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  • In shift, U.S. officials fight release on bond of migrants: lawyers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is routinely arguing against the release on bond of Central American women and children at a New Mexico detention center in a policy shift meant to discourage others like them from entering the United...
  • 'No' vote appears headed to win in Scotland, ending push for independence

    EDINBURGH, Scotland The United Kingdom survived the threat of being ripped apart through a Scottish independence referendum, with voters rejecting breaking a 307-year-old union with England by a comfortable margin. The vote total was still being...
  • Scottish referendum results in shift in power across Britain

    The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more. But though the status quo...
  • The kingdom, united: An aye to the Scots' nae vote

    The kingdom, united: An aye to the Scots' nae vote
    We mostly kept our pixels dark and our newsprint dry as Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom approached. In our lone editorial, two weeks ago, we noted that Americans who take strong stands on other people's secession movements,...
  • Scotland rejects independence in historic vote

    Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
    Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
  • Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign

     Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign
    The second-to-last jobs report before the election was full of bad news. Cities, towns and casinos cut 4,000 jobs in August, and Connecticut had about 3,600 fewer jobs than it did the month before, according to preliminary estimates issued Thursday by...
  • Bush family member angered by Republican Senate candidate's ads in Georgia

    (Reuters) - Neil Bush, son and brother of two former presidents, has denounced assertions in political ads for Republican Senate nominee David Perdue in Georgia that an organization founded by Bush's father funneled money to extremist groups. Bush is...
  • The Rise and Fall of Former Gov. John G. Rowland

    The Rise and Fall of Former Gov. John G. Rowland
    John G. Rowland was found guilty Friday of a scheme to collect secret pay checks from rich Republican congressional candidates. Read the full story here. Here are some highlights from the life of the former Governor.  May 24, 1957----John G. Rowland...
  • 5 Democratic senators join failed effort to block Obama on immigration

    5 Democratic senators join failed effort to block Obama on immigration
    Five Democratic senators broke from their party Thursday to side with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in an effort to derail President Obama's executive actions on immigration. The procedural move failed in a tie vote, 50-50. Although largely symbolic, it...
  • Costa Mesa council's attempt to discuss police contract ends quickly

    A closed-session meeting for the Costa Mesa City Council to begin its negotiation process with the city's police union was unexpectedly cut short Friday morning when one council member left after a few minutes on the grounds that the process should...
  • Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

    Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance
    Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences. Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday. Polling booths closed...