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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 25 Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail on Obama's image around the world: The Obama presidency was...full story
updated 2014-11-27 06:42 AM
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U.S. President Barack Obama, left,  Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, arrive at the the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit plenary session at the International Convention Center, Yanqi, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool) In this Nov. 8, 2014 photo, the smoke of incense burnt in a huge censer makes a foreign Muslim visitor's eyes water at at Sensoji Buddhist temple at Asakusa district, in Tokyo. Looking ahead to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to boost tourism as part of his In this Nov. 8, 2014 photo, foreign Muslim visitors shop at a store at Asakusa district, in Tokyo. Looking ahead to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to boost tourism as part of his U.S. President Barack Obama, center, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, right, and Canadian Minister of Trade, Ed Fast, left, join other world leaders during a tree planting ceremony at Friendship Lawn, Yanqi Lake for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) U.S. President Barack Obama, left, walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, as he gestures towards Russian President Vladimir Putin after taking a group photo for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held at the International Convention Center in Yanqi Lake, Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) From left to right, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi", arrive at the the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit plenary session at the International Convention Center, Yanqi, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool) Israeli riot police officers arrest an Israeli Arab protester during a protest in the Arab village of Kfar Kana, northern Israel, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. Arab youths clashed with Israeli police in the northern Israeli town of Kfar Kana, burning tires and hurling firecrackers at the security forces. It was the third straight day of unrest in the town following the shooting death of a local man by an Israeli police officer. Video of the incident indicate the man was walking away from the officer when he was shot. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol, on the bus, arrives for verdict and sentence session at Gwangju District Court in Gwangju, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. South Korean prosecutors on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014,  demanded the death penalty for the captain of the ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people, and life sentences to three key crew members, a court official said. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Hyung Min-woo) KOREA OUT In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, puts a shawl on Peng Liyuan, left, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping as they arrive to watch a fireworks show after a welcome banquet for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing. It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came off looking gallant, the Chinese summit host gauche and inattentive. (AP Photo, File) CHINA OUT FILE -   In this  Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, file photo, Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen chant anti-terrorism slogans after breaking the siege on 15,000 Shiite Turkmens stranded in the farming community town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against Sunni Islamic State group positions, 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The vengeance that Iraq
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