Obama v Romney: Virginia Senate and a 'dead heat'

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Obama v Romney: Virginia Senate and a ‘dead heat’

Of little significance in the postelection blogosphere, Tom Raum’s Friday column reporting that a new poll, “final results”, has the winner within the margin of error over Tom Perriello in the race to replace…

Historic milestones in Lebanon’s history

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Historic milestones in Lebanon’s history

Highlights of Londn’s rapid development since its independence from France in 1943 The French were not too keen on their son François, who was born in Aix-en-Provence and educated at St Paul’s college in…

Here’s what you need to know about today’s government shutdown

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Here’s what you need to know about today’s government shutdown

The United States government reopened Friday for business, ending a 16-day shutdown that roiled global financial markets and fueled international instability. International air traffic is expected to return to normal, though some delays are…

More than 50 arrested for celebrating Pakistan win

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More than 50 arrested for celebrating Pakistan win

Kashmiris celebrate after Pakistan beat India in the ICC Champions Trophy cricket semifinal at London’s Oval stadium. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) The police in Indian-controlled Kashmir arrested more than 50 people over the weekend for…