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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:19:10 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 . .

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 . .

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:23:50 GMT
Workers at Caterpillar Say Train Repairs Were Often Bogus - Wall Street Journal
A spokesman for BNSF described Progress Rail as "a valued supplier" and added: "We do not have any litigation or current dispute with Progress over what we believe to be the subject of the United States' pending investigation." Workers said improper . .

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 . .

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 .Nebraska gov, Illinois senator say White House sending illegal immigrant .Fox Newsall 93 news articles .

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 .

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:09:10 GMT
The deals are driven by planning to avoid paying the U.S. tax that applies when firms repatriate their low-taxed foreign earnings to the U.S. This has triggered demands—most recently, from Treasury Secretary Jack Lew —to close down inversions through . .

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:37:48 GMT
Children Fare Better in US Immigrant Courts if They Have an Attorney - Wall Street Journal
The findings are likely to fuel the debate in Congress over whether to expedite deportations—a process that would give fewer children a chance to obtain legal representation—as a surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America puts pressure on an . .

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:21:55 GMT
Persian Nuclear Carpet Ride - Wall Street Journal
One tell-tale sign from the briefing came in response to a question about Iran's development of ballistic missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. "How we will resolve that issue, how appropriate it will be, I think remains to be seen," said one . .

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:24:10 GMT
FBI Sting Spotlights Human Trafficking - Wall Street Journal
Investigators looking into the alleged slave-trading organization in 2012 discovered Mr. Kandl and a "network of individuals in the United States who [were] actually attempting to purchase nonconsenting slaves," federal prosecutor Krissa Lanham told a . .