Koch: End 'corporate welfare'

As top GOP presidential candidates arrived at an Oceanside hotel here to court the influential donors of the Koch network, Charles Koch called on retreat attendees to unite with him in a campaign against “corporate welfare” and “irresponsible spending” by both political parties.

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What the Gulf War should have taught us

The current degree of death and destruction in the Middle East is reason enough to assess the first Iraq war, which was launched 25 years ago this Sunday. But any assessment of the ultimate impact of that conflict cannot be completed without looking at its sequel, the invasion of Iraq by the “Coalition of the Willing,” in then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s words, in 2003. Because that sequel unleashed the current devastation.

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Dozens killed in monsoon

Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday.

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Seau's daughter to speak at Hall

After a week of controversy, the daughter of the late NFL star Junior Seau will speak on stage during her father’s induction at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the hall’s president said in a written statement.

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