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    The Trump Administration Declares War on International War Crimes CourtIn a fiery speech before the conservative Federalist Society, Trump’s national security adviser takes “America First” to new lengths.
  2. Soon You May Be Able to Hop a Ferry to CubaThe Obama administration approved plans to reinstate service for the first time since the early ‘60s.
  3. Air Force General Fired for On-Duty Moscow BenderWorth it?
  4. Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng: ‘My Suffering Was Beyond Imagination’Guangcheng talks with Anderson Cooper.
  5. U.S., Afghanistan Reach Pact on Post-Withdrawal RelationsThe pact covers the decade following the 2014 troop withdrawal.
  6. Obama to Announce Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal Plans in Speech Tomorrow NightHe’s still weighing options.
  7. Egypt Will Permanently Reopen Its Border With the Gaza StripJust wait ‘til Israel finds out about this.
  8. Netanyahu Gets a Warmer Welcome From Congress Than From ObamaBibi says Israel is willing to make “painful compromises.”
  9. Barack and Michelle Met William and Kate TodayAnd other things happened on the presidential visit to London, but who really cares?
  10. Obama and Netanyahu Didn’t Smile Very Much in Their MeetingBut there was plenty of chin-rubbing.
  11. The Netanyahu–Obama Relationship Is Not Going to Get Less Awkward Any Time SoonBut they might pretend it will.
  12. Bomb Discovered in Ireland in Anticipation of Queen Elizabeth’s VisitBut that didn’t stop her!
  13. Jimmy Carter Secures Release of Detained AmericanGomes expected back in Boston Friday afternoon.
  14. Jimmy Carter to Head to North Korea on Rescue MissionPrivate trip to rescue Aijalon Mahli Gomes.
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    Le Fooding Pits New York Against San FranciscoAdam Gopnik compares the culinary movement to the French New Wave.
  16. Iran Talks Back to Hillary ClintonThis is entirely less fun than when it happened with North Korea.
  17. French President Nicolas Sarkozy Slags Off on ObamaThis will be very confusing for all of conservative talk radio.
  18. Qaddafi Protesters Try to Stop Him From Addressing U.N.But the Libyan leader gave a classically rambling, disjointed, and angry anti-U.N. speech anyway.
  19. Ahmadinejad Snubbed by Helmsley HotelThe Iranian president has been banned from the banquet halls there.
  20. Current TV Journalists Did Touch North Korean Soil for ‘Maybe 30 Seconds’Laura Ling and Euna Lee “very briefly” crossed into Kim Jong Il’s territory.
  21. What Went Into Bill Clinton’s Rescue Trip to North KoreaEuna Lee and Laura Ling are on the ground in America. So how did that happen, anyway?
  22. North Korea Offers ‘Special Pardon’ to Captive JournalistsNow that he’s gotten the photo op he wanted, the North Korean despot has given up the two women.
  23. Bill Clinton Goes Into North Korea to Rescue Two Captive JournalistsThe families of Euna Lee and Laura Ling hope the former president can bring their daughters home safely.
  24. North Korea: Hillary Clinton Looks Like ‘Pensioner Going Shopping’This isn’t exactly what we had in mind when we said we wished world leaders would be more honest.
  25. Ahmadinejad, Unimpressed at Hillary’s Recent Speech, Talks Really ToughHe will “strike us in the face so hard we will lose our way home.”
  26. Hillary Clinton Is a Muscle in More Ways Than OneAt least not in public.
  27. Obama in Russia: We Want a ‘Strong, Peaceful, and Prosperous Russia’Obama’s speech this morning continued his theme of “pushing the reset button.”
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    In Case You’d Ever Wondered If Saddam Hussein Saw the South Park Movie …The answer is yes.