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U.S. adds firepower in Persian Gulf

The aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush and five other warships are in the Persian Gulf. Hundreds of Marines and dozens of copters are on standby for whatever President Obama orders.
CNN: June 17, 2014

World Cup Groups 2014: Japan Scores Late to Pull Away from Costa Rica

Yasuhito Endo, Shinji Kagawa and Yoichiro Kakitani scored second-half goals Monday to help Japan warm up for its World Cup appearance with a 3-1 victory over Costa Rica.
The Epoch Times: June 3, 2014

Obama reassures Eastern European allies of US commitment

U.S. President Barack Obama assured Poland and its eastern European neighbors on Tuesday that the U.S. commitment to their security was sacrosanct
June 3, 2014

US accuses Russian hacker in huge computer scam

The U.S. Justice Department has accused a Russian computer hacker of leading an international operation targeting hundreds of thousands of computers with malware that allowed hackers to steal more than $100 million from unsuspecting victims.
June 3, 2014

Obama to visit volatile Europe

President Barack Obama embarks on a four-day trip to Europe this week. He leaves Washington Monday night for stops in Poland, Belgium and France.
June 2, 2014

US to unveil sharp curbs on coal power plants

The US government is to unveil new rules for coal-burning power plants aimed at dramatically cutting emissions that contribute to global warming.
BBC: June 2, 2014

Obama Europe visit to be dominated by Ukraine

President Obama heads to Europe next week on a visit that will focus on Russian actions in Ukraine.
May 30, 2014

Obama: US isolationism not an option

U.S. President Barack Obama defended his foreign policy approach on Wednesday, telling U.S. Military Academy graduates that America will always lead on the world stage but military action cannot be the only force behind its leadership.
May 29, 2014

Google is to start building its own self-driving cars

Google is to start building its own self-driving cars, rather than modifying vehicles built by other manufacturers.
BBC: May 28, 2014

China warns of more repercussions over US cyber indictments

China has lodged a protest with the U.S. Ambassador in Beijing in response to accusations that five Chinese military officers engaged in cyber theft and espionage targeting American companies and labor groups. China also says it could take further steps in response to the indictments.
May 20, 2014