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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:19:06 GMT
A United States of Africa? Not Yet - Wall Street Journal
But none lived to see a United States of Africa. This history of disappointed hopes will provide the backdrop in early August when President Barack Obama hosts the inaugural U.S.-Africa summit in Washington. Only a few of Africa's 54 leaders—including . .

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:00:21 GMT
Obama Says US Could Start Limited Refugee Program in Central America - Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. is considering a limited refugee program in Central America, for the first time allowing young people to apply for entry without first making the dangerous trek north. With Congress deadlocked on a broader .Obama weighs sending guard troops to borderWFMZ AllentownFirst Read's Morning ClipsNBCNews.comall 1,431 news articles .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:49:25 GMT
US Officials Lay Out Case Against Russia - Wall Street Journal
New U.S. intel shows that pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine had training grounds, and says that Ukranian missiles were not involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17. WSJ Pentagon Correspondent Julian Barnes joins Simon Constable on the .

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:27:58 GMT
July 25MSN MoneyJuly 25 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the - . Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * The U.S. believes Russia is firing artillery across its border at Ukrainian military . .

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 04:25:23 GMT
Book Review: 'When the United States Spoke French' by François Furstenberg - Wall Street Journal
Book Review: 'When the United States Spoke French' by François Furstenberg - It was 1831, and America's former capital stretched 2 miles from one river to another in a grid of sequentially numbered streets. Carriages were not indispensable, since sidewalks were wide enough to make pedestrians of gentlefolk. The notables with .

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:31:56 GMT
Governor Vexed With Secrecy in Sending Illegal Immigrants to Nebraska - Wall Street Journal
"Governors and mayors have the right to know when the federal government is transporting a large group of individuals, in this case illegal immigrants, into your state," Mr. Heineman told The - in an interview on Saturday. . New . .

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:52:53 GMT
Seeing Putin Plain - Wall Street Journal
In the fall of 2007 I participated in a debate in New York on the question of whether Russia was again becoming an enemy of the United States. I argued it was. "We worry about political trends within Russia," I said in my closing statement, "not just . .

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:46:50 GMT
Our Friends the Germans - Wall Street Journal
MarketWatch - Steffen Seibert, the government's apparently tone-deaf spokesman, on Wednesday declared "a deep-seated difference of opinion between Germany and the United States on the question of how to balance security and interference in civil liberties." Sorry .Germany instructs top US spy to leaveMarketWatchall 970 news articles .

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:12:59 GMT
FAA Temporarily Bars US Carriers From Flying to Tel Aviv - Wall Street Journal
The Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from flying to Tel Aviv until around midday Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday after a rocket attack early Tuesday near the city's Ben Gurion International Airport. The European Aviation Safety . .

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:27:05 GMT
Republicans Press on Border Security; Perry to Send Troops - Wall Street Journal
Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy the National Guard to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border as the federal government struggles to handle an influx of Central American immigrants. WSJ's Laura Meckler and Adam Isaacson of the Washington Office on . .