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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.
  • Syrian war plane crashes near Islamic State-held city: resident

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian war plane crashed near the Islamic State-controlled city of Raqqa on Tuesday, a resident said, and a group that tracks violence in the war said a number of people had been wounded on the ground. It was not immediately clear...

    Russia says weapons from NATO states would abet war crimes in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Parliamentary Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Tuesday any deliveries of weapons from NATO countries to Kiev would be abetting war crimes being committed in eastern Ukraine. Earlier this month, a senior Ukrainian official...

    Border agency reports fewer immigrant deaths

    Border agency reports fewer immigrant deaths
    Although the number of immigrants caught illegally crossing the Southwest border increased this summer, the number of border deaths decreased, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported 284 migrant deaths on the border for the...

    New voting strategy, atheists, and assault: Letters

    New voting strategy, atheists, and assault: Letters
    New voting strategy It seems like for at least the past 10 years, I have ended up voting for the person I least dislike. Election after election, either local or national, state or federal, I'm amazed at what's left on the ballot to vote for. I...