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  • NC House, Senate at 'loggerheads' over coal ash legislation

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina state lawmakers remain unable to bridge disagreements on how to force Duke Energy to clean up its 33 coal ash sites as time runs out on the legislative session. The dispute leaves open the possibility that one of the year's...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Game of thrones: Afghan leadership vacuum raises summit questions

    KABUL (Reuters) - Who, if anyone, will represent Afghanistan at next month's NATO summit is becoming an increasingly pressing and awkward question for the alliance, as it seeks to withdraw most of its troops and bring a long and deadly engagement closer...
  • Ukraine premier stays on, envoys agree on crash site route

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament rejected Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk's resignation on Thursday and finally passed legislation he said was needed to finance an army offensive against a separatist rebellion in the east and avert a national default...
  • Child credit scam prompts U.S. tax crackdown on expats in Israel

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - It was called the "Israel Project", an operation by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that has uncovered false claims for child tax credits involving an estimated tens of millions of dollars filed by U.S. citizens living in...
  • U.S. missionary jailed in North Korea feels 'abandoned': paper

    SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. missionary imprisoned in North Korea since 2012 has said he feels abandoned by his government and has appealed again for help in securing his release, a pro-North Korea newspaper reported on Thursday. Kenneth Bae, who is of...
  • U.N. religion expert concerned over 'interrupted' Vietnam visit

    HANOI (Reuters) - A U.N. expert expressed worry on Thursday over "serious violations" of religious freedom in Vietnam following a fact-finding mission he said was interrupted by surveillance, harassment and intimidation. Heiner Bielefeldt, U.N. Special...
  • Families of Malaysia Airlines victims unlikely to receive compensation

    WASHINGTON The accusations that Russia bears the blame for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane by a surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine two weeks ago leaves a key question still hanging: Will the already-troubled investigation produce any...
  • Israel must yield to pressures from US and adhere to international law

    SAN FRANCISCO Israel must yield to pressures from the United States and to the dictates of both international law and basic morality, and immediately desist its destruction of the Gaza Strip. There is simply nothing that justifies slaughter of innocent...
  • India's battle against unneeded medical care finds World Bank support

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India needs to curtail excessive medical care that leads to patient overspending as more people get health insurance, the World Bank said on Thursday, adding voice to a growing chorus against overtreatment in the country....
  • Stop-start Afghan vote audit gets green light, but troubles remain

    Stop-start Afghan vote audit gets green light, but troubles remain
    KABUL (Reuters) - The mammoth task of auditing eight million votes cast in the second round of Afghanistan's presidential election will restart on Saturday, the electoral commission said on Thursday, but disputes still hang over the process. Allegations...