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  • South Florida politicians express concern about Venezuela

    South Florida politicians express concern about Venezuela
    The U.S. could impose limited, targeted sanctions as a way to make things difficult for the Venezuelan government led by President Nicolas Maduro, U.S. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston said Monday. But she warned such an action would have to be taken...
  • Democrats, Republicans at odds over way Florida runs elections

    Democrats, Republicans at odds over way Florida runs elections
    Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws. The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
  • Israel uses search for kidnapped teens to crack down on Hamas

    Israel on Wednesday was pursuing a two-fold mission in the West Bank: Find three Israeli teenagers presumed to have been kidnapped last week and crack down on the Palestinian militant organization Hamas. The three yeshiva students -- Gilad Shaar and...
  • Florida voting looks smooth for this year, but problems predicted for next presidential election

    Florida voting looks smooth for this year, but problems predicted for next presidential election
    Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections. "We might not see the same type of problems...
  • Payment issued to 4,900 unemployed, state says

    Payment issued to 4,900 unemployed, state says
    Unemployment benefits have been issued to 4,900 Florida residents whose  benefits have been delayed by Florida's $63 million flawed online filing system, the state said Tuesday evening. "Payments should begin arriving on Wednesday," said Jessica Sims,...
  • Danny Adkins and Wayne Pacell: Florida's sport of queens needs de-coupling

    It is no secret that interest in greyhound racing has been rapidly deteriorating. The sport of queens, once Florida's highest revenue-generating form of gambling, is on life support, and more than ever a danger to the health and safety of its subjects,...
  • After Heartbleed bug, OpenSSL president calls for more support

    After Heartbleed bug, OpenSSL president calls for more support
    The president of the OpenSSL Foundation said the organization needs more support from companies and governments that use its software so that it can be better equipped to spot and fix flawed pieces of code such as the Heartbleed bug. The OpenSSL...
  • Dr. Timothy D. Baker, Hopkins professor of international health

    Dr. Timothy D. Baker, Hopkins professor of international health
    Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88. His...
  • Letters: Still debating the Soledad cross

    Re "Take down that cross," Editorial, Dec. 19 The solution to the controversy over the removal or retention of Christian symbols on government land is very simple: Change the Constitution. The main argument of those who support the retention of...
  • Edward Snowden breaks silence to declare his mission accomplished

    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who had been keeping a low profile in Moscow since being granted asylum there in August, has broken out of his seclusion with a lengthy interview with the Washington Post and a recorded television address to be aired in...
  • Reform The Rubber-Stamp Spying Court

    As the world learned from former government contractor Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency had, shockingly, been given the equivalent of a free pass under the Patriot Act to spy on virtually every American every day. A free pass, that is, until...