Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
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A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.
Texas is the first major test for U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder since the Supreme Court last year struck down a key part of the federal Voting Rights Act.
At least four U. N. peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a spokesman said.
U. N. troops are now trying to stabilize the north, and peace talks have begun between the Malian government and Tuaregs, who maintain a heavy presence in Kidal and have pushed back against the authority of the Bamako-based government.
"A peace process is under way, some want to compromise it, that's totally unacceptable and irresponsible," Bert Koenders, the U.
A parrot that flew the coop from a show Friday at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg wasn't gone for long.
Owner Chris Brio says he recovered the young scarlet macaw named Drago on Friday evening in a tree in the area where he had been searching.
The Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1A1WILW ) someone spotted the bird and told fair officials who called Brio.
Drago is part of the "Pirate's Parrot" show where fairgoers have their pictures taken and the trained birds swoop down and grab money held aloft.
Information from: Daily Record, http://www.kvnews.com
Aside from Jose Altuve, who leads the majors with 189 hits, Carter has put together one of the best seasons of any Astro.
Most of the team toils in relative obscurity after years of losing, but Carter is little known even by Houston standards.
An insurer has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by former Wyoming County Council on Aging director Bob Graham over its refusal to provide a defense for him after he was sued by the state.
The settlement, if approved by the U. S. District Court in Bluefield, would end a long legal battle, both civil and criminal, over Graham's tenure as the director of the aging council and another nonprofit, All Care Home and Community Services.