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Meyerson: CIA might as well learn from Germany’s economy while spying

By Harold Meyerson Opinion Writer July 16 at 8:09 PM As long as U.S. intelligence agencies are hell-bent on spying on Germany, why can’t they turn up some truly useful secrets? For instance, how to have an economy that bolsters a nation’s power and fosters a vibrant...
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Dionne: Can you be a pro-business populist?

By E.J. Dionne Jr. July 16 at 8:09 PM Here’s the thing to watch in this year’s campaign: Democrats are trying to be populists and pro-business moderates at the same time. The tea party’s success in transforming the Republican Party is making this two-step...
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Milbank: Dana Milbank: A lawsuit with little merit

By Dana Milbank Opinion writer July 16 at 8:13 PM Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday’s hearing on Republicans’ plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibilit...
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Editorial: Even without the warrant, Manassas ‘sexting’ case is outrageous

By Editorial Board July 16 at 7:40 PM NOW THAT a potentially illegal warrant to photograph a teenager’s erect penis won’t be served, we should return to the equally outrageous “sexting” case itself. In January, the 17-year-old Prince William County resident allegedly...
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Editorial: No, Washington hasn’t solved the country’s debt problem

By Editorial Board July 16 at 7:41 PM WASHINGTON HAS taken an indefinite break from the budget debate that marked the early part of this decade. No one’s expecting a grand bargain any time soon. Nor a small bargain, nor even serious incremental reform. Deficits have come...
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Editorial: Nuclear talks with Iran should be given more time

By Editorial Board July 16 at 7:42 PM THE PUBLIC outlining by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of his government’s negotiating position in the ongoing talks on its nuclear program was a tip-off that Tehran isn’t aiming to conclude a deal by the July 20...

Coroner called after body found in Fostoria reservoir

Emergency personnel have recovered a body from Reservoir 2 (Lake Mottram) in Fostoria after getting a call about 6:10 p.m. of a male jumping in and not resurfacing. The Hancock County coroner has been called to the scene. Police believe the subject is a 21-year-old male with a...

What do U.S. multinationals owe America and American taxpayers?

July 16 at 5:21 PM Allan Sloan’s July 13 Business commentary, “Tax-dodging firms are sticking us with the bill,” had me cheering. Finally a voice calling out U.S. corporations that choose “inversion” and “never-here” strategies to dodge U.S. taxes on their profits...

Penny-wise and pound-foolish motorists

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D.C. motorists can drive one crazy

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