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  • Catalan language revival fuels backlash in Spain

    CORNELLA DE LLOBREGAT Spain (Reuters) - Francesca Munoz, the principal at Sant Miquel primary school near Barcelona, is fighting a linguistic crusade that has fueled a remarkable recovery of the local Catalan tongue – and of the region's...
  • Bank of Canada to hold rates steady, tone down inflation concern: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Worries about soft growth will keep the Bank of Canada from hiking interest rates until late next year although rising prices are expected to make it temper concerns about low inflation in its policy statement next week, a Reuters poll found....
  • Pakistan removes PCB chief and calls new election

    KARACHI (Reuters) - - The Pakistan government has axed Najam Sethi as Cricket Board chairman, appointed an interim head and called a new election in 30 days, the country's Attorney General told a Supreme Court hearing on Thursday. Prime Minister Nawaz...
  • EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders

    JUBA (Reuters) - The European Union announced travel bans and asset freezes on Thursday on two South Sudanese military leaders it said were violating ceasefire agreements put in place to stop fighting that has killed thousands. The Council of the...
  • NRA gives Rick Scott thumbs up for signatures on pro-gun bills

    NRA gives Rick Scott thumbs up for signatures on pro-gun bills
    TALLAHASSEE — More pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent single governor's term, says the National Rifle Association, which sent a message to members applauding Gov. Rick Scott for setting the...
  • Modi budgets for Indian growth, deficit plans questioned

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new government on Thursday unveiled a first budget that seeks to revive growth and curb borrowing, but left open questions on how it will reduce the fiscal deficit and restore investor confidence. Expectations had been...
  • The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues

    The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues
    Ian Toner, an architect in Philadelphia, recently went to city offices for a permit to build a stoop for a client's home. The city, he learned, had just imposed new requirements: he would have to get maps from gas, electric, water and other utilities to...
  • Speak Out: Repeating the lies

    The crap that appears on these pages, written by idiots who get their information from hate radio and Fox Fiction, is amazing. The president did not arm Syrian rebels, and the fighting in Iraq is a religious war between two sects of Islam that have been...
  • New Republican ad makes fun of Crist's tan, fudges education numbers

    TALLAHASSEE -- A new Republican Party of Florida ad called "The Better Governor" was released Thursday, and this one pokes fun at former Gov. Charlie Crist's tan. But its architects may be asked to turn in their pocket protectors. The RPOF is playing...
  • How Tea Party tax cuts are turning Kansas into a smoking ruin

    Sam Brownback, the Republican governor of Kansas, doesn't just believe in whistling past the graveyard--he's willing to stroll past it in full-throated song. The graveyard is where the economy of Kansas has been buried since 2012, when Brownback and his...
  • Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation

    Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation
    As Illinois Republicans argued Thursday that a legislative panel should push ahead with an election-year inquiry into Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter to clear up any misunderstanding:...