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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Force
The United Nations Security Council voted to keep peacekeepers at the Israeli-Syrian border for another six months to monitor a truce between the two nations that has been tested in recent months. They will also be given better defense capabilities, The Jerusalem Post reported.
A Filipino peacekeeper was injured in a Thursday skirmish that ignited between Syrian rebel and government fighters in a small border town near Israel, prompting Austria to withdraw its troops from the UNDOF.
Owners of Sony’s greatest mobile-gaming machine visit the future and find themselves in an outrageous battle to save their planet from an alien attack.
Twenty years ago, Kurt Timmermeister, a Seattle chef looking to buy his first house, acquired a 4-acre property on Vashon Island, a short hop by ferry from the city. He ended up falling in love with the land overrun by brambles and littered with garbage.
Se Ri Pak is entering a comfort zone at the Avnet LPGA Classic.
Stacy Lewis stepped into a car following the Kraft Nabisco Championship, her first opportunity to fully grasp what she had just done.
Yani Tseng got a good laugh when she walked past the pond where she celebrated her Kraft Nabisco Championship victory last year by leaping into the water _ and then remembering she doesn't know how to swim.
Barack Obama and all the president's men have made a few lame attempts to portray the O Force and Ronald Reagan as soul brothers. It's hard to find anything in common between the socialist-leaning Democrat and the late Republican who remains one of the most heroic anti-government crusaders of all time, but reality rarely gets in the way of political sloganeering. As George Orwell, who became more skeptical of bureaucratic power the longer he lived, wrote, "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful, and murder respectable and to give the appearance of solidity to pure wind." Chalk up a few Big Brother points for the current White House.
A homeless man whose silky announcing voice has catapulted him to national fame reunited Thursday with his mother, recorded a commercial for Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and agreed to do voiceover work for MSNBC.
Want to fight hunger? There's a bowl for that.
Jason Pominville scored the deciding goal midway through the third period, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 preseason win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
There's renewed hubbub over the mysterious "JournoList," displayed in full plumage at the Daily Caller, providing more evidence that the hundreds of journalists and wonks who signed up with the online information and chitchat service were a vast left-wing conspiracy of sorts - a liberal cabal of those seeking to steer the proper White House message.