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  • Voters in Turkey deal stunning setback to president's party

    Voters in Turkey deal stunning setback to president's party
    In a stunning setback for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s ruling party lost its parliamentary majority for the first time in 13 years, and a pro-Kurdish party for the first time garnered enough votes to enter Parliament, according to a...
  • Turkish ruling party seen losing majority in parliament

    In a stunning rebuke of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ambitions to expand his powers, Turkish voters stripped his party of its simple majority in parliament, preliminary election results showed Sunday. With 99.9 percent of the vote counted, Erdogan'...
  • President's party slips in Turkish elections; Kurds in parliament

    ISTANBUL In a major upset, Turkish voters Sunday cut their support for the ruling Justice and Development Party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and sent a Kurdish party into the national parliament for the first time. With 94 per cent of the votes...
  • Turkey's election could set its path: stronger democracy or autocracy

    Turkey's election could set its path: stronger democracy or autocracy
    Turkish voters go to the polls Sunday in the culmination of an acrimonious election campaign pitting a fractious opposition against the long-dominant ruling party and the country's most divisive figure: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The...
  • Does Florida need more nuclear reactors near state parks?

    Does Florida need more nuclear reactors near state parks?
    The world has been focused on the nuclear capabilities of Iran and North Korea as of late, but someone must keep an eye on what is happening in Florida. Florida Power & Light has plans to add two new nuclear reactors at Turkey Point. Now, some...
  • Over 100,000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, regions biggest

    Thousands of bare-chested muscular men, drag queens in heavy makeup and high heels, women in colorful balloon costumes and others partied at Tel Aviv's annual gay pride parade on Friday, the largest event of its kind in the region. Well over 100,000...
  • American who died in Syria 'believed in opposing evil'

    American who died  in Syria 'believed in opposing evil'
    Several months ago, Keith Broomfield informed startled relatives that he had decided to join the fight against Islamic State. The 36-year-old Massachusetts native, who worked at the family manufacturing business, didn't know anyone in Syria or Iraq...
  • Lady Gaga helps open European Games open in Azerbaijan

    The first European Games opened in Azerbaijan on Friday with an extravagant opening ceremony featuring Lady Gaga, although even her star power failed to dispel some of the concerns hanging over the event. The games in the oil-rich nation's capital Baku...
  • Pictures in the News | June 10, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Jasmine Richards holds a picture of Ezell Ford at an L.A. Police Commission hearing Tuesday morning. Ford was killed in a controversial shooting by LAPD officers in 2014. Haltern am See, Germany: Students from the...
  • Ethnic cleansing charged as Kurds move on Islamic State town in Syria

    AKCAKALE, Turkey After receiving a crush of 13,000 Syrian refugees in less than a week, Turkey on Saturday closed a key border crossing to Syria and complained that a combined U.S.-Kurdish offensive against the Islamic State group was driving Arabs and...
  • Syrian Kurds nearing Islamic State border stronghold, thousands flee

     Syrian Kurds nearing Islamic State border stronghold, thousands flee
    Hundreds of Syrian refugees poured into a Turkish-Syrian border crossing Saturday, fleeing intense fighting as Syrian Kurds closed in on an Islamic State-held town — the only passageway linking Turkey with the extremist group's stronghold of Raqqa....