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  • Saslaw hits Republicans on bill he killed

    There was an odd moment during yesterday's veto session when House Republicans killed off a piece of legislation they had supported in overwhelming numbers a few months before. Then Democrats complained, despite having killed the bill themselves in March....
  • TV Review: 'All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State'

    Ann Richards is best remembered for her skewering of George H.W. Bush at the 1988 Democratic National Convention ("Poor George. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth"), and later -- somewhat poetically -- for losing the Texas governorship to Bush'...
  • U.S. official says Hamas-PLO government would prompt aid reassessment

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States would have to reconsider its assistance to the Palestinians if Islamist group Hamas and the Palestinian Liberation Organization form a government together, a senior U.S. administration official said on Thursday....
  • Thousands mob India's Modi as election race starts in sacred city

    VARANASI, India (Reuters) - India's Narendra Modi received a hero's welcome from thousands of orange-clad supporters as he launched his election campaign on Thursday in the religious city of Varanasi, a show of strength for the Hindu nationalist tipped to...
  • Phil Latzman: Ghosts keep popping up as governor's race heats up

    As we prepare for one of the more interesting governors races in Florida's history, now that we have some perspective, let's witness again the chain of political theatre that got us here in 2010. It sets the stage perfectly here in 2014. Only four...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Divided opposition not helping in Venezuela

    The opposition movement in Venezuela has been divided, much to the delight of President Nicolás Maduro's authoritarian regime. It was a brilliant move by the government to call for a dialogue with the opposition in an effort to quell protests that...
  • Egypt Film Censorship Spat Sparks National Controversy

    Controversy is mounting over film censorship in Egypt where the military-backed government has pulled steamy pic "Halawet Rooh," Arabic for "Sweetness of Spirit," from movie theatres, overruling the head of the country's censorship board who resigned in...
  • Czech PM says Czechs, Slovaks skeptical about Russia sanctions

    SKALICA, Slovakia (Reuters) - The Czech Republic and Slovakia are skeptical about imposing broad-based sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine because it could damage economic growth in Europe, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on...
  • Layne: Port's 460 share may be gone

    To all the other problems with Virginia's U.S. 460 project, add this: Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne blew a big potential hole in the project budget Wednesday when he said the Port of Virginia's $250 million contribution may not be forthcoming....
  • Abbas seeks legitimacy in Palestinian strategy splurge

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Rather than keep his cards close to his chest, President Mahmoud Abbas is playing them all at once in a confusing effort to advance Palestinian statehood and bolster his own fragile legitimacy. In the past few weeks, he...
  • Israel rejects link of Ukraine crisis to anti-Semitism

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel played down on Thursday suggestions that anti-Semitism in Ukraine is linked to Kiev's standoff with Russia, offering a more measured assessment than the Kremlin or the United States as it avoids taking sides in the East-West...