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  • Emanuel's office rips Rauner robocalls on pension bill

    Emanuel's office rips Rauner robocalls on pension bill
    Bruce Rauner drew criticism from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office today over the Republican governor candidate’s criticism of a bill that would change pensions for some Chicago city workers and result in a likely property tax increase. Rauner...
  • Florida lawmaker accused of DUI after Taco Bell run

    Florida lawmaker accused of DUI after Taco Bell run
    TALLAHASSEE — A Southwest Florida lawmaker who advocated for a new state law to drug test all elected officials was arrested early Monday and accused of drunken driving, Tallahassee Police Department officials say. State Rep. Dane Eagle, 30, R-...
  • O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

    O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam
    Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam. The governor, whose Irish heritage inspired his Celtic rock band and his taste in poetry,...
  • Slovenian government vulnerable to leadership challenge

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's coalition government, which averted an international bailout last year, could collapse on Friday if Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek loses the leadership of her party, Positive Slovenia. That could mean a snap election only...
  • Snow dumped at Buck Boyle is a spoiler for boys of summer

    Sometime around the first week of the month April Riddick got a call. "Have you seen the condition of Buck Boyle Park?" the voice at the other end of the line asked. Riddick hadn't. "They dumped snow on the field. Find out what's going on." For...
  • Jeb Bush sets better tone for Republicans

    Many paid attention to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush when he said illegal immigrants who broke the law by sneaking into the country to provide for their families are not committing a felony. Rather, he said, "It is an act of love." Bush's remarks reminded...
  • Ukraine 'chocolate king' could win May 25 vote in first round: poll

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian confectionery tycoon Petro Poroshenko has a chance of winning the May 25 presidential election in the first round, an opinion poll indicated on Wednesday. It found 48.4 percent of Ukrainians who planned to vote favored...
  • Wage cuts make Spain's recovery a long, painful path

    MADRID (Reuters) - Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. Now, almost half her colleagues have been fired and the 61-year-old grandmother is cleaning the same bed sheets, nurses' scrubs and towels as before for half the pay....
  • Kansas governor signs school-finance bill

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed a school finance bill Monday that will send millions of dollars to schools but also end mandatory due-process hearings before experienced teachers can be fired. "This is a win for Kansas students. This is a win for...
  • Tougher ethics rules advance in California Senate committee

    Tougher ethics rules advance in California Senate committee
    SACRAMENTO — A raft of bills to set tougher ethics rules for California politicians cleared their first legislative hurdle Tuesday as the state Senate prepared for a daylong refresher course on standards of conduct. Lawmakers say better...
  • Passings: Hamish Maxwell; Kenneth Bunting

    Hamish Maxwell Philip Morris Cos. CEO Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...