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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — 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 turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops.
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|Yemen PM quits as Shiite rebels seize government HQ||Your Top Plays for Today|
Sanaa (AFP) - Shiite rebels seized the Yemeni government headquarters Sunday and the premier resigned as violence raged despite a UN announcement of a power-sharing deal to end days of fighting, officials said.
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|White House boosts security after breach||Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Sunday, Sept 21|
An intruder with a knife scaled a fence and made it all the way inside before he was caught.
|Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Sunday: - - - - MOTOR RACING Formula One: Singapore Grand Prix Hamilton takes Formula One lead after Singapore victory SINGAPORE - Britain's Lewis Hamilton has won the SingaporeGrand Prix for Mercedes and taken the championship lead after aretirement for team mate Nico Rosberg (MOTOR RACING-PRIX/ (PIX,TV), moved, updates to follow, by Patrick Johnston and JohnO'Brien, 500 words) - - - - SOCCER Premier League (1500 unless stated) Leicester City v Manchester United (1230) Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion (1230) Everton v Crystal Palace Manchester ...|
|Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism||Former NFL kicker Bironas dies in car wreck|
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis has called on moderate Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held it up as a model for interfaith harmony.
By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - Former Tennessee Titans’ kicker Rob Bironas died late Saturday in a single vehicle car crash in Nashville, police said on Sunday. Bironas, 36, lost control of the SUV he was driving at a high rate of speed around a curve in the road, police said in a statement posted on the department’s website. The vehicle veered off the right side of the road, struck a line of trees and stopped upside down in a large culvert, police said. Bironas was taken by ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. ...
|Selling Mitch McConnell: What's love got to do with it?||Golf-Chapchai wins Malaysia playoff to end five-year drought|
By Richard Cowan PADUCAH Ky (Reuters) - Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has a dour public persona and many of his constituents don't view him as a "real Kentuckian," according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that underscores what his election campaign already knows - McConnell has an image problem. While other politicians might be deterred by polls showing how unpopular they are in their home state, McConnell has risen to the challenge as he seeks a sixth term in what is perhaps his toughest re-election battle in a 30-year Senate career. ...
|KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Chapchai Nirat ended his five-year title drought when he held his nerve to roll in a putt at the first playoff hole and beat Filipino veteran Antonio Lascuna to win Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Sunday. The big-hitting Thai carded a closing three-under 68 for a four-day total of 10-under 274, which was matched by the 43-year-old Lascuna who fired a 63, studded with six birdies and an eagle. ...|
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Living Wages Are A Global Problem
The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.
Ukraine: Not What It Seems
After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.
In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder
In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.
Coup Or Civil War In Egypt
The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.