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  • Ukraine local boss puts price on head of Russian 'saboteurs'

    KIEV (Reuters) - A billionaire regional governor in eastern Ukraine put a $10,000 bounty on the head of any Russian "saboteur" on Thursday and pledged a reward for the Ukrainian troops who shot protesters at their base overnight. Aides to banking and...
  • Putin does not rule out sending Russian troops into Ukraine

    Putin does not rule out sending Russian troops into Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine's leaders on Thursday of committing a "grave crime" by using the army to try to quell unrest in the east of the country, and did not rule out sending in Russian troops. But, addressing Russians in his...
  • Beau Biden, son of U.S. VP, to run for governor of Delaware

    (Reuters) - At least one member of the Biden family will be seeking higher office in 2016. Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, said on Thursday he plans to run for governor of the Mid-Atlantic state. In a...
  • BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional Japan, sees limited tax hike impact

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan maintained its upbeat view on most of the country's regional economies, adding to reassurances from its governor that the world's third-largest economy can ride out the pain from a sales tax hike without additional...
  • Nigeria local authorities say most of abducted schoolgirls still missing

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Authorities in Nigeria's northeast Borno state denied on Thursday a statement by the armed forces which had said most of the more than 100 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels had been freed in a military rescue...
  • Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

    Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast. Warner Bros., Hollywood's largest studio, has named Myers head of corporate communications, replacing longtime studio executive Sue Fleishman. Myers,...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: LBJ Library event echoes voting rights concerns

    The LBJ Presidential Library's recent civil rights summit seems to have achieved its two related goals, informing a new generation about Lyndon Johnson's historic presidential achievements and demonstrating their continuing relevance to today's issues....
  • Vietnamese-American women borrow from old, new styles in business ventures

    Gia Ly darts in through the doors of her family's Westminster, Calif., restaurant and hawk-eyes the tables and corners all with a few screen swipes and finger pinches on her iPhone. Ly is navigating a virtual tour she set up to promote her family's...
  • Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly

    Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly
    For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died. Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....
  • Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

    KABUL (Reuters) - A leading Taliban peace negotiator has been placed under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Hamid Karzai's efforts to jump-start a nascent Afghan peace process before leaving...
  • China backs away from price controls on basic drugs

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has backtracked on its policy of capping retail prices on medicines and will allow pharmaceutical companies to set prices for some drugs, after criticism that controls had caused a drug drought that derailed treatment...