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  • Illinois pension reform law challenges to be argued next month

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Challenges to Illinois' pension reform law remained on track for a ruling by yearend after a judge on Wednesday ordered both sides back in court next month to argue their cases. Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John Belz, who is...
  • Modi's Indian welfare reforms may need to be bigger and bolder

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Kamla Rani, a 50-year-old housewife living in a run-down area of New Delhi, baulks at the idea of having heavily subsidized food benefits replaced by money deposited in a bank account. "How can we believe the government will pay...
  • Factbox: India's complex welfare system

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a bank account for every Indian household under a push to end "financial untouchability" that could revolutionize how the state aids poor people. Yet the complexity of India's $50 billion in...
  • Paul Gallagher: Get a 401(k) or die poor

    If you work for a company that doesn't offer a retirement plan, hand the boss this column. If he is a grouch, slip it under his door while he's out. Here's why. The data make it clear that a retirement plan at work is the best guarantee that you won't...
  • Venezuelan opposition head seeks 2015 vote gains, and 'Caribbean Norway'

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new opposition chief is targeting 2015 parliamentary elections as a springboard to end more than 15 years of socialist rule. Given its huge oil reserves and relatively small population of 29 million, Venezuela should not...
  • Oct. 6 Letters: Politics, sports and domestic abuse, MRAPS, seniors

    Listed below are some quirky tidbits of life today that make me feel out of step: 1. We are told to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are told to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Am I missing something?...
  • McAuliffe chides aide over Puckett phone message

    RICHMOND – News that Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff dangled a state job in front of former state Sen. Phil Puckett in a desperate effort to keep him in the Senate opened a new window this week into the behind-the-scenes machinations that...
  • In Brazil, Rousseff to face pro-business candidate in runoff; socialist falters

    RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilians on Sunday chose President Dilma Rousseff and former Gov. Aecio Neves for an Oct. 26 runoff, dealing a stinging rebuke to the once-surging candidacy of socialist Marina Silva. The election for the presidency of South America's...
  • Somali American fights militant Islamist recruiters in U.S. heartland

    Somali American fights militant Islamist recruiters in U.S. heartland
    For seven years, youth leader Abdirizak Bihi has waged a personal battle against an elusive foe: religious extremists using sophisticated online tactics to lure young Somali Americans abroad as militant foot soldiers and suicide bombers. Many of these...
  • Special report: Why Brazil's would-be first black president trails among blacks

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilians could make history this month by electing Marina Silva, the daughter of impoverished rubber tappers from the Amazon, as their first black president. Yet Silva is trailing incumbent President Dilma Rousseff, who is white,...
  • Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers

    Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers
    Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed two little-noticed bills that would have expanded a special injury leave program that pays California's emergency responders 100% of their salaries, tax-free, when they're out with claimed ailments. Monday's action came a day...