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  • Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie

    Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

    Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue. As the official ballot counting continued, the...
  • New parties shake Spain's political system in local vote

    Voters punished Spain's mainstream political parties in local elections Sunday as many people switched their allegiance to new parties that campaigned on a promise of change amid chafing austerity policies, high unemployment and political corruption...
  • Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches got fast approval at State

    State Department officials gave speedy and sometimes only cursory consideration to potential conflicts of interest when approving former President Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches to global companies and foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton'...
  • Cliven Bundy reaches out to man who pleaded guilty to threatening BLM

    Cliven Bundy reaches out to man who pleaded guilty to threatening BLM
    Cliven Bundy is worried about one of his supporters. On Monday, the recalcitrant Nevada rancher, who has waged a running battle of words and lawsuits with the federal government over public lands, made a phone call to an out-of-state supporter facing...
  • Turkey plans low-key funeral for former coup leader Evren

    Kenan Evren, the leader of Turkey's 1980 military coup and former president who died aged 97, will be given a state funeral but no government official will attend the burial of the man remembered mostly for widespread arrests, torture and deaths during...
  • Persian Gulf nations unlikely to embrace democracy despite Obama push

    ISLAMABAD When President Barack Obama meets with representatives of Saudi Arabia and five other Persian Gulf emirates at Camp David on Thursday, he's expected to raise the topic of political liberalization in their nations to make them more receptive to...
  • Rookie Scots flood into British Parliament amid excitement and concern

    Rookie Scots flood into British Parliament amid excitement and concern
    The Stand comedy club is not an obvious place for a revolution. On weekend nights, people pack the charmingly grungy venue to tilt back drinks and take in the expected observations about work and relationship foibles. Signs promote upcoming gigs like...
  • Egypt's justice minister resigns after comments raise uproar

    Egypt's justice minister resigned on Monday after raising a public uproar by saying in a TV interview that the children of sanitation workers are too lowly to become judges. The Sunday night comments by the minister, Mahfouz Saber, brought a heavy...
  • Iraqi militias preparing to take on Islamic State in Ramadi

    Iraqi militias preparing to take on Islamic State in Ramadi
    Thousands of Iraqi paramilitary fighters were mobilizing for a fresh assault on the western province of Anbar on Monday, one day after Islamic State militants overran the provincial capital, Ramadi, dealing a major strategic and symbolic blow to the U.S.-...