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Sep 21, 2014

Afghanistan commission names Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai president

Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoi... #Afghanistan #Ashraf Ghani

Sep 21, 2014

Afghanistan political rivals sign power-sharing deal

Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday, ending months of wrangling over the outcome of June's runoff election... #Afghanistan #Ashraf Ghani

Sep 21, 2014

Ex-leader cited in U.K. win

KIRKCALDY, Scotland -- Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. When Gordon Brown ended a disappointing three years as British prime minister in 2010, few would have credited him as the man most likely to swing a popular vote ever again. Yet the former Lab... #Gordon Brown #London #Scotland #United Kingdom #Glasgow #Labor Party #Alex Salmond #National Party

Sep 21, 2014

The World in Brief

Embattled Yemeni areas under curfew SANA, Yemen -- Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sana, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building during heavy clashes. The Supreme ... #Florida #Venezuela #Caracas #Al-Qaeda #Hugo Chavez #Yemen #Facebook #Muslim Brotherhood

Sep 21, 2014

Putin foe Khodorkovsky 'willing to lead Russia'

Ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who spent a decade in jail after challenging the Kremlin, openly stated his political More..... #Florida #Venezuela #Caracas #Al-Qaeda #Hugo Chavez #Yemen #Facebook #Muslim Brotherhood

Sep 21, 2014

Town stunned as Winchester High football star killed in auto wreck

Winchester residents are reeling after a single-car crash yesterday claimed the life of a 17-year-old captain of the high school football team and three-sport varsity athlete who friends described as a big-hearted, hard-working kid who was always smi... #Florida #Venezuela #Caracas #Al-Qaeda #Hugo Chavez #Yemen #Facebook #Muslim Brotherhood

Sep 21, 2014

The American Right Wing Is In A Death Spiral Of Denial And Racism

When future historians look back at early 21st century politics, they will note that the political right was engaged in a level of denial not seen since since the band kept playing as the Titanic sank. The election of a black man to the White House t... #Florida #Venezuela #Caracas #Al-Qaeda #Hugo Chavez #Yemen #Facebook #Muslim Brotherhood

Sep 21, 2014

The government is PPS-ing all over us

So, this thick envelope comes through the letterbox. It lands on the floor and lies there, breathing heavily, radiating a sense of threat. Ah, says I to myself, it must be from Phil Hogan. A billet-doux from the departing giant of Irish politics - of... #Hogan (designer) #Phil Hogan (politician) #Alan Kelly (politician)

Sep 21, 2014

Keller @ Large: Body Language Expert Don Khoury Analyzes Baker, Coakley

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller sat down with body language expert Don Khoury to analyze politicians' non-verbal communication skills... #Barack Obama #Martha Coakley

Sep 21, 2014

Afghanistan power-sharing deal ends months of political gridlock

Reformist Ashraf Ghani will become president, while his rival Abdullah Abdullah will be able to fill new role of chief executive Ashraf Ghani, a former World Bank economist, has been officially declared the new president of Afghanistan, after three m... #Afghanistan #World Bank #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah