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  • Canada launches plan to improve Internet in remote areas

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian government on Tuesday invited remote communities across the country that lack high-speed Internet access to make a claim on some of the C$305 million ($284 million) it plans to spend over the next three years to upgrade...
  • McKinney Blasts Foley For Distorting His Record In New Ad

     McKinney Blasts Foley For Distorting His Record In New Ad
    With less than three weeks to go before the Aug. 12 primary, the two Republican candidates for governor continue to spend advertising dollars attacking one another on pocketbook issues. On Monday, John McKinney released a blistering new television ad...
  • 100 candidates vie for Iraq presidency in sign system is out of control

    BAGHDAD Iraq's parliament will meet Wednesday to elect a new president, a crucial step toward naming a new prime minister and government, but questions are growing about whether anyone can save the country after the collapse of its army and the loss of as...
  • Rauner speaks out against limits on ride-sharing industry

    Rauner speaks out against limits on ride-sharing industry
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would provide oversight of the largely unregulated industry of ride-sharing, including requiring drivers of companies such as Uber to have commercial...
  • Turkey's Erdogan acknowledges strains with Obama

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has acknowledged his relations with U.S. President Barack Obama have soured, saying he had been disappointed among other things by a lack of U.S. action over the war in neighbouring Syria....
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
  • Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate

    Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate
    The list is impressive: a former governor, a former Florida Supreme Court justice and the former attorneys general of four states. Each fought to put convicted murderers to death, but each has now asked the Florida Supreme Court to grant a new trial to...
  • APM terminal sale may benefit state

    APM terminal sale may benefit state
    NORFOLK – The state's $1.16 billion deal with a private firm that officials blame for driving the Virginia Port Authority deeply into the red could be restructured now that the company has agreed to sell its cargo terminal, Secretary of...
  • Anti-tax group sues to kick Citizens United advisory measure off ballot

    The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., an anti-tax group, filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block a non-binding advisory measure on Citizens United from appearing on the November ballot. The taxpayer group said the measure, which would ask Congress to amend the U....
  • Malloy Swings Back At Christie's Pledge To Stump For Foley

    Malloy Swings Back At Christie's Pledge To Stump For Foley
    WATERFORD — After New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he plans to campaign against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election bid, Malloy swung back at his Tri-State area foe on Tuesday morning. "I don't mind comparing Connecticut on a...
  • Burbank to debut online comment pilot program for city meetings

    Burbank residents can now leave comments for city officials on issues slated to be discussed at upcoming meetings as part of a pilot program to increase community engagement, especially for those who may not be able to attend a meeting in person. For...