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  • Russia seeks to undermine May 25 election, says Ukraine PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday that Russian special forces were operating in eastern Ukraine to undermine a presidential election due on May 25 and he called on Moscow to pull them out. At a news conference...
  • Islamists kill second Somali lawmaker, threaten more attacks

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist rebels shot dead a Somali lawmaker on Tuesday, a day after blowing up one of his colleagues in his car, and vowed to keep killing politicians and wreck efforts to secure the country. Al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab told...
  • Wage cuts make Spain's recovery a long, painful path

    MADRID (Reuters) - Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. Now, almost half her colleagues have been fired and the 61-year-old grandmother is cleaning the same bed sheets, nurses' scrubs and towels as before for half the pay....
  • U.S. business lobby says market access concerns in China growing

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Multinational firms are planning to invest less in China because of market access barriers and slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy, a U.S. business lobby said on Tuesday. China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-...
  • US explores a Wi-Fi network for Cuba, but denies it's operational

    A program financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development to develop the technology for a Wi-Fi network in Cuba has not been deployed on the island and is under review, a USAID spokesman said Monday. USAID approved the grant to the Open...
  • United Way presents clear vision for future

    The Lehigh Valley is fortunate to have a United Way organization, staff and volunteers who: •Have a clear, eight-year vision of achievable results working with community and corporate partners, local government and volunteers. •Have...
  • Oddball bills stand out in Congress

    Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
  • Exclusive: U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on...
  • Syria to hold presidential elections on June 3

    Syria to hold presidential elections on June 3
    DAMASCUS, Syria — Presidential elections will be held in Syria on June 3, the government announced Monday, even as a mortar barrage on the capital highlighted the relentless violence in the country. President Bashar Assad is expected to run and...
  • Polish PM calls for EU energy union to end dependence on Russian gas

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union must create an energy union to secure its gas supply because the current dependence on Russian energy makes Europe weak, Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk wrote in an article in the Financial Times. Russia, which...
  • US drone strikes came despite Yemen's hopes to limit them

    SANAA, Yemen A series of U.S. government drone strikes in Yemen over recent days has brought into sharp relief divisions among the country's rulers over how to rein in a program that they've long supported. Only last week, a top Yemeni military...