MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay’s drug control chief, Julio Calzada, is a nervous man.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing earnings from a handful of U.S. companies pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in five weeks.
BEIRUT (AP) — Major international news organizations sent a letter to the leadership of the armed opposition in Syria Wednesday, calling for urgent action against rebel groups increasingly targeting journalists for kidnappings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly minted budget deal to avert future government shutdowns gained important ground Wednesday among House Republicans who are more accustomed to brinkmanship than compromise, even though it would nudge federal deficits higher three years in a row.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Opposition leaders in Ukraine rejected President Viktor Yanukovych’s offer of talks Wednesday, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.