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  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a ban on using race in admissions to Michigan's public universities. The court overturned a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, says the case is...
  • Estonia wants, expects more NATO troops on its territory

    TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia expects to see more NATO troops on its territory in reaction to what it fears will be Russian attempts to destabilize the former Soviet republic, the country's defense minister said on Tuesday. Baltic states Estonia, Latvia...
  • More than 1,100 migrants intercepted off Italy in 48 hours

    ROME The Italian navy said Tuesday that it picked up 1,149 migrants in the southern Mediterranean over the previous 48 hours, as Rome issued a fresh appeal for more help from the European Union. Italian patrol boats intercepted 828 people on Sunday and...
  • Trudy Rubin: Iran's choice for U.N. ambassador highlights old wounds

    Hamid Aboutalebi looked like the ideal candidate to become Tehran's ambassador to the United Nations. He speaks fluent English and French, has served as ambassador to Italy, Australia, Belgium, and the European Union, and in an ecumenical twist got his...
  • Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy. A Paris Club delegation...
  • Russia PM says certain can minimize sanctions impact

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia, under threat of further sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, said on Tuesday it could minimize their impact and would support industries dependent on supplies from abroad. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told parliament...
  • France to unveil plan to fight Syrian jihadist threat

    France to unveil plan to fight Syrian jihadist threat
    PARIS (Reuters) - France's interior minister on Tuesday unveiled a raft of policies to stop its citizens joining the Syrian civil war, aiming to prevent young French Muslims becoming radicalized and posing a threat to their home country. France, which...
  • Barclays joins retreat from commodities as new rules bite

    LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays will quit most of its commodities trading businesses, joining a broader retreat by banks as profits tumble in the face of tougher regulation. The British bank's exit means three of the top five banks in commodities have...
  • U.S. will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says

    KIEV, Ukraine The United States will stand by Ukrainians against Russian aggression that threatens their nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday during a visit to Kiev. "No nation has the right to simply...
  • UK's anti-EU party launches European election campaign amid racism row

    LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-EU party UKIP launched its campaign for next month's European elections on Tuesday and fended off accusations that its posters were racist and its anti-immigration rhetoric hypocritical. With polls showing the UK...
  • Former British PM Brown steps up bid to keep Scotland in UK

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is stepping up his efforts to stop Scotland leaving the United Kingdom as opinion polls show growing support for independence. Brown, a Scot, will on Tuesday make his first speech in support...
  • Finland's Vapaavuori moves to become next prime minister

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's economy minister Jan Vapaavuori will seek to become leader of his party, he said on Monday, a move that would enable him to take over as prime minister from Jyrki Katainen who plans to step down in June. Members of...