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  • Reform-minded outsider Widodo takes over as Indonesia's president

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Joko Widodo took over as president of the world's third-largest democracy on Monday with supporters' hopes high but pressing economic problems and sceptical rivals set to test the former furniture businessman. Widodo won a...
  • Voters to weigh in on pay for Burr Ridge mayor, trustees

    Voters to weigh in on pay for Burr Ridge mayor, trustees
    Should the mayor and trustees in Burr Ridge get paid for serving on the board? Voters will be able to sound off on the issue when answering an advisory referendum on Nov. 4. The question on the ballot will ask, "Shall the Mayor of Burr Ridge, who...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels. The U.S. Central Command...
  • Malloy, Foley Go Another Round In The Battle Of The Tax Returns

    Malloy, Foley Go Another Round In The Battle Of The Tax Returns
    It's a battle of the tax returns as both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican opponent Tom Foley are charging that the other candidate is not revealing enough about his personal finances. The state Democratic Party reissued the charge Sunday when...
  • Obama touts Brown's message in Md.

    Obama touts Brown's message in Md.
    President Barack Obama sought to rally support for Anthony G. Brown's gubernatorial campaign at an event in Prince George's County on Sunday, telling an enthusiastic crowd that the lieutenant governor is offering a better vision for the middle class...
  • De León throws extravagant bash as Steinberg quietly leaves

    De León throws extravagant bash as Steinberg quietly leaves
    State Sen. Darrell Steinberg officially stepped off the stage last week. And Sen. Kevin de León stepped on it. Did he ever! Drums, mariachis, a color guard, political VIPs. It was a full-throated "inauguration" at Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown...
  • Two challengers attack Harhart in debate

    Independent candidate Michael Molovinsky may be a long shot for the 183rd state house district, but he had little trouble standing out in a three-way candidate debate Saturday morning. The candidate, known best for his "Molovinsky on Allentown" blog and...
  • Oct 20 Letters: Feral cats, Newport News tethering ban, Election Day, taxpayers' money

    Help feral cats survive The feral cat's life is full of hardships. Its life expectancy is only two years. It often deals with starvation, disease, predators and traffic, which take a heavy toll. Cats become feral due to human neglect. Reducing the...
  • Peru's ex-prosecutor to head anti-corruption group

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global anti-corruption campaigners at Transparency International elected Peruvian lawyer José Ugaz as its new head on Sunday marking a shift from quiet diplomacy in combating fraud and bribery toward more grassroots...
  • Controlling the message: India's Modi chooses state media

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has anointed India's state-backed broadcaster as his media brand of choice, helping shield his government from tough questions and prompting private news outlets to complain that they are being kept out...
  • An experienced Jerry Brown vows to build on what he's already done

     An experienced Jerry Brown vows to build on what he's already done
    Making a case for reelection, Gov. Jerry Brown said in an interview that he would hold the line on state spending despite "pent-up" demand for more, further boost local governments' authority and keep California's tangle of regulations from growing in a...