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  • Kerry condemns anti-Semitic leaflet in eastern Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to call on Jews to register with separatist, pro-Russian authorities. Though purported authors of the...
  • Judge keeps Corbett challenger on ballot, but GOP plans appeal

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett is one step closer to facing a challenger in the May primary. Commonwealth Court Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt on Tuesday rejected the state GOP's attempt to remove Republican Bob Guzzardi from the May 20 primary ballot...
  • Mount Dora to host two Indonesian visitors learning about American government

    Mount Dora to host two Indonesian visitors learning about American government
    MOUNT DORA — Officials will show a pair of Indonesian government officials how they go about the business of running a thriving American small town during a visit that is part of a U.S. State Department program. Putut Purwandono, a city economic and...
  • World travel: News affecting world travel

     World travel: News affecting world travel
    Nicaragua: Aftershocks continued to rattle the country after three earthquakes of magnitudes ranging between 5.1 and 6.7 killed two residents and injured dozens near Managua. Officials urged people to sleep outside because the quakes may have...
  • A playful, positive book by Twitter founder Biz Stone

    Biz Stone is the other Twitter founder. Not the one who first came up with the idea, not the one with the original investment, but the founder famous for donning a nutty professor costume to introduce the messaging platform to the world in a comic...
  • Iraqi-American man convicted of killing wife in California

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - An Iraqi-American man was found guilty by a San Diego jury on Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a killing that was first investigated as a hate crime because of a threatening note found at the scene. Kassim Alhimidi, 49,...
  • U.S. releases $450 million of frozen Iranian funds after IAEA report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has taken steps to release a $450 million installment of frozen Iranian funds following a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verifying that Iran is living up to its part of a landmark nuclear...
  • Ukraine says Putin destabilizing country, wants to wreck election

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister on Thursday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of building a terrorist network in Ukraine to destabilize it and wreck its presidential election next month. Arseny Yatseniuk launched the broadside after...
  • Ann McFeatters: Why Hillary? The public awaits her answer

    WASHINGTON Well, Hillary Clinton has given us a lot to think about, again. If someone threw a shoe at you, would you (A) duck; (B) catch it to see what size it is and whether it fits; (C) laugh and say it's either a bat or you're at Cirque du Soleil....
  • New U.S. sanctions against Russia likely after Geneva meeting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions punishing Russia for its actions in Ukraine are likely to be announced as early as Friday if, as expected, a meeting between top foreign ministers in Geneva fails to produce significant progress. U.S. officials...
  • Jury begins deliberating in murder trial of Iraqi-American man

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating on Wednesday in the trial of an Iraqi-American man charged with murdering his wife in a case first investigated as a hate crime, following closing arguments in which prosecutors urged the panel to find him...