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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Sam Dawson
His campaign already reeling from self-inflicted blows, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich found his 2012 White House hopes hit by yet another devastating setback Thursday when several senior campaign staffers abruptly quit following a long-brewing dispute over scheduling and fundraising.
LONDON — Iran has sparked a storm of protest from trade unionists around the world by imprisoning a bus driver known as the Lech Walesa of the Islamic Republic.
When he returned Thursday, he met again with two of the top staffers — Mr. Johnson and Mr. Dawson — and told them he wasn't going to change.
As yet no charges against him have been specified, but Mr. Dawson said the court had indicated he would spend at least two months in prison.