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  • Spain's PM scraps hardline abortion reform

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Tuesday withdrew a change of an abortion law that would have made Spain one of the most difficult countries in Europe to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. The bill had proposed allowing abortion...
  • Emanuel wants to decriminalize pot statewide

    Emanuel wants to decriminalize pot statewide
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday plans to call on state lawmakers to decriminalize marijuana possession statewide and to reduce the penalty to a misdemeanor for those caught with 1 gram or less of any controlled substance, according to City Hall sources...
  • German Eurosceptics pose credit risk for weak euro zone states: S&P

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A surge in popularity for a German Eurosceptic party could hit weaker euro zone countries' borrowing costs, rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday as a poll put national support for Alternative for Germany (AfD) at a record...
  • Mayo: Broward Children's Services Council facing vote for survival

    Will Broward voters seize the opportunity to cut their property tax bills, even if it means killing a worthwhile entity that helps children and families of all backgrounds? That's the $69 million question voters will answer in November, as the Broward...
  • Afghanistan's outgoing leader takes shots at U.S., Pakistan

    Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai took parting shots Tuesday at Pakistan and the United States, saying neither has genuinely worked toward peace in his country. Addressing his ministers and cabinet for what was expected to be a final time before...
  • Warner makes case to women in business

    Warner makes case to women in business
    NORFOLK — It felt more like a business seminar or a pep talk than a campaign event when Sen. Mark Warner came to town to meet with a round table of women business leaders. And he left the gathering of 18 business owners and executives with a...
  • Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll

    Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll
    Democrats For Education Reform, a pro-charter schools organization aligned with Mayor Rahm Emanuel has released the results of a poll that asked thisĀ  question: The current teacher's contract with Chicago Public Schools expires after the school year,...
  • Defiant students give Hong Kong leader ultimatum to respond

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's striking students on Tuesday gave the city's leader 48 hours to honor his promise to listen to the people, threatening further action if he failed to respond to their demands for greater democracy in the former British...
  • Battle for state court control intensifies

    WICHITA, Kan. Shortly before Christmas in 2000, brothers Reginald and Jonathan Carr went on a brutal robbery, rape and murder spree that left five people dead and traumatized this city, the state's largest. The Carr brothers were convicted and...
  • Pot still too hot to handle for Colorado politicians

    BOULDER, Colo. Long a flash point in the culture wars, marijuana's growing legitimacy hasn't yet turned it into a political weapon, even in the marquee races in the first state to legalize the drug. In Colorado, the issue has barely gotten a mention as...
  • Fight for Senate control down to five states

    WASHINGTON With six weeks to go, the fight for control of the Senate is down to five states, four of them currently held by Democratic senators. Republicans must win only two of those contests to guarantee the 51 seats they need to control the Senate for...