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  • 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...
  • Spain's state prosecutor steps down after spat over Catalonia

    State prosecutor Eduardo Torres-Dulce, a key figure in the spat between Spain and Catalonia over an attempt to stage an independence vote, resigned on Thursday with the opposition saying he had come under undue pressure from the government. Torres-...
  • Sweden doubles waste fee for nuclear power plant operators

    Sweden's government has decided to almost double a fee nuclear power plant operators pay to the nuclear waste fund, in order to help it cover the rising costs of decommissioning, the environment ministry said on Thursday. Sweden's state-owned utility...
  • Tsipras vows to break Greece's 'bad spell'

    Greece's radical leftist Syriza party will cancel austerity and ask Europe to erase a big chunk of Greek debt to free the country from the dark spell it has fallen under, leader Alexis Tsipras told Reuters on Thursday. In an interview at his party...
  • New Broward Commissioner Beam Furr: What does he believe in?

    New Broward Commissioner Beam Furr: What does he believe in?
    Term limits continue to remake the Broward County Commission, so today we look at new Commissioner Beam Furr. Voters approved term limits in 2000, and so far, they've forced Ilene Lieberman, John Rodstrom, Kristin Jacobs and Sue Gunzburger off the dais....
  • Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush

    Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush
    Life-long Republican Bob Shelley neatly folds his newspaper and uses it as a coaster, placing his coffee mug over a photo of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who just announced he will explore a bid for the White House in 2016. In a coffee shop in...
  • As Santorum campaigns, sex questions return

    As Santorum campaigns, sex questions return
    With former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum back in the political spotlight as he looks to another presidential bid, the question was inevitable. The socially conservative Republican has gotten himself into trouble in the past when talking about...
  • 'Murder's' Annalise and other TV women leap darkly into antihero scene

     'Murder's' Annalise and other TV women leap darkly into antihero scene
    Much has been made of the rise of the TV antihero, and deservedly so. Walter White, Tony Soprano, Dexter and Don Draper gave new meaning to the term "guilty pleasure." It's taken a while for women to join those ranks, but now the airwaves are fairly...
  • U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

    The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy. After 18 months of...
  • Ferguson-area school district strips power from black voters, ACLU says

    Ferguson-area school district strips power from black voters, ACLU says
    The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit against a school district that serves Ferguson, Mo., alleging that the district disenfranchises black voters. The lawsuit, filed in conjunction with the Missouri NAACP, comes after...
  • A smart California tax bill points the way to needed reform

    A smart California tax bill points the way to needed reform
    He's a freshman state senator showing no fear, no hesitation and seemingly no political sense. His first bill is a huge, historic tax hike. Sen. Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys), of course, is no ordinary babe-in-the-woods, backbench freshman. He's...