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Huawei, Controversial Chinese Tech Firm That Once Partnered With Bain Capital, Slammed By GOP

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ryan Grim   |   October 8, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The House intelligence committee on Monday will release a damning investigation into the Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies, according to a "60 Minutes"...

Hugo Chavez Wins Re-Election In Venezuela Presidential Vote

AP   |   October 7, 2012

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's electoral council says President Hugo Chavez has won re-election, defeating challenger Henrique Capriles. National Electoral Council president Tibisay Lucena says that...

House Intelligence Committee Says China Tech Giants Pose National Security Threat To U.S.

AP   |  MATTHEW PENNINGTON   |   October 7, 2012

WASHINGTON — American companies should avoid doing business with China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States,...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise With GDP But Slower To Fall During Recession, Study Finds

Reuters   |   October 7, 2012

* New buildings, cars keep emissions up in a downturn * May need economic rethink of GDP, CO2 growth-study By Alister Doyle OSLO, Oct 7...

Barcelona, Real Madrid Draw 2-2 In 'Clasico' As Messi, Ronaldo Score Two Goals Each (VIDEO)

  |   October 7, 2012

By Tom Webber, Goal.com Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were both in scintillating form as Barcelona and Real Madrid played out an enthralling 2-2 draw...

Turkey And Syria Fire Across Border As Tensions Mount

AP   |  MEHMET GUZEL and ZEINA KARAM   |   October 7, 2012

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Turkey and Syria fired artillery and mortars across their volatile border for a fifth consecutive day on Sunday, in one of the...

Israel Shoots Down Drone: Israeli Jets Fly Mock Raids Over South Lebanon

AP   |  ZEINA KARAM and JOSEF FEDERMAN   |   October 7, 2012

BEIRUT -- Israeli warplanes swooped low over Lebanese villages Sunday in a menacing show of force apparently aimed at the Hezbollah guerrilla group after a...

Mustafa Abushahur, Libya Prime Minister, Voted For Removal By Parliament

AP   |  ESAM MOHAMED   |   October 7, 2012

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's parliament ousted the country's new prime minister in a no-confidence vote on Sunday, the latest blow to hopes that political factions...

Mitt Romney Spain Quip Adds To Foreign Policy Troubles

AP   |  BRADLEY KLAPPER   |   October 7, 2012

WASHINGTON -- If Mitt Romney becomes president, he might need a crash course in Diplomacy 101. He irritated Britons and Palestinians during a summer tour...

Vladimir Putin's Birthday: Russia Celebrates President's 60th Birthday In Fanfare

AP   |  PETER LEONARD   |   October 7, 2012

MOSCOW — Kremlin officials like to insist Russian President Vladimir Putin does not care for big birthday bashes and that he was to spend his...

Hollande's Economic Plan Questioned By French In Face Of Austerity, Growth

Reuters   |   October 7, 2012

By Mark John PARIS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Just five months after bringing Francois Hollande to power, many French voters are already despairing that he...

Afghanistan War Anniversary: Operation Enduring Freedom Enters 12th Year

AP   |  DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH   |   October 7, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Nobody wants a repeat of the bloody ethnic fighting that followed the Soviet exit from Afghanistan in the 1990s – least of...

Tropical Storm Olivia Strengthens On Open Pacific

AP   |   October 7, 2012

MIAMI -- Forecasters say Tropical Storm Olivia is continuing to strengthen over open waters in the eastern Pacific but poses no threat to land. The...

Sheep With 'Upside-Down' Head A Hoax? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   October 7, 2012

Footage of Terry, a sheep that looks to have an upside-down head, has gone viral on the Internet, sparking a debate over its authenticity. Allan...

North Korea, The Mystery Of Pyongyang As Oz And The Rest, Forgotten Cities (PHOTOS)

AP   |  TIM SULLIVAN   |   October 7, 2012

KAESONG, North Korea — From here, Pyongyang can seem like a dream. At what passes for rush hour on a Wednesday morning, there are few...

Millions Of Pints Later, Oktoberfest Closes

AP   |   October 7, 2012

BERLIN -- Munich's famed celebration of beer, the Oktoberfest, is drawing to a close after some 6.4 million visitors downed an estimated 6.9 million liter...

Mount Lokon Eruption: Indonesia Volcano Erupts, Spewing Smoke In North Sulawesi Province

AP   |   October 7, 2012

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A volatile volcano in northern Indonesia erupted Sunday, spewing smoke and ash that caused muddy rain to fall in nearby villages, an...

Spain Austerity Protests Bring Thousands To Madrid

AP   |   October 6, 2012

MADRID — Several thousand people marched in downtown Madrid on Saturday to protest austerity measures they say will lead to cuts in cherished national health...

Spain Protests: Anti-Austerity Demonstrations Held In 56 Spanish Cities

AP   |  HAROLD HECKLE   |   October 7, 2012

MADRID — Tens of thousands of people marched in 56 Spanish cities Sunday to protest punishing austerity cuts they say will only increase unemployment and...

Pakistan Blocks Anti-Drone Protest In Tribal Region

AP   |  ISHTIAQ MAHSUD   |   October 7, 2012

TANK, Pakistan — The Pakistani military blocked a convoy carrying thousands of Pakistanis and a small contingent of U.S. anti-war activists from entering a lawless...

Photographing The Bahá'í Faith (PHOTOS)

  |  Paul Slaughter   |   October 9, 2012

In spring 1961 while I was living in New York City studying acting. While photography was just a hobby, I got an impetus to return...

South Korea Allowed To Develop Longer-Range Missiles Under New Agreement

AP   |  HYUNG-JIN KIM   |   October 7, 2012

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea will be able to possess longer-range missiles capable of hitting all of North Korea under a new agreement with...

Venezuela Presidential Election A Critical Test For Divided Nation

AP   |  IAN JAMES and FRANK BAJAK   |   October 8, 2012

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez won re-election Sunday, defeating challenger Henrique Capriles and gaining six more years to cement his legacy and press ahead...

Single Euro-Zone Budget Gains Momentum Ahead Of Summit

Reuters   |   October 7, 2012

By Luke Baker BRUSSELS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Debate about the idea of creating a separate budget for euro zone countries is intensifying in the...

Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder Telescope Launched To Study Origins Of Universe (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris York   |   October 7, 2012

The Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), the world's fastest telescope, was officially launched in the wilderness of Western Australia on Friday, hoping to shed...
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