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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 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 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... #ESPN #New York Jets #Rex Ryan #Stephen Hill

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... #ESPN #New York Jets #Rex Ryan #Stephen Hill

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 21, 2014

Will: Cupcake theory explains all from Ferguson to Iraq

In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans' comprehensi... #Iraq #South Carolina #Missouri #NASA #East Germany

Aug 21, 2014

Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

(AP) -- Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. His e... #Northern Ireland #Dublin, Ireland #John Major #Albert Reynolds #Fianna Fail #Irish Republican Army #Labour Party (Ireland) #Bill Clinton #Gerry Adams #Sinn Fein
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