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  • 'Maternity tourism' raids target California operations catering to Chinese

    'Maternity tourism' raids target California operations catering to Chinese
    Xiaoyan Zhang made it clear that she had one objective for traveling to the U.S. from China — to give birth so her child would automatically be an American citizen. Rest assured, a representative of You Win USA, a company advertising “...
  • Stepping back from the precipice in Eastern Europe

    PARIS -- What has the past year of war inside Ukraine been about? The night of the coup or putsch in Kiev, a member of the Ukrainian parliament called for a law prohibiting the use of the Russian language in Ukraine -- a supremely stupid act, quickly...
  • Kremlin critic wants international probe into Nemtsov death

    A British investor who made millions in Russia before his lawyer was imprisoned and died is calling for an international investigation into the killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. U.S.-born William Browder is suggesting a probe led by the...
  • Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

    EDITORS: NE Thanks to all members for submitting editorials that help The Associated Press assemble the weekly Illinois Editorial Roundup. Due to several factors, it has become more challenging to find fresh, original editorials on member websites. We...
  • Israeli leader thanks US, Obama for aid, warns about Iran

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) is thanking the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, and warning of the threat that Iran poses to Israel's survival. Netanyahu on Tuesday defended his controversial speech to...
  • Netanyahu Just Did Obama a Big Favor

    Netanyahu Just Did Obama a Big Favor
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did President Obama an enormous favor Tuesday. Given the opportunity, on perhaps the world’s biggest political stage, to articulate the best possible case against the nuclear deal currently being...
  • Kerry working on Iran nuke deal as Netanyahu criticizes it

    As senior U.S. and Iranian officials worked in Switzerland Tuesday to reach a nuclear deal, Israel's leader warned against reaching an accommodation with Tehran, declaring to the U.S. Congress that Tehran aims for Mideast dominance and won't let any...
  • O'Malley won't seek Mikulski seat, keeps White House option

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not seek the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, keeping open his option of running for president in a Democratic primary likely to include Hillary Rodham Clinton. O'Malley said in a...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu's speech draws expected cheers, boos at home

    Benjamin Netanyahu's speech draws expected cheers, boos at home
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contentious address to Congress on Tuesday drew predictable criticism from campaign opponents at home and praise from those in his own political camp. The prime minister, delivering his remarks in...
  • Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments

    Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments
    Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat. Tests...
  • Bibi at the barricade

    The White House opposes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking to Congress, but not because the speech has political implications, coming as it does just two weeks before Israel's March 17 election. If the administration truly had political...
  • Top CEOs have best sales expectations in three years, survey says

    Top CEOs have best sales expectations in three years, survey says
    Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies are more optimistic about the state of the economy, and their outlook for sales over the next six months is the best in three years, according to a new survey. Expectations for capital spending and hiring...