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  • Fighting Blatter says he will not abandon FIFA

    Sepp Blatter declared FIFA's crisis to be over on Friday and said he would not abandon soccer's governing body. "We have been in a crisis (but) with the decision of the executive committee today, the crisis has stopped," the 78-year-old Swiss told...
  • Scott promotes chief of staff to head transportation department

    Scott promotes chief of staff to head transportation department
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott on Friday chose Jim Boxold, who for the past year has been the Florida Department of Transportation's chief of staff, to take over the top position in the agency. Boxold's appointment to succeed Ananth Prasad as state...
  • Egypt constituency law sets stage for long-awaited elections

    Egypt on Thursday cleared a final hurdle to long-awaited parliamentary elections seen as decisive in cementing the rule of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted President Mohamed Mursi, and excluding the banned Muslim Brotherhood from politics. The draft...
  • Ann McFeatters: Politicians say the darndest things!

    Note use of expletive in this story. WASHINGTON � Pols say the darndest things! We have culled from masses of malapropisms, silly statements, dumb observations and, sadly, few words of wisdoms from our national leaders in 2014. Hope it gives...
  • U.S.-Cuba ties: From revolution and Bay of Pigs to rapprochement

    The United States and Cuba plan to restore diplomatic relations and end more than five decades of fierce animosity that at one point took the world to the edge of nuclear conflict. Here is a summary of U.S.-Cuba relations since Fidel Castro seized...
  • Congressional Republicans look to block Cuba policy changes

    WASHINGTON The shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba triggered fierce partisan warfare Wednesday in Congress, as some Republicans vowed to take strong steps to block the changes. "I am committed to doing everything I can to unravel as many of these changes as...
  • From joy to outrage, Florida's Cuban-Americans greet new U.S. policy

    Some Cuban exiles responded with outrage. Others with ecstasy. News on Wednesday that the United States will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century divided America's 1.5-million-strong Cuban exile...
  • Obama takes on the Cuba lobby

    Obama takes on the Cuba lobby
    With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations and try to normalize relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby once and for all. In historical terms, that's a remarkable undertaking....
  • Obama's Cuba policy doesn't mean Congress will change laws

    Obama's Cuba policy doesn't mean Congress will change laws
    The future of the United States' five-decade embargo blocking trade with Cuba is suddenly and unexpectedly murky. Although President Barack Obama shifted long-standing American policy on Wednesday, the embargo and the lesser known but critically...
  • Emanuel heading to Chile for holidays, despite possible criticism

    Emanuel heading to Chile for holidays, despite possible criticism
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will soon take his annual holiday family vacation to Chile, a move he acknowledged opens him up to criticism just two months before he seeks re-election. Past Emanuel family trips have helped fuel the narrative from critics that he's...
  • O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall

    O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy. The...