.<p>Cruz issued a statement as anti-government protests in Venezuela's western state of Tachira …

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Japan Bali divers: Four rescued divers return home

<b>Four Japanese divers who went missing for three days off the coast of the Indonesian island of Bali described their ordeal on returning home.</b><p>They were part of a group of seven scuba divers who disappeared in bad weather during a dive last week off Nusa Penida, 20km (12 miles) from Bali.<p>Five of the …

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China training for 'short, sharp war' against Japan

US military analyst says Beijing's military exercises designed to invade and gain control of the disputed Senkaku islands<p>China is stepping up its training for a "short, sharp war" designed to seize the disputed Senkaku islands from Japan, according to the head of US naval intelligence in the …

For A Long And Healthy Life, It Matters Where You Live

It's not just how long you live that matters. It's healthy life expectancy – the additional years of good health you can expect once you hit 65.<p>And by that measure, a new analysis shows it makes a lot of difference where Americans live.<p>Hawaiians are lucky in more than their idyllic weather and …

House GOP lawyers finally give up on defending DOMA

After the Supreme Court decision, the attorneys who defended the law have withdrawn from a related case<p>Jillian Rayfield<p>July 18, 2013 9:35pm (UTC)<p>Lawyers for House Republicans have withdrawn from a case in Massachusetts in which they were defending the Defense of Marriage Act and a similar statute, …

China attempts to take high ground over US cyberattacks

China's top Internet security official says he has "mountains of data" on extensive US hacking aimed at China, but said he thought it irresponsible to blame Washington for such attacks, in stark contrast to recent comments by US officials.<p>Cyber security is a major concern for the US government and …

Ex-mayor of Beijing linked to Tiananmen crackdown dies

<b>The ex-mayor of Beijing, said to have played a key role in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown has died, as crowds in Hong Kong marked the protest's anniversary.</b><p>Chen Xitong died of cancer on Sunday, the Hong Kong China News Agency said. He was in his eighties.<p>Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong …

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