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Aug 26, 2014

French Government Crisis Is About Power, Not Economy

France is about to get a third center-left government under Socialist President François Hollande in an internal party power play that risks to aggravate the country's economic predicament and add turmoil to confusion in a political cacophony set to ...

Aug 06, 2014

Elites Tremble as Xi Cleans House

China's World: The dragnet around former security chief Zhou Yongkang, a scenario playing out around officials all over China, indicates a wider political purpose in President Xi's anticorruption campaign... #China #Zhou Yongkang

Aug 31, 2014

LIPA's power decisions fueled by 'incompetence or political agendas,' experts say

The Long Island Power Authority's decadelong spending spree on a portfolio of long-term, high-priced power sources locked out competition, enriched a handful of politically connected developers, and left ratepayers on the hook for decades of exorbita... #Long Island Power Authority #Caithness #Long Island, NY #Setauket, NY #Yaphank, NY

Aug 31, 2014

Pakistan's army instructs prime minister Sharif to act without violence

Protests led by Imran Khan continue while the government is at pains to avoid an ugly standoff with demonstrators Pakistan's army has instructed the country's embattled government to solve its political crisis without violence on Sunday following a n... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan

Aug 28, 2014

Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

(AP) -- Pakistan's powerful military returned to the political arena on Thursday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over... #India #Pakistan #Pervez Musharraf #Mohammad Asif #Nawaz Sharif #Taliban #Imran Khan

Aug 29, 2014

Stephen Hill doesn't seem too worried about being cut

Stephen Hill just shrugged and smiled at the crowd of reporters surrounding him in the visitors' locker room. The former second-round pick politely fielded questions about his up-and-down preseason and his chances of making it past this weekend's ros... #ESPN #New York Jets #Rex Ryan #Stephen Hill

Aug 31, 2014

Vladimir Putin calls on Kiev to enter 'statehood' talks for south-east Ukraine

Russian president's spokesman plays down interview remarks as key port city of Mariupol prepares for possible rebel assault Vladimir Putin has called on Kiev to enter discussions on "statehood" for the south-east regions of Ukraine a day after the EU... #Vladimir Putin #United States #Russia #European Union #Ukraine #Europe

Aug 26, 2014

David Wright could be lowered in lineup as he fights through slump

At the end of a rough night, one of many in a season filled with them, David Wright quickly gathered his belongings so that he might enjoy a few hours of relief. From the time he rises, until the moment he walks out of the Mets clubhouse, baseball do... #David Wright #New York Mets #Terry Collins

Aug 26, 2014

Real Madrid will miss Ángel di Maria who is better than Lionel Messi

Manchester Uniteds £60m signing, Ángel di María, is a player Real Madrid might have bought if they had not already got him There may have been mischief in Diego Simeones words but there was truth too. Atlético Madrids manager was analysing the Spanis... #Lisbon #Carlo Ancelotti #Real Madrid #Cristiano Ronaldo #Gareth Bale #Diego #Manchester United

Aug 28, 2014

Network Rail joins the public sector: but don't call it 'nationalisation'

On Monday, the track operator will be answerable to parliament to a chorus of executives and MPs playing the change down It is June 2029, and the last train run by a private company rolls into platform 28 of the new Euston mega-station. The moment is... #Lisbon #Carlo Ancelotti #Real Madrid #Cristiano Ronaldo #Gareth Bale #Diego #Manchester United