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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
  • US troops arrive in Ukraine for training exercises

    About 300 US Army paratroopers on Friday arrived in Ukraine for training exercises with national guard units, a move criticized by Moscow and eastern Ukraine's Russia-backed separatist rebels. The troops, from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade,...

    Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

    A Beijing court sentenced a veteran Chinese journalist to seven years in prison Friday on charges of leaking a document detailing the Communist Party leadership's resolve to aggressively target civil society and press freedom as a threat to its monopoly...

    Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?

    Popping the question: Which GOP candidates would go to a gay wedding?
     When it comes to attending a gay wedding, not all presidential aspirants say “I do.” It sounded at first like a simple, if unusual, question to ask a potential leader of the free world: Would you go to a same-sex wedding? But it is fast...

    Inside Yarmouk: Islamic State deepens Palestinian misery

    For weeks, Islamic State militants, aided by Al Nusra Front, waged a street war in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp against Aknaf Beit al-Maqdis, an anti-government battalion. Snipers targeted anything that moved. The Syrian government also launched...