Politics and Elections News

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops took effect on Se ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he had received a request from the United States to join the fight against extremists from the Islamic State group but rejected it because of Washington's "unclean intentions."Khamen ...more

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A major international organization has cut its growth forecast for the countries that use the euro and says the troubled currency union needs even more stimulus from the central bank and governments.The Organization for ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At least six terror suspects were arrested over the weekend in a raid on an al-Shabab cell that was apparently plotting an attack in this East African country, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday.Explosives were seize ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security — the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO def ...more

Reuters News - 45 mins ago

(Reuters) - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp <CTSH.O> said it would buy privately held healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion in cash. Cognizant said the deal would immediately add to adjusted profit. ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden says the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility in the South Pacific ...more

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By Sara Ledwith AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Beneath the low beams of a converted warehouse in Amsterdam lives a company with many of the attributes of a Silicon Valley startup, except that at less than a year old it has zero venture capital and say ...more

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(Reuters) - Funding levels for city and county pension plans rose almost 6 percent in 2013 from the previous year, according to a report released by Wilshire Consulting on Monday. In the study provided to Reuters, Wilshire estimated 109 state ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Relatives say that Egypt's most prominent activist who is standing retrial after being sentenced to 15 years in prison for violating to the country's draconian protest law, has been released on bail.Mona Seif, sister of blogger Alaa ...more