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  • Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino

    Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino
    There's a temptation to view Proposition 48 as a larger statement on Indian gambling in California. But the ballot measure isn't a policy question on off-reservation casinos, it's a referendum on a specific gambling agreement. Proposition 48 asks voters...
  • Sweden's far-right tells mainstream to negotiate or risk new election

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats, who hold the balance of power in parliament, said on Friday that mainstream parties should negotiate with them before the government's centerpiece budget vote or risk a new election....
  • Ex-White House counsel Ruemmler off the list for attorney general

    Ex-White House counsel Ruemmler off the list for attorney general
    Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told the White House to take her off the list of potential nominees for attorney general, eliminating a leading, but likely politically divisive, contender for the post. President Obama had asked her to...
  • Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign

    Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign
    Presidential challenger Aecio Neves took the podium at a yacht club in Copacabana this week for a rapid-fire news conference at which he took aim at incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a corruption scandal involving Petrobras, the state-owned oil company....
  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...
  • Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The clanging of repairs to tanks and heavy armored vehicles rings out from a factory in eastern Ukraine that is owned by the country's richest man but was taken over by pro-Russian rebels. Rinat Akhmetov's Corum company says...
  • In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide

    NOVOTROITSKE Ukraine (Reuters) - Standing at the village polling station where she will oversee Ukraine's parliamentary election on Sunday, Irina Sobko points across a field of wilted sunflowers to a town controlled by Russian-backed rebels where she says...
  • Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for democracy for the Chinese-controlled city entered its fifth week on Friday. With crowds...
  • Black voters could decide Florida governor's race

    Black voters could decide Florida governor's race
    Charlie Crist is counting on residents who live off Sistrunk Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, in Pearl City in Boca Raton and other largely black communities throughout Florida. If he can't energize potential black voters enough to cast ballots, he'll...
  • Libertarian Challenges 9th House District Incumbent

    Libertarian Challenges 9<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District Incumbent
    Richard Lion, a Libertarian who has previously run for state representative and mayor of Hartford, is challenging Democratic incumbent Jason Rojas in the 9th House District. This is Lion's seventh run for public office. Lion, who describes himself as...
  • Hong Kong chief faces new calls to step down as protests continue

    Hong Kong chief faces new calls to step down as protests continue
    A key pro-establishment Hong Kong politician on Friday urged the territory’s chief executive to step down, saying people had lost their trust in the government and a failure to resign would only exacerbate societal divisions. With democracy...