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Jim Yong Kim, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next World Bank President, stands in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2012. Kim is currently the president of Dartmouth College. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)

World Bank chief Kim acknowledges staff dissent over changes

- The Washington Times

The World Bank’s president acknowledged for the first time publicly on Friday internal clashes at the international lending institution, where hundreds of rank-and-file economists and staffers have walked off the jobs in recent weeks to protest what they say is management secrecy over budgets cuts and a massive structural reorganization.

This Dec. 31, 2013, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol in early morning light in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

House lawmakers grapple with Ebola both at home and abroad

- The Washington Times

A House oversight hearing Friday laid bare the sheer complexity of dealing with the global Ebola epidemic, as lawmakers toggled between the desperate plight in West Africa and concern that flawed policies have put Americans’ at risk on their own shores.

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Statement from Ted Bishop on his ouster

- Associated Press

Statement from Ted Bishop, who was removed as president of the PGA of America on Friday for sexist comments on social media directed at Ian Poulter:

FILE - In this June 3, 2014 file photo Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season. Many say they are not in a good position to make a judgment about the issue, then voice concern for the environment, the economy or both.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

- Associated Press

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

Ethnic foods thrive in Henrico restaurants

- Associated Press

If America really is a melting pot, then places like the corner of Quioccasin Road and Blue Jay Lane in western Henrico County are the hot, bubbly center of our national fondue.

Kentucky lawmaker to appear in court Nov. 5

Associated Press

A Kentucky lawmaker and a former mine reclamation inspector are scheduled to make their first court appearance after being charged with bribery on Nov. 5.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry,  speaks, during a joint press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 12, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says both of Afghanistan's presidential candidates are committed to abiding by the results of the "largest, most comprehensive audit" of the election runoff ballots possible. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

U.S. lets $3.6M TV trucks sit unused in Afghanistan: IG

- The Washington Times

The United States' top watchdog for federal spending in Afghanistan on Friday called for Secretary of State John Kerry to reconsider a contract for three television trucks that have been left to collect dust in Kabul at a cost of $3.6 million to taxpayers.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Governor nominee Kathy Hochul participate in a "Women for Cuomo" campaign event in New York, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing Cuomo in his bid for a second term.  Cuomo faces Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in the Nov. 4 general election. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

- Associated Press

Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.