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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.
  • Exit of Guerrero state governor seen as too little in Mexico

    The government of President Enrique Peña Nieto is hoping that Thursday's removal from office of the governor of Guerrero state will lower the explosive tension roiling the nation over the Sept. 26 disappearance of 43 college students. But Gov. Angel...

    Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared. Reyhaneh...

    The Week in Pictures | October 20 – 26, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The threat of Ebola dominated the news this week with the announcement that Nina Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola is free of the virus and a New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola is in...

    Iran hangs woman for killing her alleged rapist

    Rejecting pleas from human rights groups, Iran on Saturday hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she had said was trying to rape her. Reyhaneh Jabbari,  27, was hanged at dawn, the official IRNA news agency reported. In a protracted court case,...