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  • McAuliffe replaces five port authority members

    McAuliffe replaces five port authority members
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe named five new political appointees to the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners Thursday, in the process removing ahead of schedule a group of commissioners aligned with former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell. Board...
  • Why no mention of Ralph Jaffe's run for governor? [Letter]

    Why no mention of Ralph Jaffe's run for governor? [Letter]
    I'm wondering if the letter writer who asked "Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one!" (April 6) had all of the pertinent information before coming to that conclusion. The author mentioned Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown along with the general...
  • As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched an intense media campaign to defend the safety of producing a chemical used to make polyester fiber, as public opposition to new petrochemical plants threatens to disrupt expansion plans by state energy giants such...
  • Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

    (The last paragraph of this April 16 story has been corrected to say Chuck Hagel is U.S. Defense Secretary) WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month,...
  • Obama: Ukraine diplomacy holds hope but sanctions ready

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that talks between Russia and Western powers aimed at ending tensions in Ukraine have potential but warned that the United States and its allies are prepared to impose more sanctions on Russia...
  • Reaction to the death of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and was a master of magical realism, died on Thursday. He was 87. Tributes poured in from presidents, authors and pop stars: U.S. President Barack Obama:...
  • Japan to arm remote western island, risking more China tension

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is sending 100 soldiers and radar to its westernmost outpost, a tropical island off Taiwan, in a deployment that risks angering China with ties between Asia's biggest economies already hurt by a dispute over nearby islands they...
  • Fenerbahce chairman faces jail time again after appeal rejected

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The chairman of Turkish club Fenerbahce, Aziz Yildirim, faces a probable return to prison after his appeal against a conviction for match-fixing was rejected by a top court on Thursday. Yildirim was sentenced to six years, three...
  • China home price inflation cools to eight-month low in March

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's home price inflation slowed to an eight-month low in March, extending to a third month a loss of momentum in a property market that has been a strong spot in the world's second-largest economy. Average new home prices in...
  • China sentences activists for urging asset disclosure: lawyer

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China sentenced four activists to jail for up to three-and-a-half years on Friday for urging officials to reveal their assets, a lawyer said, the latest convictions in a crackdown on dissent that has drawn international criticism. The...
  • Pennsylvania lieutenant governor candidates battling anonymity

    PITTSBURGH — "If you want to hide a secret from someone," state Sen. Mike Stack advised the audience, "talk about it at a lieutenant governor forum because no one will hear it." The Philadelphia Democrat dabbles in standup comedy, but he spoke to a...