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  • Hagel begins first trip to Latin America as U.S. defense chief

    ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday his first trip to Latin America as Pentagon chief would add "muscle and sinew" to growing North American defense ties and highlight the importance of helping...
  • Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday

    Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Paramedics were called to the residence of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the weekend, police and municipal officials said on Wednesday, but circumstances of the emergency, which did not involve Harper or his family, were...
  • The Jerusalem fiction that continues to endure

    In 2002, at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, an American citizen named Naomi Zivotofsky gave birth to another American citizen, Menachem Zivotofsky. It is the strong belief of both Naomi and her husband, Menachem's father, Ari, that the...
  • Democratic governors challenge Connecticut campaign finance law

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Democratic Governors' Association on Wednesday sued the state of Connecticut, saying its laws on political spending are unconstitutionally broad and limit the ability of political groups to buy independent ads backing candidates. The...
  • Scott pushes to spend $39 million for more child-abuse investigators

    Gov. Rick Scott's plan to spend an additional $39 million on child-abuse investigators would mean some 145 more workers in Central Florida, allowing them to double-team on high-risk cases, officials announced Wednesday. Scott and leaders from the...
  • Reader feedback April 24: I-64 widening, McAuliffe's first 100 days

    Interstate 64 widening project stirs skepticism On Tuesday, Jim Utterback, Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads District director, and consultant project manager Steven Chapin briefed James City County supervisors on the state of the...
  • DGA Challenges State's Campaign Finance Restrictions

    The Democratic Governors Association, which expects to heavily advertise this fall to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of how Connecticut regulates independent campaign...
  • Let Senate vote on tuition bill for Dreamers

    Let Senate vote on tuition bill for Dreamers
    Hope remains that Florida lawmakers may yet pass a bill that would let the children of illegal immigrants pay in-state college tuition rates, but what's happening now in Tallahassee is an ugly mess. To its credit, the Florida House has passed a bill...
  • Italy's Renzi wins confidence vote on temporary labor rule

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi easily won a confidence vote on Wednesday over his plans to ease rules for companies that hire temporary workers, part of a broader plan to overhaul labor regulations. The lower-house of parliament...
  • Ukraine revolt shows faces, but whose are the brains?

    DONETSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - One is a dapper former croupier and promoter of Ponzi scams run by "Russia's Bernie Madoff"; the other is a burly Soviet Navy veteran turned soap factory boss, with a shifting gaze and a glint of gold teeth. In an...
  • Bipartisan group slams U.S. SEC for resisting email privacy reform

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of liberals and conservatives is lashing out at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for pushing back against legislation that would force government agencies to get warrants before they access the email of people...