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  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

     McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda
    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • Corn, soybean prices at all-time high worldwide, World Bank says

     
    The cost of corn and soybeans soared to all-time heights in July, pushing global food prices upwards and pushing budgets to the breaking point in the Middle East and Africa, the World Bank has warned....
  • Ex-Navy SEAL pushes back on Pentagon warning over Bin Laden book

     
    The former Navy SEAL who wrote a first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden launched another attack Friday as his lawyer disputed the Defense Department’s claim that he was required to obtain Pentagon approval before publishing the...
  • Web freedom groups trumpet EU defeat of anti-piracy agreement

     
    In a victory trumpeted by Internet freedom groups, the European Parliament soundly rejected an international agreement to combat piracy Wednesday after protests against the pact swept Europe. The vote reportedly came down to just 39 votes in favor, 478...
  • China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America

     
    To solidify its relationship with Latin America, which already accounts for $200 billion in annual trade, China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao, said his nation was ready to commit $15 billion in financing for infrastructure, manufacturing and technology...
  • Paraguay faces fallout after president's ouster

     
    The governments of South America have united to punish Paraguay for removing President Fernando Lugo on Friday, suspending the country’s membership in regional organizations for what some leaders are calling a coup. When news spread that the...
  • Europe ponders 'banking union' to avert further euro crises

     
    European leaders called Wednesday for the 17-nation Eurozone to create a "banking union" to collectively stabilize struggling financial institutions and protect national governments from taking on excessive debt to bail out their banks....
  • Colombia bomb injures ex-minister, kills 2 as new trade era dawns

     
    A former Colombian cabinet minister was injured in a bomb blast that killed five people in Bogota on the day that the Colombia-U.S. Free Trade Agreement starts taking effect...
  • Tour bus crash: Residents smelled burning brakes, heard horn

     
    Residents of the San Bernardino Mountain community of Mountain Home Village heard a bus roar by Sunday night, its horn honking, and smelled burning brakes in its wake. Moments later, it would hit a car, fall on its side and......
  • Tour bus crash: Federal investigators looking at maintenance records

     
    Federal officials spent Tuesday scouring a San Diego-area bus company's office, interviewing the owner and taking maintenance records as part of their investigation into the tour bus crash on California 38 that killed seven and injured dozens more....
  • Food is getting more expensive internationally, says World Bank

    Food is getting more expensive internationally, says World Bank
    The cost of food around the world is rising again, due to bad weather, soaring oil costs and strong demand in Asia for imports, according to the World Bank. Global food prices soared 8% between December and March after dipping late last year from...