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Brazil Congress to investigate Petrobras deal, senator says Brazil's Congress will likely move forward with a special investigation of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the Senate's leader said on Thursday in a move that could impair President Dilma Rousseff's chances for re-election. A
Yahoo! News | Mar 27, 2014 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt's Sisi to run for president, vows to tackle militancy By Tom Perry and Mahmoud Mourad CAIRO (Reuters) - Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who ousted Egypt's first freely elected leader, declared his candidacy on Wednesday for a presidential election he is expected to easily win. Sisi toppled Mohamed Mur
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2014 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt army presents Sisi resignation to president: report CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military leadership was presenting Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's resignation from his post of defense minister at a meeting with the interim head of state on Wednesday, the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported o
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2014 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Campaigning starts in Algeria election likely to re-elect Bouteflika By Patrick Markey ALGIERS (Reuters) - Campaigning for Algeria's election opened on Sunday with the man expected to win, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, starting his race not with a speech or a mass rally, but with a letter. With questions lingering a
Yahoo! News | Mar 23, 2014 6:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Brazil's president holds wide lead ahead of re-election bid: poll By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is holding on to her wide lead over potential rivals and would win a second term outright in the October 5 general election, according to a poll published on Thursday. Despite Brazi
Yahoo! News | Mar 21, 2014 03:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In subtle moves, Hillary Clinton creates distance from Obama By Gabriel Debenedetti NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just over a year after leaving her job as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has offered views on foreign policy that analysts said seem part of an effort to distance herself from the Obama administration as sh
Yahoo! News | Mar 20, 2014 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama: Massachusetts' Patrick would make great president President Barack Obama said on Wednesday Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick - a rising Democratic star - would make "a great president or vice president" but will likely take a break when his eighth and final year as state chief executive ends
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2014 11:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Illinois Governor Quinn to face businessman Rauner in November election By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Businessman Bruce Rauner narrowly won the Republican nomination on Tuesday to challenge Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, a Democrat who is seen as deeply vulnerable in this left-leaning state ahead of the November electi
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2014 04:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jim Oberweis wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois: media (Reuters) - Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis, who owns a dairy business, has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois, according to WGN-TV. Oberweis, 67, will take on veteran U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, in November. Oberweis
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2014 01:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama health plan would cover 31 million uninsured Reuters - The White House unveiled President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the health insurance system on Monday that it said would provide coverage for 31 million uninsured Americans and set up federal monitoring of private insurers' rate increases.
Yahoo! News | Feb 22, 2010 3:06 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend