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  • Exclusive: Cuomo intervened in BNP deal to get $1 billion more for NY state fund

    (Reuters) - Only days before U.S. authorities reached a landmark $8.97 billion settlement with BNP Paribas over the bank's dealings with countries subject to U.S. sanctions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo intervened to ensure the state government got a...
  • Malaysian Formula E race postponed at PM's request

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Malaysian round of the new electric Formula E series has been postponed because the country's Prime Minister is unable to attend on the date originally scheduled, organisers said. The race in Putrajaya was due to be held on October...
  • White House says Ebola outbreak won't alter U.S.-Africa summit

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa will not change a summit in Washington next week that about 50 African leaders are expected to attend, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday. The White House continues to monitor the...
  • State Bond Commission approves grant for artificial turf field at EHHS

    The town of East Hartford announced on July 25 that it has received a $1.5 million state grant to help fund a new synthetic turf field at East Hartford High School. "This is a phenomenal opportunity for our student athletes," said EHHS Principal...
  • Massachusetts governor signs law limiting protests at abortion clinics

    Massachusetts governor signs law limiting protests at abortion clinics
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday signed into law a measure allowing to police to order anti-abortion protesters away from clinic entrances if their presence impedes public access. The measure comes a month after the U....
  • After two-year battle with city, Longwood man cleans up his yard

    After two-year battle with city, Longwood man cleans up his yard
    After more than two years of battling Longwood City Hall, Florida's court system and his neighbors — along with racking up nearly $200,000 in code-enforcement fines — Sean Law has cleaned up his yard. "It is an improvement — it looks...
  • Immigration crisis getting more complicated

    Not since the 1980 Mariel boatlift has the American government been faced with such a complicated immigration crisis. Back then, it was trying to detain a wave of Cubans allowed to leave the island by Fidel Castro┬┤s Communist regime. More than 125,000...
  • Williams testifies, says McDonnells were "a business relationship"

    Williams testifies, says McDonnells were "a business relationship"
    RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
  • Venezuelans find solace in comedy amid economic travails

    CARACAS (Reuters) - A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: "You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!" The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no...
  • Is global chaos the new normal?

    It's a chaotic world out there. But we'd better get used to it; this may be the new normal. The Middle East is in flames, not only Gaza but Syria, Iraq and Libya as well. Russia is massing troops on the border of Ukraine. Central Africa is a mess, as...
  • GOP tries to lure minorities

    GOP tries to lure minorities
    After six years of bending to hurricane winds of narrow tea party backlash against President Barack Obama, the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls seem to be rising up like visitors to Oz — with a heart, courage and a brain. "Idea conservatism"...