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The Afghan government said Sunday it has started dissolving private security firms in the country by taking steps to end the operations of eight companies, including the firm formerly known as Blackwater and three other international contractors.
For hundreds of years, indigenous South Africans have chewed a plant they say reduces stress, relieves hunger, sedates and elevates moods. Now they have a license to study and market it, and plan to sell it over-the-counter worldwide.
When the Mohau children's home opened in 1997, orphans with AIDS died every other day. But these days, not one child has been lost in seven years _ and as they age with the help of drugs they face the teen complexities of dating and sex.
We've come up with a list of real problems for our movie heroes to battle against, along with some possible story lines.
J Street — the self-described pro-Israel, pro-peace lobbying group — facilitated meetings between members of Congress and South African Judge Richard Goldstone, author of a U.N. report that accused the Jewish state of systematic war crimes in its three-week military campaign against Hamas in Gaza.
The race for the United States Senate in Delaware is a splendid example of what is called kultursmog, and the smog spreads untreated. One candidate, the conservative, has been slandered repeatedly, and no one objects, not even most conservatives. The liberal opposing her has been given the proverbial free ride, even by most conservatives. Yet he is a fruitcake. She "dabbled" in witchcraft in high school, she tells us. He may have studied it in grad school along with other pseudo-studies. Yet he is stonewalling, while the press pillories her. No one objects save talk radio.
The United Nations is set to release on Friday a hotly contested report on massacres in eastern Congo, including a possible genocide by Rwandan troops, which the U.N.'s top rights officer hopes will end a culture of impunity.
At the outset, let me declare a personal interest: Jonah Goldberg destroyed my career. Let me explain: When I was a young writer starting out, I fancied myself as something of a conservative humorist. My jeremiads about the Clinton impeachment and high marginal tax rates were interspersed with anecdotes about beer and chicken-wing consumption. My shtick was laughing it up with the Laffer Curve.
The World Cup kept plenty of office workers from doing their jobs.