WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama pardons two overweight turkeys named Carmel and Popcorn during a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, the number of pardons bestowed on semi-flightless birds during his presidency will almost match the number he has granted to human beings convicted of drug crimes. Despite […]Read more ›
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Reactions on Friday around the world to developments in Egypt following clashes in which hundreds of people were killed and thousands injured: EUROPEAN UNION – European leaders spoke Friday about the need for a coordinated EU response to the violence in Egypt and agreed there should be a meeting of […]Read more ›
ISTANBUL — The Under-20 World Cup kicks off Friday in Turkey with FIFA promising the tournament will go off without a hitch despite sometimes violent, anti-government protests that have gripped Istanbul and other Turkish cities in recent weeks. Jim Boyce, chairman of the tournament organizing committee, acknowledged that security has […]Read more ›