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- Putin declares Sochi Paralympics open amid Ukrainian protest
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- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
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The sister-in-law of an English woman who died and left her fortune to the Conservative Party is crying foul, saying the entire family was liberal-minded and the political betrayal smacked of "spite."
Sweden's sports minister says she will snub the opening ceremony at the Sochi Olympics for political reasons.
"Just 25 percent self-ID as Republican; independents soar to record 42 percent" (Web, Jan. 8) shows just how confused and messed up the GOP brand really is. Most of the friends with whom I speak about this think we need to do away with the GOP label altogether and call ourselves "Conservatives" instead.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The government refused to comment on a newspaper report on Wednesday that Australia is buying lifeboats to carry asylum seekers back to Indonesian islands.
Richard Davenport-Hines was an eight-year-old schoolboy then, but such things had even percolated into the cloistered world of his prep school. Asked to name a word beginning with a vowel, he innocently picked one he had seen in a servant's newspaper — orgy — which promptly earned him a caning. Soon, the headmaster was lecturing the boys about banning Ian Fleming's "Dr. No" from the school on the grounds that it was sadistic, a term our author also did not know. Half a century later, he has given us a marvelously lively and evocative account of that pivotal year, which saw the downfall of a prime minister and paved the way for a socialist government to be elected in 1964.
A British lawmaker with a stammering problem says that his speech impediment has caused him to lose political favor and that he's suffered greatly — both personally and in his career — because the twitterings and criticisms of fellow parliamentarians.
House Speaker John A. Boehner is not done with the Affordable Care Act; there's some health stealth in mind to undermine Obamacare — we're talking smart and pesky tactics rather than one big, bunker-busting bomb here.
One of Britain’s leading Conservative Party politicians, Nigel Evans, resigned as deputy speaker of the House of Commons on Tuesday evening over charges of sexual offenses against seven men.
Iranian opposition leaders and their U.S. and European supporters are urging President Obama to draw a "red line" in Iraq — a week after gunmen killed 52 Iranian dissidents at a refugee camp north of Baghdad.