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  • Republicans push for more Iran sanctions as talks are extended

    WASHINGTON Monday's seven-month extension of talks about the Iranian nuclear program makes it very likely the Senate will vote on strengthening sanctions against Iran in the first part of 2015. Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican who will be...
  • Swiss museum to accept part of Nazi loot art trove

    A Swiss museum has reluctantly agreed to accept part of a billion-euro art bequest from the late Cornelius Gurlitt, a German recluse whose secret collection included masterpieces looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis. Christoph Schaeublin of the...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Democrats must address economic anxiety

    Albert R. Hunt: Democrats must address economic anxiety
    To recover from their debacle in the midterm elections, Democrats have seized on two questionable propositions: They lost mainly because of President Barack Obama's unpopularity, and the 2016 presidential election will be more favorable. Across the...
  • A permanent resolution

    A permanent resolution
    Whatever one thinks of President Barack Obama's action on immigration last week, it is no substitute for the type of comprehensive reform legislation that will settle the issue. The courts will be asked to consider the president's decision. They will...
  • McAuliffe: 'Huge headwinds' for Virginia economy | With Video

    McAuliffe: 'Huge headwinds' for Virginia economy | <span style=color:#ff0000><b> With Video </b></span>
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe emerged from a long morning meeting with state industry leaders concerned about "head winds" facing Virginia's economy, but mum on how his administration will react when it releases a new state budget draft next month. With...
  • Chamber events

    Chamber events
    A list of chamber of commerce events in South Florida. Central Palm Beach County Economic Forum Luncheon, The Impact of Health Care Reform on Your Business, with keynote speaker Jessica Waltman, senior vice president of the National Association of...
  • Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 18, including Streep, Wonder

    President Barack Obama onMonday presented the highest U.S. civilian honor, thePresidential Medal of Freedom, to 18 artists, politicians,writers, scholars and activists, including actress Meryl Streepand singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. "Not only have...
  • Sheridan Road in Highland Park marks 100th year

    Sheridan Road in Highland Park marks 100th year
    At 1 p.m. on Nov. 28, 1914, at the invitation of the Highland Park Business Men's Association, 115 motor vehicles drove single file north on Sheridan Road from the Congress Hotel to Forest Avenue in Highland Park. (The procession took several minor...
  • Hagel, under pressure, resigns as U.S. defense secretary

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the...
  • UPDATE 1-Obama administration criticizes potential tax extender deal

    The Obama administration on Monday criticized a potential deal in Congress to extend expiring tax breaks as "fiscally irresponsible," arguing that lawmakers would be favoring businesses over working families. "(Making) permanent expiring business...