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  • Immigration crisis at the forefront, Rick Perry seeks a revival

    Immigration crisis at the forefront, Rick Perry seeks a revival
    Second act, anyone? Amid the imagery and policy tussling Wednesday over the border immigration crisis, there was this delicious irony: The issue that confounded Rick Perry more than any other when he sought the presidency in 2012 has now given him a...
  • Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

    Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians
    With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu. But the question is: Are they witnessing a rerun from 2009 or from 2012? In January 2009,...
  • Why such secrecy on gun permits?

     Why such secrecy on gun permits?
    The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
  • China looking into Bank of China money laundering allegations: Xinhua

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's central bank is looking into allegations by a state broadcaster that Bank of China, the country's fourth largest lender, has been laundering money offshore for clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday. While...
  • Obama offers help in negotiating cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

    Obama offers help in negotiating cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
    President Obama spoke by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday and offered U.S. help in facilitating cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, the White...
  • Ukrainian troops repel militant attack on Donetsk airport, reports say

    Fighting broke out again late Thursday between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels around the international airport in Donetsk, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. Since losing several strongholds to resurgent government forces last week,...
  • Kenya's coastal killings pose insurgency risk for Kenyatta

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya may face a full-blown insurgency on its coast unless President Uhuru Kenyatta can douse a combustible mix of ethnic rivalries, land rows and Islamist militancy. Gunmen have killed about 100 people since mid-June, exposing...
  • Attackers raid Kenya coast village, steal police guns

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Armed assailants attacked a village on Kenya's coast, stole guns from police reservists and burnt down a primary school, an official said on Friday, in the latest in a series of raids since mid-June that have killed about 100...
  • Virginia state revenue came in $438.5 million lower than predicted

    RICHMOND – State revenues took a steeper dive last year than even pessimistic legislators assumed late last month when they finalized the state budget, putting the prospect of more spending cuts on the horizon. Revenues for fiscal 2014, which...
  • The mystery of the feds' investigation

     The mystery of the feds' investigation
    Even for those as angelic as newborns, few messages are as intimidating as, The U.S. Department of Justice would like information from you. Imagine the widespread angst, then, as federal prosecutors intensify their look at, and around, Gov. Pat Quinn's...
  • Officials warn child immigrant crisis is draining resources

    Officials warn child immigrant crisis is draining resources
    The federal government will run out of money to deal with the influx of Central American children crossing the U.S. border illegally this summer if lawmakers fail to approve $3.7 billion in emergency funds, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a...