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  • Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs

    Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs
    — Allentown Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Ed Pawlowski says he has concerns about the potential effects of a trade agreement the Obama administration is crafting with Japan and 10 other Pacific countries. Pennsylvania workers would find...
  • Extremists worry the Balkans, Europe's Muslim heartland

    GORNJA MAOCA, Bosnia-Herzegovina One day in early February, the black flag of the Islamic State appeared on the roof of a dilapidated home in Gornja Maoca, an isolated hamlet in northern Bosnia-Herzegovina. The flag was gone when the police arrived,...
  • No, Justices Alito and Scalia, death penalty politics aren't the issue

    No, Justices Alito and Scalia, death penalty politics aren't the issue
    Oral arguments before the Supreme Court earlier this week over Oklahoma’s lethal-injection protocol took an unusually harsh tone (which Dahlia Lithwick parses nicely here at Slate). What was more jarring, though, was the theme of statements –...
  • France's National Front family feud on display for May Day

    National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen cried out to patron saint Joan of Arc for help at the party's annual May Day march Friday, while bare-chested Femen activists used a bullhorn to drown out a speech by his daughter, president of the far-right party....
  • Macedonian opposition chief charged over wiretapping scandal

    Macedonia's political crisis accelerated Friday after prosecutors charged the leader of the main left-wing opposition party and four others for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal that has gripped the small Balkan country for months. Zoran Zaev'...
  • Ambassador says 1,000 EU nationals unaccounted for in Nepal

    KATHMANDU, Nepal Around 1,000 European Union citizens are still unaccounted for in Nepal following last week's earthquake, according to the EU ambassador to Nepal. "We don't know what has happened to them. Some of them may be dead. Some of them may...
  • Pictures in the News | April 30, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where Nepalese police personnel carry earthquake survivor Pemba Tamang on a stretcher after his rescue from a destroyed hotel building in Kathmandu. Rescuers pulled the 15-year-old boy alive from the...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Nepal economy shattered by quake, recovery to take years What took moments to flatten will take years to rebuild. In mere seconds a powerful earthquake devastated a swathe of Nepal. Rebuilding the impoverished Himalayan nation's fragile economy...
  • UK leaders make last televised pre-election appeal to voters

    An audience of voters sent Britain's main political leaders a stark message in a bruising televised question session a week before election day: We don't trust you. Prime Minister David Cameron of the Conservatives, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and...
  • Car bombs kill 21 people in Iraq; EU warns of donor fatigue

    The head of the European Union's humanitarian aid department warned on Thursday that the situation in Iraq is deteriorating rapidly while the world is preoccupied with crises elsewhere. Shortly after Jean-Louis de Brouwer sounded the stark warning, a...
  • Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

    Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to...