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  • Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound

    Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. said Tuesday it would buy the Tim Hortons coffee-and-doughnut chain for about $11.4 billion and place the new firm's headquarters in Canada, where the corporate tax rate is lower than in the U.S. The cash-and-stock deal...
  • Court hears arguments on voters having to prove citizenship

    One day before Arizona’s primary election, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of voters having to prove citizenship through a passport or birth certificate before they can register to...
  • Terrence Carter's Ph.D. Award Date Arrives, But Doctorate Doesn't

    Terrence Carter's Ph.D. Award Date Arrives, But Doctorate Doesn't
    Embattled New London school superintendent candidate Terrence P. Carter had been scheduled to receive his Ph.D. in education Monday from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. — but that didn't happen. "I can confirm that Terrence Carter does not...
  • Rival second Libyan assembly chooses own PM as chaos spreads

    Rival second Libyan assembly chooses own PM as chaos spreads
    BENGHAZI Libya/CAIRO (Reuters) - The Libyan parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened on Monday and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies, each...
  • U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing military options, including surveillance flights, to pressure Islamic State in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, but they cautioned no decision had been made to expand U.S. action beyond the...
  • Esty Receives Backing of National Veterans Group

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty's reelection effort is a getting a boost from a non-partisan national veterans publication. Veterans Vision, which is published by the Center for American Homeless Veterans, cited Esty's advocacy on behalf of veterans. The...
  • Who will stand up for the Christians?

    Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? In Europe and in the United States, we have witnessed demonstrations over the tragic deaths of Palestinians who have been used as human shields by Hamas, the...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...
  • Carl Wilgus: How to continue growth of tourism industry

    The Pennsylvania economy is a powerhouse, boasting scores of industries that measurably contribute annually to our state's growth and the health of the U.S. economy. Our traditional agricultural and manufacturing bases have been bolstered by our recent...
  • Don't reduce protection for endangered waters: Editorial

    Don't reduce protection for endangered waters: Editorial
    Florida's leaders would be poorly cast in a Hollywood blockbuster called "Guardians of the Waterways." Many of the state's rivers and springs have been in a steady decline for years from pollution and excessive groundwater pumping. Yet lawmakers...
  • More than 200 years later, time to remake Constitution?

    In 1787, the wisest political minds met in Philadelphia ostensibly to revise the Articles of Confederation. However, the Founders of our Constitution knew that the articles were inadequate to meet the needs of 19th-century America, and could not be simply...