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Keystone pipeline clears State Department review

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to the controversial pipeline...

A combination of failures led to Benghazi attacks

A bipartisan Senate report on the attacks on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, paints a picture of systemic failure of security for U.S....

Protesters: ‘Obama, stop pipeline!’

Some 200 people staged a sit-in outside the US State Department Monday, demanding that President Barack Obama stop the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. Activists from...

Al-Qaida attack looming?

The United States issued an extraordinary global travel warning to Americans Friday about the threat of an al-Qaida attack and closed down 21 embassies...

Snowden in Moscow, America revokes his passport

The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed a highly classified surveillance program has had his U.S. passport revoked, an official said Sunday. Edward Snowden's...

U.S. wastes $200 million on uneeded, unwanted Iraqi cop training

Baghdad said it didn't need or want U.S. help in training a new police department but that didn't stop the federal government from blowing...

Warning to America: Be prepared to use force against China

Then-Australian leader Kevin Rudd told the United States it should be prepared to use force against China "if everything goes wrong", a US diplomatic...

Student visa abuse a growing danger in America

Lured by unsupervised, third-party brokers with promises of steady jobs and a chance to sightsee, some foreign college students on summer work programs in...

Get ready for the post-WikiLeaks big chill

After the latest WikiLeaks revelations, the government is setting in motion a new information "big chill," reversing almost a decade of post-Sept. 11 efforts...

U.S. trots out usual lies, threats to Wikileaks

Afraid of the truth, the administration of President Barack Obama is dusting off the tired and disproven "national security" defense in a last-ditch effort...