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  • Exclusive: Jordan reluctant to host U.S.-led Syria rebel training - officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jordan, where the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has been covertly training Syrian rebels for more than a year, is reluctant to host an expanded rebel instruction program, U.S. officials said. Jordan's reticence, confirmed by...
  • Serbian finance minister quits over reform disagreements with PM

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbian Finance Minister Lazar Krstic resigned on Saturday, saying more radical reforms to rein in public spending were needed which the prime minister said were too harsh to implement. The 29-year-old minister announced his...
  • Scott, Crist duke it out over education records

    Scott, Crist duke it out over education records
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's two leading candidates for governor are administering a high-stakes test of their own to voters this summer: Call it a pop quiz on who cut more classroom dollars. In a bombardment of television ads, Republican Gov. Rick...
  • Fed officials debate timing of interest rate increases: WSJ

    (Reuters) - A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve's regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S. job market, the Wall Street Journal reported....
  • Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a nuclear energy cooperation deal with Argentina on Saturday on a trip to bolster trade ties and strengthen Russia's influence in Latin America. Putin's energy minister, Alexander Novak,...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT: "Hot in the City," a fundraiser for the Women's Business Council's Scholarship Fund will be 5-7 p.m. July 22 at Wave Nightclub atop Cosmopolitan in Allentown. The event features a first-time Lehigh Valley Celebrity Auction...
  • The price we pay for government

    The price we pay for government
    Nobody much likes to talk about it at city halls or county offices, but it costs money to have elected officials meet once or twice a month to make rules for a community or decide how to spend taxpayers' funds. Few Peninsula-area localities disclose...
  • Swiss chocolate maker Lindt near deal to buy Russell Stover: report

    Swiss chocolate maker Lindt near deal to buy Russell Stover: report
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swiss-based chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli is in advanced discussions to acquire family-owned U.S. candy business Russell Stover, and the two companies could announce an agreement as early as next week, the Financial Times...
  • City looks at another go-round for Rash Field

    City looks at another go-round for Rash Field
    It's a small property tied to the fate of a much bigger one. The Inner Harbor merry-go-round, which has struggled for years, sits next to Rash Field, a roughly 7-acre expanse of volleyball pits and muddy field ringed by gray concrete, that city and...
  • New poll: Corbett finds few fans among fundamentalists, gun owners

    HARRISBURG — A new poll suggests that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett doesn't have the backing of groups considered some of his party's staunchest supporters. Thirty-four percent of fundamentalist or born-again Christians said they would vote for...
  • It's in Virginia's budget: $19.5 million for domestic violence prevention

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. There weren't a lot of programs to get new funding last month as the General Assembly...