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  • India's Modi slams whispering campaign against top minister

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday denied reports that the son of a top minister was involved in influence peddling, seeking to staunch the type of corruption allegations that sent the country's last government to...
  • Former Haitian President Aristide in the spotlight amid criminal probe

    For a twice-deposed, twice-exiled leader who longed for home, Haiti's firebrand former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, remains holed up behind closed doors. The reclusive former leader has missed many of life's milestones since his return to Haiti 3...
  • Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

    For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as...
  • Iranian minister says Saudi talks 'constructive'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he held "positive and constructive" talks with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday where Islamist militancy in Iraq - that both see as a threat - was one of the topics discussed. Hossein Amir...
  • Even buildings with seismic retrofits damaged in Napa earthquake

    City officials in Napa had long worried that the grand building on the corner of Second and Brown streets — with its brick walls and giant red-tiled cupolas — could be devastated by a major earthquake. So city officials required brick...
  • How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.      But Sharif only listened in silence as...
  • Scotland stands to win even if secession vote fails

     Scotland stands to win even if secession vote fails
    If the polls are right, supporters of independence for Scotland are heading for a disappointing defeat in next month's historic referendum on seceding from Britain. But in many ways, they've already won. Even if Britain remains intact, Scotland...
  • Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine

    Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine
    President Obama rebuffed pressure for quick U.S. action in two foreign crises Thursday, declining to label Russia's military moves into Ukraine an invasion and saying that he was not ready to expand an air campaign against Islamist militants to Syria....
  • Boynton to have initial vote on final budget

    Residents can chime in on Boynton Beach's proposed $188 million budget on Wednesday. The city has rescheduled its regular Tuesday meeting to Wednesday so city officials and residents can discuss the city's proposed budget, which is up $4 million from...
  • French government resigns amid internal policy squabbles

    PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies. In a...
  • New PM Cerar hints Slovenia might scale back privatization drive

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's new prime minister hinted on Monday he might scale back the country's privatization program once he forms a coalition with two parties opposed to large-scale sell-offs of state assets. Law professor and political novice...