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  • WEST BANK: Abbas says he is ready to meet Hamas in Gaza to end division

     
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday declared a new initiative to end the division in the Palestinian ranks. He announced at a meeting in Ramallah of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council that he is ready to travel &#...
  • Amid maneuvering, House panel reverses and approves Expedia bill

     
    One week after nearly derailing it, a Florida House panel Tuesday reversed course and signed off on a plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Priceline from higher taxes on hotel rooms booked through their websites. Amid a series of pa....
  • Amid maneuvering, House committee reverses course and advances Expedia bill

     
    One week after nearly derailing it, a Florida House panel Tuesday reversed course and signed off on a plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Priceline from higher taxes on hotel rooms booked through their websites. Amid a series of...
  • And Bethlehem's new council vice president is...

     
    Bethlehem City Council had only had two vice presidents in its its history. But the decision to appoint the second person to hold that position took the longest amount of time in recent memory, offering a rare glimpse at the politics of an all-...
  • Haiti: Michel Martelly wins presidential election, but who will be prime minister?

     
    Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly appears to be the winner in Haiti’s presidential election. The popular Kompa singer turned political candidate captured nearly twice as many votes as his opponent, former first lady and academic Mirlande...
  • Pop & Hiss Premiere: Funk legend Dennis Coffey's 'Knockabout'

     
    The Detroit guitarist Dennis Coffey-- session man on seminal recordings from the Temptations, the Dramatics, and the Parliaments, wah-wah soloist on "Psychedelic Shack" -- returns with a new album on Strut Records....
  • EGYPT: Court orders the dissolution of Mubarak's former ruling party

     
    Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court on Saturday disbanded the former ruling National Democratic Party that was headed by ousted President Hosni Mubarak. The move marked the further unraveling of the power structure that presided over the country'...
  • UAE: Arrests among apparent precautions to keep a lid on discontent

     
    Five activists are in detention and under investigation for posing a threat to state security as the broad crackdown on dissidents in the UAE continues. It's long been assumed that the authoritarian United Arab Emirates' oil riches would protect it......
  • ‘Confessions of a Mormon Boy’: One gay man’s story

     
    Playwright-actor Steven Fales is excitedly sharing a deep thought about dreams and hopes and inner peace and choices when he cuts himself off midsentence. “Whoa, I’m getting way out there,” he says with a chuckle. It’s easy to...
  • IRAN: Tehran squirms as crackdown by ally Syria creates global uproar

     
    Iranian officials and state-run media for as long as they could have turned a blind eye to the weeks-long unrest in Syria. But as the turbulence in Syria and international outrage over the hundreds killed gain momentum, many Iranian diplomats,......
  • EGYPT: Muslim Brotherhood announces new political party

     
    After struggling to form a legitimate political party for more than eight decades, the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's biggest and best-organized Islamic movement, has officially established its Freedom and Justice party, the group announced Saturday. "This...