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Saudi Arabia gets solid backing from Gulf allies

DUBAI, UAE - Arab media have been largely ignoring the frenzied coverage of the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi ...

Trump really is blessed with moronic opponents

The most recent example of this is kinda funny. Yesterday, a judge tossed out Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against President Trump ...

Trump's Space Force Is No Joke

While the United States already has a space force in operation since 1982, President Donald Trump's proposes the formation of ...

Comptroller Franchot's elastic views on alcohol

In a recent meeting with The Baltimore Sun's editorial board, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot offered an opinion with which we ...

Trump prefers the 'alternate universe' of Kanye West

Leap with me, if you will, to 2018, when, except for the archaic word 'Negro,' that headline might have been ...

National anthem controversies are nothing new; we just hit the 50th anniversary of two big ones

players kneeling (or remaining in the locker room) during the playing of the National Anthem before games, one is reminded ...

If Baltimore schools were properly staffed, police wouldn't feel the need to be armed

Last week, the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners held a forum on school police carrying weapons. This issue first ...

To Address the Climate Crisis, We Must Completely Rethink How We Produce and Consume Food

A panel at last month's climate summit gave welcome attention to agricultural emissions, but speakers failed to suggest adequate reforms. ...

An election reform agenda for Maryland's next governor and legislature

did only once. Being unaffiliated means you have no say about which names appear on the November ballot, and given ...

Maryland's opioid approach isn't working. Here's what could

Members of the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association have been trained in the use of Narcan, which the National Institute on ...

The price of government: We're paying less for more? Hold on a second

Nowhere is this rule more applicable than in considering the latest Minnesota 'Price of Government' (POG) report, just released by ...

Bring decorum back to public meetings

Too many Minneapolis City Council meetings have been hijacked in recent months by shouting, unruly members of the public - ...

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer: Working together works

When I ran for Congress, I promised to bring our Midwest values to Washington. As I engage in our uniquely ...

Sears got lost in hubris and insularity

Impressive because Sears really was that influential long ago. Damning because the company's decline wasn't preordained. Sears could have maintained ...

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Khashoggi family and UNHRC want transparent investigation

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Human Rights High Commissioner and the family of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi have called for ...

In the elusive search for truth

Once again, the pathos of human history repeats itself. Another lot of ruthless strong men once more have their bloodied ...

Amid growing outrage, Saudi agrees to probe Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a bid to uncover the mysterious disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi - the 59-year-old Saudi journalist who ...

U.S. president and Saudi king link up on phone conference

DUBAI UAE, - Following a heated weekend exchange, Washington and Riyadh were back working cooperatively on Monday in a bid ...

Arab League and member states rally around Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UAE - In an unprecedented show of support, the Arab world has come together to solidly back Saudi Arabia ...

Balkans get robust on ridding world of chemical weapons

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (15 October 2018) - State officials from five Western Balkan countries have agreed to step up cooperation ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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