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Guy Adams was The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent from 2008-2012.

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President Obama said there was a threat to national security

Chinese energy firm sues Obama for blocking wind-farm deal

A Chinese energy company is suing President Barack Obama for blocking a deal for it to build wind farms on land next to a US military site in Oregon.

Arnie still wants to run for the White House after revealing fathering a child with his housekeeper while he was married

Back with an apology – and Arnold Schwarzenegger still has half an eye on the White House

Film star admits in new book that he fathered illegitimate child while Governor of California

Lee was convicted of shipping 7,000lbs of marijuana across the United States

Gangster Princess Lisette Lee claims innocence

The 'Korean Paris Hilton', in jail for drug smuggling, says she is the hapless victim of blackmail

Republicans pounce on Barack Obama videos

Mitt Romney's efforts to stem the bleeding have been helped by the emergence of two videos in which Barack Obama makes comments which are now being used against him.

Scarlett Johansson, Jon Hamm with his partner Jennifer Westfeldt, Natalie Portman, Zach Braff, ordinary Americans and Texan Rick Perry show their support for Obama

Feisty election slogan: I'll show you the back of my hand

Forget the traditional T-shirts, bumper stickers and pin badges. This election's hottest accessory is a feisty slogan scrawled in black marker pen on the back of your hand.

'Popcorn lung' man wins £4.4m for illness caused by flavouring

The convenience food industry is preparing for a flood of compensation claims after a man who fell ill as a result of inhaling fumes from bags of microwave popcorn was awarded $7.2m (£4.4m) in damages.

Burmese autocratic rulers have been using old episodes of Aaron Sorkin's hit series, featuring Martin Sheen (pictured) as President, to teach themselves how parliamentary systems work

How Burma's burgeoning democracy is based on old episodes of 'The West Wing'

To most of the developed world, democracy is a birth right. To the military junta, which has presided over Burma for the past five decades, it's a strange and complex form of government which can only be understood by watching DVDs of The West Wing.

The offending Newsweek front cover

Newsweek cover accused of mocking Muslims

The publishers of Newsweek defended their latest cover image yesterday, amid claims that it stereotypes the world's 1.6 billion Muslims as permanently angry members of fundamentalist mobs.

Romney with 'mad professor' Stuart Stevens who presides over his campaign

Mitt Romney: it's not my job to worry about the poor

Secret video emerges of Republican telling rich donors that 47 per cent of Americans are 'victims who pay no taxes and will vote Obama'

Protesters throw stones at the US consulate in Karachi, Pakistan

US deploys extra troops overseas as protests continue to spread

Demonstrations over Prophet film now in 20 Muslim countries and likely to persist for days

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In an unusual move, wildlife charities have enlisted those who kill animals to help save them. Oliver Poole travels to Siberia to investigate
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Who have bagged the bargain buys and who have landed the giant turkeys
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'I'm a realist; I know how hard this business is'

Warwick Davis on Ricky Gervais, Harry Potter and his perfect role
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Bag yourself the perfect pair and make a splash this summer
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Has Ukip’s Glastonbury branch really been possessed by the devil?

Meet the couple blamed for bringing Lucifer into local politics
Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
Former Labour minister Meg Hillier has demanded 'pootling lanes' for women cyclists

Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
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The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
Gallery rage: How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?

Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players

Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
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