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In January, Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party rode a current of anti-austerity sentiment to a resounding victory in Greece's national elections. Tsipras -- now Greece's prime minister, one of Europe's youngest leaders and a charismatic voice for...
For too long, same-sex couples have fought tirelessly for their basic civil rights. Loving, committed partners, along with millions of families and supporters, have challenged the status quo, and demanded that all Americans receive equal treatment under the law, and the opportunity for them and their families to live anywhere in this great country, with the dignity, respect, and rights that all...
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday slammed a provision in the recently passed trade bill instructing U.S. trade negotiators to pressure European partners not to boycott Israeli businesses operating in the occupied Palestinian territories.
“The United States government has … strongly opposed boycotts, divestment campaigns, and sanctions targeting the State of Israel, and will...
Now the top government attorney is heading up another document project.
The former Florida governor released 33 years of tax returns, showing a 36 percent average effective tax rate.
Talks will continue in Vienna for at least another week.
- US Today
Phil Knight, a middle-distance runner who partnered with his track coach at Oregon to launch a footwear and apparel company that made the Nike swoosh one of the most recognizable logos in the world, has announced plans to step down as company chairman. Knight said he wants Nike President and CEO Mark Parker, who has held those positions since 2006, to succeed him. No specific date was set for Knight's departure, though he said he plans to stay involved in the business.
The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. With contract talks at a stalemate on the eve of NHL free agency, the Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. The 22-year-old Saad set career highs with 23 goals and 29 assists in 82 games this past season.
Josh Hamilton is back on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster, eager to jump-start a season that has been marred by injury. The 34-year-old slugger was activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and put in the starting lineup against the Baltimore Orioles. Hamilton was sidelined since May 31 with a strained left hamstring.
Temple still has two games left in the regular season.
However, after Saturday's 39-36 loss to Central Florida, coach Matt Rhule addressed the offseason and said that upgrading the team's talent - especially on defense - is a huge priority.
Central Florida coach George O’Leary had nothing but praise for Temple Monday during his American Athletic Conference teleconference on Monday.
Central Florida (8-1), ranked 17h in the nation, needed a 23-yard field goal with time running out over the weekend to pull out a 39-36 victory over Temple, which fell to 1-9 on the season with two games left to play.
When Temple, leading by 20-16 with 1 minute, 50 seconds to play, failed to convert on fourth and 1 at the Rutgers 27 and turned the ball over to the Scarlet Knights, Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova felt confident.Read more ...