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"The Tin Horse" by Janice Steinberg, Random House, 340 pages, $26. Elaine and Barbara Greenstein are twins. They lived in Boyle Heights, a Jewish neighborhood of Los Angeles. When they are 18 Barbara runs off. Although their parents hire a private...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Judaism
World NowTwitter went atwitter Wednesday over a somewhat surprising spat: The President of Estonia apparently slamming New York Times columnist Paul Krugman as “smug, overbearing & patronizing.” Estonia enjoys a budget surplus after enduring harsh...
Orlando Arts BlogThe Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida is partnering with the Global Peace Film Festival to bring two award-winning Holocaust documentaries to Central Florida this Sunday, Sept. 25. The Holocaust Center will screen Forgotten...
GreenspaceMolycorp Inc., which owns the only rare earth mine in the U.S., plans to double its processing capacity by buying a European plant. The Colorado-based company said Monday that it was buying 90% of Estonia-based AS Silmet for $89 million......
Chicago Fire midfielder Joel Lindpere will play for the Estonian national team in upcoming games and so will miss two matches for the Fire. Lindpere will represent Estonia in their friendlies against Trinidad and Tobago on June 7 and Kyrgyzstan on...
Tags: Kyrgyzstan, Trinidad and Tobago
ReutersIVREA, Italy, May 21 (Reuters) - Spain's Benat Intxausti won stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday between Valloire in France and Ivrea in Italy, while Italy's Vincenzo Nibali remained in the overall lead. Intxausti, who led the Giro for a day earlier...
Tags: Spain, Vincenzo Nibali, Giro d'Italia, Italy, Australia
For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
Tagged by U.S. authorities in 2009 for his role in a North Korean weapons procurement channel, Taiwanese businessman Hsien Tai Tsai "Alex" Tsai was banned from doing business in the United States. But in a federal criminal complaint unsealed Monday in a...
Tags: North Korea, Weaponry, Judges, FBI, Criminals
Hong Kong residents experienced the effects of an earthquake nearby. Meanwhile, the Internet is coldly ignoring Baltimore's lack of an NBA team today, heartlessly blabbing on about the league's just-passed trade deadline. Welcome to your online trends...
Tags: Hong Kong, Kyle Busch, Social Media, Jeff Gordon, China
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
Tags: Namibia, Polynesia, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, France
From France's Joan of Arc to female resistance fighters in World War II and the black-clad women warriors of the Viet Cong, history is filled with stories of women fighting alongside men. In many modern armies, however, ground infantry combat is still...
Tags: Bombings, France, United Kingdom, Emergency Incidents, U.S. Army
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman caused an angry Twitter tirade last year from Estonia's president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, concerning the efficacy of the country's economic reforms. Now the electronic spat has been turned into a 16-minute vocal...
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