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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.
  • Bahrain detains Shi'ite rights activist on arrival at airport

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities detained prominent human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja on Saturday on her arrival at the Gulf state's airport, her mother told Reuters. Maryam is the daughter of Shi'ite Muslim activist Abdulhadi Abdulla Hubail...

    Macau 're-elects' new leader as authorities stifle democratic rumblings

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, re-elected its leader and sole candidate Fernando Chui on Sunday, a widely expected result after the pro-China government stifled an unofficial referendum on democracy. Chui was returned...

    China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students

    Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges — last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, some in China are grousing that the SAT may impose American...

    Hal Finney dies at 58; software developer and privacy activist

    Software developer Hal Finney was a privacy activist — he was a key developer of PGP, the world's most-used encryption program for email, and he made crucial refinements to bitcoin digital currency. But Finney was hardly secretive or reclusive....