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  • British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

    British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
    The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
  • Jordanian lawmakers trade tirades, leaving female members fuming

    Jordan’s Parliament is no stranger to tumult, having hosted scenes of enraged members chucking ashtrays at each other and even pulling out guns during heated arguments. But this week’s performance was a stunner even by the legislature’...
  • Parliament House files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Parliament House files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    Parliament House, a gay resort and entertainment complex, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday citing $15.5 million in debt. The 4.5-acre complex defaulted on loans during the recession in 2009 and has been locked into a foreclosure and refinancing...
  • U.S. voters cast votes in Iraq election: 'It's amazing'

    U.S. voters cast votes in Iraq election: 'It's amazing'
    Iraqi-American Agnes Merza of Morton Grove said she made sure she was first in line Sunday at her local polling place to vote in her home country's election. "It's amazing," she said after casting her ballot at the Assyrian National Council in Skokie,...
  • EU adds 15, including key Russian leaders, to Ukraine sanctions list

    EU adds 15, including key Russian leaders, to Ukraine sanctions list
    The European Union on Tuesday named Russia’s military chief of staff, deputy prime minister and other members of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle as new targets of sanctions in response to the worsening political tumult and security...
  • Jinkx Monsoon brings 'Vaudevillians' back to Orlando

    Jinkx Monsoon brings 'Vaudevillians' back to Orlando
    WHAT: Jinkx Monsoon, a winner of TV reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race," and Major Scales bring their two-person comedy "The Vaudevillians" back to Orlando's Parliament House for a return engagement. The show sold out during its Orlando debut in January....
  • European official decries separatist violence in eastern Ukraine

    As pro-Russia separatists clubbed their way into another regional government headquarters in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, a top official of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe appealed for restoration of the "rule of law" and the...
  • Resentment is growing within the EU ranks

    Resentment is growing within the EU ranks
    Fringe groups in Germany have a harrowing history. But the latest one, says Hugh Bronson, has the right idea. Founded last year, the protest party Alternative for Germany has made a splash with its ominous warnings of Germany being held back by the...
  • Police say 42 killed in Odessa in worst violence of Ukraine crisis

    A clash Friday between supporters of Ukrainian unity and Russian-backed separatists in the Black Sea port of Odessa left 42 people dead and scores injured, police said. Thirty of the victims died of smoke inhalation after a fire was set in the central...
  • Narendra Modi sworn in as Indian prime minister, heralding change

    Narendra Modi was sworn in Monday as India's 15th prime minister, offering a new, more conservative government to a country thirsty for economic change. The ceremony at the presidential palace in New Delhi was notable for the presence of Pakistani Prime...
  • France's far-right National Front basks in election victory

    France's far-right National Front basks in election victory
    Fresh from a stunning victory at the polls, the leader of France's far-right National Front said Tuesday she was confident of finding allies in the newly elected European Parliament who would form a powerful bloc opposed to the European Union, immigration...