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  • bc-cyber-workers

    WASHINGTON Talk to any recruiter in the Washington region and they will tell you cybersecurity jobs are among the most difficult for them to fill. Workers with the right skills are relatively hard to come by, and in a labor market dominated by the federal...
  • Investment collapse is ancient history these days

    Investment collapse is ancient history these days
    TALLAHASSEE – Here's a rare bit of good news brought to you by your state government: remember nearly seven years ago when credit markets crashed, and Florida's investment fund for local governments nearly went belly-up? Well, stay calm and read...
  • Free to eat badly [Letter]

    Free to eat badly [Letter]
    Regarding letter writer Barbara P. Wasserman's support for Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events from a medical point view, she missed one very salient point ("Howard County making a healthy effort," July 9)....
  • Former Korean 'comfort women' for U.S. troops sue own government

    Former Korean 'comfort women' for U.S. troops sue own government
    Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison. After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one...
  • Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

    Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians
    With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu. But the question is: Are they witnessing a rerun from 2009 or from 2012? In January 2009,...
  • Erdogan, launching presidential bid, vows 'pioneering new Turkey'

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan outlined his vision for a "pioneering new Turkey" on Friday, pledging to re-write the constitution, forge a more prominent role on the world stage and deepen democracy if he becomes the country's first popularly-elected...
  • Officials warn child immigrant crisis is draining resources

    Officials warn child immigrant crisis is draining resources
    The federal government will run out of money to deal with the influx of Central American children crossing the U.S. border illegally this summer if lawmakers fail to approve $3.7 billion in emergency funds, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a...
  • Venezuela opposition leaders call for US sanctions amid simmering political, economic crises

    BOGOTA, Colombia The United States has a moral "obligation" to impose sanctions against Venezuelan leaders accused of violating human rights and other crimes, opposition figures said Friday. During a forum in Doral, Fla., about the future of the South...
  • Underage fighters drawn into Iraq sectarian war

    Underage fighters drawn into Iraq sectarian war
    The video on his phone shows the boy firing a heavy machine gun mounted on a tripod through a hole in a crumbling building, his slender body shaking from the kickback. "We were kind of nervous, not because we are cowards, because it was our first...
  • Ukrainian troops repel militant attack on Donetsk airport, reports say

    Fighting broke out again late Thursday between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels around the international airport in Donetsk, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. Since losing several strongholds to resurgent government forces last week,...
  • Kenya's coastal killings pose insurgency risk for Kenyatta

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya may face a full-blown insurgency on its coast unless President Uhuru Kenyatta can douse a combustible mix of ethnic rivalries, land rows and Islamist militancy. Gunmen have killed about 100 people since mid-June, exposing...