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  • Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters

    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohamed Mursi to three years each in prison on Wednesday in connection with protests last October against his overthrow, judicial sources said....
  • Speaker calls on Lebanese parliament to elect president on April 23

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri called on Wednesday for parliament to elect a new president on April 23, in a race overshadowed by growing violence and political paralysis. President Michel Suleiman's six-year term ends in late...
  • Ex-con, ex-governor Edwards raises $33,000 in Louisiana run for Congress

    (Reuters) - Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000 in donations since launching his campaign last month, according to a contribution report. The 86-year-old Democrat, who...
  • Afghanistan official shot, another kidnapped in Kabul

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two security incidents within 24 hours involving Afghan government officials have taken some of the glimmer off of this month’s generally successful presidential election and renewed concerns about safety in Kabul. Hours...
  • Bongino's non-existent plan for reducing carbon emissions [Letter]

    Bongino's non-existent plan for reducing carbon emissions [Letter]
    Letter writer and Republican congressional candidate Dan Bongino apparently has never heard of George Shultz, former President Ronald Reagan's secretary of state. That's the only way to explain Mr. Bongino's assertion that a revenue-neutral carbon tax...
  • O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]

    O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]
    Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton? After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
  • Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this...
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • Congress candidates try to score points with voters on tax day

    On the same day a new poll showed Americans still don't think much of Congress, several California candidates tried to show their solidarity with people on taxes. Some, including Republican congressional candidates Doug Ose, Tony Strickland and Paul...
  • Gov. Scott, where are you on toll hikes?

    Gov. Scott, where are you on toll hikes?
    Before another moment passes, let us comment on an underlying issue in the recent dust-up within Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign: highway tolls. Specifically, we'd like to know whether the governor supports the toll increases being imposed by...
  • Best tribute to Askew would be true campaign finance reform

    The late Florida Gov. Reubin Askew's most frustrating political campaign probably wasn't his 1984 run for president of the United States. More likely, it was his 1988 campaign for the U.S. Senate. Askew left that race almost as quickly as he entered. The...