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WikiLeaks vows to put more out

LONDON – It has no headquarters and its public face – a wiry, silver-haired Australian with a physics Ph.D. – carries his desktop computer in a backpack as he moves from place to place.WikiLeaks is...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Blagojevich defense attorney clashes with judge

CHICAGO – Rod Blagojevich’s defense attorney clashed with the judge Monday over his planned closing arguments, pledging to go to jail if he is prohibited from telling jurors about witnesses that...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

BP chief to lose job

LONDON – BP is jettisoning CEO Tony Hayward, whose verbal blunders made the oil giant’s image even worse as it struggled to contain the Gulf oil spill, and will assign him to a key job in Russia, a...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Washington, D.C.Power outages hit Mid-Atlantic regionWASHINGTON (AP) – It could take days to restore power to hundreds of thousands of people around Washington after a storm downed power lines and...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Khmer Rouge jailer gets 19 years for 16,000 dead

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A war crimes tribunal sentenced the Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer Monday to a prison term that will see him serve less than half a day for every person killed at the notorious...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S., S. Korea display power

ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON – The East Sea off the coast of the Korean peninsula roiled Monday with U.S. and South Korean ships, submarines, fighter jets and helicopters – high-profile...

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S. official says BP’s Hayward on his way out

NEW ORLEANS – It looks like Tony Hayward will finally get his life back after all.The gaffe-prone Brit is on his way out as CEO of oil giant BP, according to a senior U.S. government official. An...

DATE: July 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Leaks provide ground-level tales of Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON – Some 90,000 leaked U.S. military records posted online Sunday amount to a blow-by-blow account of six years of the Afghanistan war, including unreported incidents of Afghan civilian...

DATE: July 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ariz. law comes after years of anger

PHOENIX – As the days tick down until the Arizona immigration law takes effect, the state stands as a monument to the anger over illegal immigration that is present in so many places.The anger has...

DATE: July 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taliban claim killing of U.S. sailor

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban have offered to exchange the body of a U.S. Navy sailor they said was killed in an ambush two days ago in exchange for insurgent prisoners, an Afghan official said...

DATE: July 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Iraqi forces still frail as U.S. troops leave

MOSUL, Iraq – When the U.S. ends its combat mission in Iraq five weeks from now, the nation’s safety will be in the hands of its homegrown, American-trained security forces. The army is almost up...

DATE: July 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Heat cooks the East

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Another wave of oppressive heat clamped down on a broad swath of Eastern states Saturday, with temperatures in the high 90s and 100s and residents scrambling for shade or just...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World