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  • Turkey's PM Erdogan warns against May Day protests in Taksim Square

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he would not let unions stage a May Day rally in Istanbul's Taksim Square, where huge protests took place last year, in an announcement that may set the scene for fresh clashes...
  • Russia PM says certain can minimize sanctions impact

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia, under threat of further sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, said on Tuesday it could minimize their impact and would support industries dependent on supplies from abroad. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told parliament...
  • Scott, House must join Senate, protect Florida's springs

    Let's look back in time to the early 1970s, when Florida's population was 7.5 million and growing rapidly. After Florida's lands and waters were polluted and altered for decades to make way for development, our environment was in trouble: Water quality...
  • Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric

    Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric
    SACRAMENTO —Tim Donnelly arrived at the Assembly in late 2010 with big plans. First on his list: a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration. A plan to dismantle the state's air quality board was close behind. In a Capitol dominated by...
  • Kevin Plank-backed whiskey distillery moving forward

    Kevin Plank-backed whiskey distillery moving forward
    Sagamore Spirit, a planned distillery backed by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, wants to name its whiskey Triple Rye and might locate in Baltimore, possibly in Port Covington. The company has applied to trademark the Triple Rye product name and expects to...
  • Fresh Thai election no closer despite multi-party meeting

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's political impasse looked no closer to a solution on Tuesday despite a rare meeting of political parties and the Election Commission to discuss how and when a new vote should be held after a general election in February was...
  • Russia seeks to undermine May 25 election, says Ukraine PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday that Russian special forces were operating in eastern Ukraine to undermine a presidential election due on May 25 and he called on Moscow to pull them out. At a news conference...
  • Neel Kashkari proposes major education overhaul

     Neel Kashkari proposes major education overhaul
    Saying that better schools are critical for California's prosperity, GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari proposes changing the way education is funded, making traditional schools more like charters and increasing online learning. "We must reject...
  • Ehrlich should turn a bit of his criticism on the GOP [Letter]

    Ehrlich should turn a bit of his criticism on the GOP [Letter]
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column "A barrage of wedgies" (April 20) requires a bit of comment. I have known Bob Ehrlich. He is good man. His effectiveness as governor was hampered predominantly, in my opinion, by bad advisers. Be that as it may,...
  • Islamists kill second Somali lawmaker, threaten more attacks

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist rebels shot dead a Somali lawmaker on Tuesday, a day after blowing up one of his colleagues in his car, and vowed to keep killing politicians and wreck efforts to secure the country. Al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab told...
  • Supreme Court deals blow to Gov. Scott on worker drug-testing

    Supreme Court deals blow to Gov. Scott on worker drug-testing
    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an executive order issued by Florida Governor Rick Scott that had required all state employees take random drug tests. The high court's decision not to hear the case means a May 2013 11th U.S. Circuit...