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Clinton Hostage-Taker Now a Fugitive

New Hampshire authorities say the man who took hostages at Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign office in 2007 has cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and is now a fugitive.

China PLA officers urge economic punch against U.S.

BEIJING - Senior Chinese military officers have proposed that their country boost defense spending, adjust PLA deployments, and possibly sell some U.S.

Obama hopes to see jobs package in coming weeks

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, reaching out to lawmakers in both U.S. political parties, said on Tuesday he hoped Congress would soon deliver a package of measures to boost U.S.

Veteran congressman's death adds to Barack Obama's woes

The Democratic party faces another election test after the death yesterday of John Murtha, a congressman dubbed by his colleagues the "king of pork".

U.S. Army Launches Attack on Afghan Taliban Stronghold

U.S. Army soldiers have launched a major operation in support of a planned U.S.-Afghan attack on the largest Taliban-controlled town in southern Afghanistan.

Iran Begins Making Highly Enriched Nuke Fuel

Iran began enriching uranium to 20 percent purity level Tuesday in defiance of world powers but under the supervision of inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog, state media reported.

Illinois Woman Told She Is No Longer an American

When Angela Boneva went to renew her passport in 2003, the State Department told her she wasn't an American citizen.

Danica Patrick to make NASCAR debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Danica Patrick circus at Daytona International Speedway will continue with the IndyCar Series driver making her NASCAR debut in Saturday's Nationwide Series race.

Khamenei: Iran Set to Deliver 'Punch' to Stun West

Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that Iran is set to deliver a "punch" that will stun world powers during this week's 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution, AFP reported.

Defiant Iran set to begin higher enrichment of uranium

IRAN - Iran will begin enriching uranium to 20 percent from Tuesday, the Islamic republic's atomic chief announced on Sunday just hours after being told to do so by hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.