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Portland's acting city manager has chosen a new director of the city's Health and Human Services Department.
Before that, Stiles was president of Maine's largest mental health agency, Spurwink Services, for about six years.
After a highly publicized trial in an emergency state security court, 23 of the men were convicted and sentenced to prison terms of one to five years for immoral behavior and contempt of religion.
Egypt's crackdown on gays and atheists is taking place as the country of nearly 90 million people appears to be steadily moving to the right, with jingoism and xenophobia dominating the media as the army and security forces battle Islamic militants waging a campaign of violence against them in the Sinai Peninsula.
Authorities say the nation's national interests must take precedence over everything else so Egypt can be spared the fate of countries like Syria, ravaged by a three-year-old civil war, or neighboring Libya, where radical Islamic militias control large swathes of the vast oil-rich nation.
Combining the findings of three earlier reports, the conclusions of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are expected to be that global warming is man-made, already having an impact and potentially irreversible unless the world curbs greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is hoping to give Republican Gov. Paul LePage a final boost in the tight three-man governor's race.
Christie will urge Republicans to get to the polls Tuesday to help LePage over the finish line in the race with Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler.
Germany's attacking midfielder Julian Draxler could be out of action until after the winter break following an injury in Schalke's Bundesliga victory over Augsburg.
Draxler limped off the field in the opening minutes of Friday's 1-0 win.
Schalke general manager Horst Heldt said on the club's website that Draxler appears to have "a serious muscle injury" and he doesn't expect Draxler to play again in the season's first half.
Draxler was on Germany's World Cup-winning squad.