Crisis

High alert at US embassies: Fear that anger at anti-Islam film may engulf Middle East

High alert at US embassies: Fear that anger at anti-Islam film may engulf Middle East

US embassies across the globe are tightening security after the ambassador to Libya died in a militia attack against the Benghazi consulate. The attack was sparked by a US film satirizing the Prophet Muhammad. Protests over the film are widening. A US Marine Corps anti-terrorism group has been dispatched to Libya to boost security in […]

Worst Congress ever back to Washington to avoid government shutdown

Worst Congress ever back to Washington to avoid government shutdown

As US lawmakers return to work on Monday after a five-week recess, they will push aside big issues to once again try to avert a government shutdown before Sept. 30, thereby holding off on issues that could trigger another recession. This Congress is one of the most unpopular and unproductive in modern history, reaching an […]

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