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Top Afghan negotiator cautiously optimistic on peace prospects

KABUL (Reuters) – One of Afghanistan's top peace negotiators said he was cautiously optimistic about prospects for reconciliation with the Taliban and that all sides now realized a military solution to the war was not possible. Mohammad Masoom Sta…

Police: Man left with life-threatening injuries after assault

A man was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital with life-threatening injuries after police say he was assaulted New Years Eve.Click to Continue »

U.N. chief names East Timor’s Ramos-Horta envoy to Guinea-Bissau

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named Nobel Peace prize laureate and former president of East Timor, Jose Ramos-Horta, as his special representative to Guinea-Bissau, a West African nation that has become a narco…

U.N. chief names East Timor’s Ramos-Horta envoy to Guinea-Bissau

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named Nobel Peace prize laureate and former president of East Timor, Jose Ramos-Horta, as his special representative to Guinea-Bissau, a West African nation that has become a narco…

North Korean leader, in rare address, seeks end to confrontation with South

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for an end to confrontation between the two Koreas, technically still at war in the absence of a peace treaty to end their 1950-53 conflict, in a surprise New Year speech broadcast on state media…

"Fiscal cliff" deal reached between White House, lawmakers: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and congressional lawmakers have reached a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" that would delay harsh spending cuts by two months, Obama administration officials said on Monday. President Barack Obama calle…

U.S. House aims to split Sandy aid bill into two parts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to split a $60.4 billion Superstorm Sandy disaster aid bill into two parts, staging votes on $27 billion to fund immediate recovery needs and $33 billion for long-term and other proje…

Venezuela’s Chavez in stable condition, says son-in-law

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in stable condition and spent Monday with his daughters, the cancer-stricken leader's son in law said in an appeal for supporters to ignore rumors about his condition. Chavez has not been see…

"Fiscal cliff" deal reached between White House, lawmakers: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and congressional lawmakers have reached a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" that would delay harsh spending cuts by two months, an Obama administration source said on Monday. The source said Democratic S…

"Fiscal cliff" deal reached between White House, lawmakers: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and congressional lawmakers have reached a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" that would delay harsh spending cuts by two months, an Obama administration source said on Monday. The source said Democratic S…

Sour end to 2012 masks positive trends in America

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Many Americans seem to be in a sour mood as 2013 begins, after Hurricane Sandy ravaged parts of the East Coast, a gunman massacred 20 school children in Connecticut and a long, contentious election campaign was followed by failure t…

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