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US, China propose tough UN sanctions for NKorea

March 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a consultative meeting with officials in the fields of state security and foreign affairs at undisclosed location in North Korea. U.N. [&hellip...

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China’s new priority: social wellbeing over growth

March 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao delivers the work report at the opening session of the annual National People’s Congress in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, China, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. China’s government promised its people Tuesday...

Lawyer: Accusations against US senator are false

March 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, March 1, 2013 photograph, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, listens during a news conference at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. In the past, Sen. Robert Menendez sponsored legislation with incentives for natural gas vehicle...

Thailand’s prime minister vows to end ivory trade

March 3, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Thai activists hold signs against illegal wildlife trade during the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or CITES, in Bangkok Sunday, March. 3, 2013. How to slow the slaughter and curb the trade in “blood ivory” will be among...

China’s Xi rides high hopes ahead of presidency

March 3, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, corn farmer Tang Rongbin, right, and his wife Gu Baoqing smile inside Tang’s home in Luotuowan village in northern China’s Hebei province. Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited Tang in December 2012 as part...

Mexico’s ruling party says ‘yes’ to energy reform

March 3, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a speech during a national convention of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), in Mexico City, Sunday, March 3, 2013. Mexico’s ruling party changed on Sunday its platform to allow a reform that...

Chad’s president: Al-Qaida chief killed in Mali

March 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This picture provided by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) and released Monday Jan. 28, 2013 shows Chadian soldiers securing Gao airport, north of Mali, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. A presidential spokesman says that Chadian...

Rodman tells Kim Jong Un he has ‘friend for life’

February 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch North Korean and U.S. players in an exhibition basketball game at an arena in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Rodman arrived in Pyongyang on Monday with three...

Now a ‘simple pilgrim,’ Benedict resigns papacy

February 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Benedict XVI walks away after addressing the crowd from the window of the Pope’s summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, the scenic town where he will spend his first post-Vatican days and make his last public blessing as pope,Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013....

Wireless connections creep into everyday things

February 27, 2013 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 26, 2013, photo man is pictured inside of a Car Volvo V60 P-IH at the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show, in Barcelona, Spain. The first wave of the wireless revolution was getting people to talk to each...