Former Hewlett-Packard boss Fiorina ends White House bid

Washington (AFP) – Republican Carly Fiorina, the outspoken former chief executive of Hewlett Packard who argued she would be the sharpest challenger against Democrat Hillary Clinton for the presidency, on Wednesday ended her White House bid. “While I suspend my … Continue reading


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Kasich’s NH showing could be tough to convert into more wins

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich spent time and money winning New Hampshire voters. Now he’s in next-to-vote South Carolina with a short supply of both. The Ohio governor finished second in New Hampshire’s primary, well … Continue reading


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Republicans Christie, Fiorina dropping White House bids

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump… Continue Reading » Read More … Continue reading


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Obama administration struggles to craft ceasefire in Syria

MUNICH (AP) — The Obama administration’s struggle to craft a ceasefire in Syria’s civil war has resulted in a confusing mix of shifting priorities that have exposed a policy toward Syria that few understand, and even fewer see working. As … Continue reading


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Sudan summons US envoy over draft UN sanctions resolution

Khartoum (AFP) – Sudan said Wednesday it summoned the top US diplomat in Khartoum to protest Washington’s sponsorship of a draft UN resolution extending sanctions over Darfur that could target gold mining. UN Security Council Resolution 1591, which was passed … Continue reading


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Arrested MPs will not have to be named

Commons votes to end automatic naming of arrested MPs 10 February 2016 From the section UK Politics Image copyright … Continue Reading »


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Concert hall at centre of Paris attacks to reopen late 2016

Paris (AFP) – The Bataclan concert hall in Paris, where 90 people were killed in the November jihadist attacks in the French capital, will undergo renovation and reopen its doors before the end of the year, the venue’s owners announced … Continue reading


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Liverpool owners scrap £77 ticket

Liverpool fans made their point to owners Fenway Sports Group – who replied with a 937-word open letter Liverpool’s owners have scrapped their controversial £77 ticket and apologised for the “distress caused” by last week’s pricing announcement. Thousands of fans … Continue reading


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Google: U.S. guidance crucial to development of self-driving cars

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Republicans Christie, Fiorina to quit White House bids

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election. … Continue reading


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Wisconsin’s Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pick

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? The question is much more than a ballot choice for Democrat Russ Feingold, whose hopes of reclaiming the Senate seat he held for 18 years rests with Wisconsin voters heavily invested in … Continue reading


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Bernie Sanders raises $5 mn since New Hampshire victory

Washington (AFP) – White House hopeful Bernie Sanders raised a staggering $5 million in the 18 hours since winning New Hampshire’s primary, his campaign announced Wednesday, further evidence he can mount a protracted Democratic nomination battle against Hillary Clinton. Sanders’ … Continue reading


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