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  • Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA

    Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA
    Frustration over continued mass shootings prompted Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana Tuesday to take aim at the National Rifle Association and its opposition to Florida gun control measures. She criticized Florida lawmakers for this year...
  • Court rules against Gov. Scott in county gun control fight

    Court rules against Gov. Scott in county gun control fight
    Palm Beach County this week won a key round in its legal fight aimed at reinstating local gun control laws across the state. A judge on Monday sided with the county by finding it unconstitutional for the governor to remove a county official from...
  • Poll: Most in U.S. support higher minimum wage, unless it costs jobs

    Poll: Most in U.S. support higher minimum wage, unless it costs jobs
    WASHINGTON — Most Americans support increasing the federal minimum wage, a top priority of President Obama, but not if it would cost the economy jobs, according to a new national poll. About 69% of respondents in the Bloomberg National Poll said...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Pope John Paul II set Vatican milestones on path to sainthood

    Pope John Paul II set Vatican milestones on path to sainthood
    Everything about Pope John Paul II was larger than life: his constant globetrotting, his naming of 483 saints -- more than all his predecessors combined -- and his 27 years in office, making him one of the longest serving pontiffs. The Polish pope...
  • Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas calls Holocaust 'most heinous crime'

    At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims. “What happened to the Jews...
  • Palestinian leader denounces Holocaust as 'heinous crime'

    At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims. But Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Syrian President Bashar Assad to run for reelection

    Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday he would seek reelection in balloting scheduled for June, the government announced, confirming a decision that had been widely expected. Official state media reported that Syrians “took out to the streets&...
  • Al Jazeera Files $150 Million Compensation Claim Against Egyptian Government

    Al Jazeera Media Network has filed a $150 million compensation claim against Egypt on the grounds that a crackdown by the country's military-backed government has damaged its investments there since July 2013. The Qatari-owned broadcaster, its...
  • European official decries separatist violence in eastern Ukraine

    As pro-Russia separatists clubbed their way into another regional government headquarters in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, a top official of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe appealed for restoration of the "rule of law" and the...