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North Korea: U.S. driving arms race with ‘nuclear blackmail’

North Korea said Monday that “nuclear blackmail” by the United States would drive more countries to follow its lead and build their own atomic weapon. The North proclaimed its “very proud and powerful” position as the latest nuclear weapons state on the first day of negotiations for a conventional weapons…

Israel soldier convicted of homicide for killing young Palestinian

An Israeli military court convicted a soldier of negligent homicide on Monday in the January shooting death of a young Palestinian trying to sneak into the Jewish state from the occupied West Bank, the army said. In a written answer to a query from AFP, the military said that the…

Obama calls for Iran to take ‘immediate’ steps over nuclear program

US President Barack Obama urged Iran on Monday to take “immediate and meaningful steps” to move “toward an enduring, long-term settlement” with the world over its disputed nuclear program. In a video message in honor of the Iranian Nowruz holiday, Obama said that if Tehran took such action “the Iranian…

U.S. denies alleged plot against Venezuelan government

The United States on Monday emphatically denied it was involved in any plot against Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles ahead of the April 14 presidential vote. “Let me say it here extremely clearly… the United States categorically rejects allegations of any US government involvement in any plots to destabilize the…

Washington Post to implement paywall this year

The Washington Post said Monday it would start charging frequent readers for online access starting in mid-2013, with some details still to be finalized. The move, which had been expected, will require a paid subscription after 20 articles or multimedia features have been read per month, the Washington Post Co.…

Republicans hope to close ‘digital gap’ with new data-driven strategy

As part of an effort to rebound from its 2012 US election defeat, the Republican Party is rebooting its digital strategy to make better use of data, social media and other technology platforms. The party’s new digital strategy was unveiled Monday as it released its analysis of the November campaign…

FBI: Thieves behind huge Boston art heist identified but immune from prosecution

The FBI said Monday that they finally know who conducted a daring art heist in Boston exactly 23 years ago — but the thieves can no longer be prosecuted. For two decades, the 1990 theft of 13 works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including rare paintings by…

Study: Greener cars could slash carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050

Greener cars that use alternative fuels could help the United States slash its greenhouse gas emissions from everyday driving a full 80 percent by 2050, according to a scientific study out Monday. That could lead to a more than 10 percent cut in overall US pollution into the atmosphere, with…

Supreme Court hears arguments on Arizona voter law that requires proof of citizenship

Case focused on whether voter-approved law which requires voters to prove they are US citizens, violates federal law The Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments on Monday in a case which will decide whether US states can require voters to submit proof of citizenship to cast a ballot. The case…

New guidelines: Athletes suspected of concussions must leave the game

Any athlete suspected of getting a concussion during sports should stop play, leave the game and not return until cleared by a licensed healthcare professional, according to new US guidelines out Monday. The risk of concussion is greatest in American football and rugby, followed by hockey and soccer among male…

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