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Mexico Summons U.S. Ambassador, Seeking Answers To Spying Claims

Allegations that U.S. agents spied on Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto when he was a candidate during last year's campaign have led Mexico to summon U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne and demanded "a thorough investigation."<p>Mexico's foreign ministry says that "alleged espionage activity involving …

Asteroid crash in Quebec may have caused prehistoric climate change

The cause of a thousand-year cold period that killed off giant ground sloths, mastodons, and sabretooth cats continues to be in contention. While it's long been hypothesized that the major climate shift that occurred around 12,900 years ago was the result of a sudden flood of freshwater into the …

Hillary Clinton backs Obama on Syria

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton backs President Barack Obama’s move to urge Congress to back a targeted effort in Syria, in the first comments from her camp since the president unveiled his plan, POLITICO has learned.<p>“Secretary Clinton supports the president’s effort to enlist the …

Egypt jamming Al Jazeera's satellite signals | News | Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera says it can categorically state that Egyptian authorities are deliberately jamming its satellite signals and forcing it to change frequencies so viewers can tune in.<p>The Qatar-based broadcaster has been forced to change frequencies several times to allow viewers to continue to watch the …

‘Revenge porn’ law in California could pave way for rest of nation

A bill that would criminalize "revenge porn" — nude or sexual photos, generally of former wives or girlfriends, posted online by an angry ex — could pave the way for other states to adopt similar laws, putting perpetrators in jail for six months if convicted a first time, and up to a year for …

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Ku Klux Klan meets with NAACP

A meeting between the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and an organizer for the Ku Klux Klan over the weekend is believed to be the first of its kind.<p>The meeting between Jimmy Simmons, president of the Casper NAACP, and John Abarr, a KKK organizer from Great Falls, Mont., took place at a hotel in …

Claims British troops abused bodies of dead Iraqis are 'baseless', says colonel

Claims that British soldiers mutilated the bodies of Iraqis killed in battle were "baseless rumours" spread by insurgents to whip up hatred against the coalition forces, an Army colonel has told a public inquiry.<p>Colonel Adam Griffiths said he had not seen any evidence to suggest that bodies taken …

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France: Syrian regime behind chemical attack

Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a "massive and coordinated" chemical attack on August 21, according to a declassified French intelligence report.<p>The nine-page document, released on Monday, lays out five points that suggest Assad was behind the attacks in suburbs of the …

US 'spied on Brazil and Mexico presidents'

Brazil has demanded answers from the White House after it emerged that America’s National Security Agency had spied on President Dilma Rousseff and her counterpart in Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.<p>Classified documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden showed the US monitored phones, emails and …

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North Korea blames US for collapse of Kenneth Bae talks

Regime says it cancelled meeting about captive tour operator because Americans flew nuclear-capable planes in war games<p>North Korea said it rescinded its invitation for a US envoy to visit the country to seek the freedom of American detainee Kenneth Bae because Washington perpetrated a "grave …

Deadly violence hits Iran exiles' Camp Ashraf in Iraq

<b>Violence has erupted at a camp in Iraq for dissident Iranians, who say dozens of residents have lost their lives.</b><p>The Mujahideen-e Khalq group accused Iraqi forces of attacking Camp Ashraf north-east of Baghdad, killing at least 52 of its members - some shot in the head at close range.<p>However Iraqi …

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Syria Chemical Weapons Analysis Could Take Up To Three Weeks

AMSTERDAM, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Fully assessing the evidence collected by weapons inspectors investigating last week's alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria could take up to three weeks, the organisation in charge of the investigation said on Saturday.<p>The team, which included nine experts from the …

Putin Rejects Syria Chemical Weapons Accusations as 'Utter Nonsense'

Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected the American evidence that Syrian forces used chemical weapons, calling the suggestion "utter …

Middle East

Lifestyle Intervention Beats Diet for Weight Loss: 6 Simple Changes to Make Today

As a nutritionist, for years I've seen the pendulum swing back and forth as to which "diet" works best for weight loss: low-carb, high-carb, low-fat, the fill-in-the-blank diet (rice diet, grapefruit diet, peanut butter diet), you name it. The diet rage of the day just leaves overweight individuals …

What You Need To Know About The Crisis In Syria

Photo: REX USA/The Times / Esa Alexander/Rex<p><b>September 10:</b> With American citizens becoming increasingly wary about the prospect of military engagement …