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  • U.S. won't stand in way of Venezuela's U.N. Security Council bid

    UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not stand in the way of Venezuela securing a temporary seat on the U.N. Security Council in 2015-16 after Latin American and Caribbean states unanimously endorsed its bid, U.N. diplomats and U....
  • U.S. Senate Democrats propose exit tax for inverting companies

    U.S. Senate Democrats propose exit tax for inverting companies
    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Two Senate Democrats want to force U.S. companies to pay an exit tax on any profits held overseas if the companies decide to reincorporate abroad to cut their tax bills, the latest in a slew of proposals to stem such...
  • With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming

     With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming
    The scene outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday was not billed as a campaign event for Gov. Jerry Brown. But it had the makings of one. A few steps from the concrete footprints of Clark Gable and Bette Davis, the Democratic governor...
  • Long-awaited Lake Shore fire station moves forward

    Long-awaited Lake Shore fire station moves forward
    There's barely room for the fire engines. The water isn't fit to drink. The safety equipment isn't up to modern standards. The Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Department's station in Pasadena is well past its prime. So it was with some sense of community...
  • Judge orders additional competency evaluations for man accused in stabbing

    Judge orders additional competency evaluations for man accused in stabbing
    Baltimore County prosecutors will attempt Friday to resume the murder trial of Jeffrey Shiflett, whose courtroom outbursts caused a judge to call for additional psychiatric evaluations. The Annapolis man is accused of stabbing his former girlfriend to...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • Notes and notables

    Get the picture? When someone is arrested and booked, that person gets photographed. These "booking mugs" have become a part of the American culture, from ghastly celebrity pics to the burgeoning online galleries of everyday felony suspects. So we...
  • Yale Bowl 100-Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off In New Haven

    Yale Bowl 100-Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off In New Haven
    NEW HAVEN – When it was completed in 1914, Yale Bowl was a sight to see: circular, epic and largest amphitheater raised since the Roman Coliseum, where gladiators represented more than an athletic metaphor. Of course, the Bowl soon would host its...
  • Italian economy may contract this year: economy minister

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy may contract in 2014 for the third consecutive year, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said on Tuesday, following negative forecasts from Italy's employers' lobby and the Organisation of Economic Growth and Development....
  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...
  • In Northern Europe, classical music abounds

    In Northern Europe, classical music abounds
    Berlin, Dresden and Leipzig form a neat triangle in the middle of what was once the German Democratic Republic, now a thriving composite venue for some of the best classical music to be heard anywhere. While the classical music scene relaxes for summer in...