Politics and Elections News

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a tough stance on Europe and tax cuts for millions in a speech designed to rally the Conservative faithful and sway other voters ahead of a national election next year.Cameron close ...more

Reuters News - 17 mins ago

By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Max Irons may come from an illustrious acting family and has already had a taste of Hollywood, but he is very conscious of the empty and fleeting nature of fame and fortune. That awareness helped t ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits.Presenting the 2015 budget on Wednesday, ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn't decided yet whether he'll run for president.But he says in a nationally broadcast interview that his decision will hang on the answers he gives himself to three critical questions.Chris ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's controversial choice for the European Commission declared his support for closer European financial integration at the start of an expected tough confirmation hearing in the European Parlia ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Wednesday his government would no longer deploy peacekeepers in "impossible" missions like the Golan Heights, where Filipino forces were attacked by Syrian insurgents.President Benigno Aqu ...more

Reuters News - 57 mins ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he would not consider restricting Internet access for Russian users but warned of a sharp rise in cyber attacks on state domains since the Ukraine crisis began. His remarks were i ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

(Reuters) - Brookfield Asset Management has won the auction for Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel, said a source familiar with the situation. The company bid $110 million for the casino complex, topping a $90-million bid by Florida ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's media and the country's boxing community both believe that L Sarita Devi was "robbed in the ring" by biased judges in her lightweight semi-final bout at the Asian Games in South Korea. Local favorite Park Ji-na w ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's top public health worker union said on Wednesday it wanted a 15 percent across-the-board wage increase and would begin a series of protest marches over poor government services this week. National Educa ...more