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  • Russia, China ink framework deal on second major gas supply deal

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia and China signed a framework agreement on Sunday for a new gas deal, just months after the two sides sealed a long-awaited supply agreement worth up to $400 billion, part of President Vladimir Putin's strategy to bolster ties...
  • Students, teachers find endless opportunities at QVCC Expo

    Putnam High School technology teacher Jerry Mailhot brought 12 students to a manufacturing expo at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Nov 7. They joined more than 200 other students from 11 area high schools to see firsthand the products and career...
  • International court will not prosecute Israel in aid flotilla case

    War crimes may have been committed by Israeli forces during their deadly interception of an aid ship headed for the Gaza Strip in 2010, but the case does not justify prosecution at the International Criminal Court, court officials said Thursday....
  • Israel won't change prayer rules at Temple Mount, Netanyahu assures

    JERUSALEM Moving to head off a crisis with Jordan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday assured the Jordanian monarch, King Abdullah, that Israel had no plans to change prayer arrangements at a contested site in Jerusalem that is sacred...
  • Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom

    Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom
    President Barack Obama and his powerful U.S. Senate adversary struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday, but Obama's plans to proceed with new immigration rules foreshadowed a bumpy start to his relationship with a Republican-controlled Congress. Obama and...
  • GOP's Senate takeover could facilitate tax reform, trade accords

    The Republican takeover of the Senate raised the business community's hopes that stalled efforts to overhaul the tax code and enact other top priorities finally could move forward. A key will be the common ground that President Obama and the GOP share...
  • Israel's attacks on Gaza homes called 'callous,' possible war crimes

    JERUSALEM The human rights group Amnesty International said Wednesday that Israel had displayed "callous indifference" and in some cases committed war crimes when it bombed scores of homes of suspected militants, sometimes killing entire families,...
  • Obama, McConnell pledge to cooperate � when they can

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and the likely new leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell, pledged Wednesday to work together to govern the nation in a bipartisan way a day after Republicans secured control of both chambers of Congress for the first time...
  • Oak Park voters to weigh in on trade agreement

    Oak Park voters to weigh in on trade agreement
    Oak Park voters in the upcoming election will be asked to weigh in on an international trade agreement, but whether the nonbinding referendum proposal passes is a secondary concern to the man who led the effort to get it on the ballot. "Whether or not...
  • Free trade needs a champion

    Free trade needs a champion
    The European Union just wrapped up a free trade deal with Canada that is widely seen as the road map for a larger deal between the EU and U.S. Now is the time for a clarion call on trade. President Barack Obama? Hello? After setting trade talks in...
  • How Palestinian 'lawfare' could backfire

    How Palestinian 'lawfare' could backfire
    (JTA) — When it comes to a long-term solution for our conflict with the Palestinians, there is no unanimity among Israelis. Many feel that the two-state solution is the only realistic option, while others believe that a Palestinian state would...