Ice Storm Strands Thousands in Ill-Equipped South (nytimes.com)
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:36:25 GMT – A storm deposited less than three inches of snow throughout the Atlanta region, but it left roads impassable, drivers trapped in cars and children stuck in schools.
- Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan (reuters.com)
- Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill' – ABC (reuters.com)
- Western New York braces for flooding as heavy snow melts (reuters.com)
- Iran, powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline, seek extension (reuters.com)
- Iraqi forces say retake two towns from Islamic State (reuters.com)
- The Wall Street Journal: Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78 (marketwatch.com)
- The Wall Street Journal: Ferguson grand jury to reconvene next week (marketwatch.com)
- Retiring in a bear market (when one arrives) (cnbc.com)
- Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine, blames West for frosty ties (reuters.com)
- Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decades (nytimes.com)
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:03:35 GMT – Mr. Barry was a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of the nation’s capital who went to prison on cocaine charges and then made one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of American politics.
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:40:26 GMT – In the absence of international troops or their air support, the Taliban have eclipsed the legitimacy of government forces in several parts of Afghanistan.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:04 GMT – Iran says it will not be possible by a Nov. 24 deadline to reach a deal aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:12 GMT – China’s leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, said sources involved in policy-making.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00 GMT – It’s not your grandfather’s Thanksgiving anymore, and Butterball is keeping up with the times.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:29 GMT – A 1914 watercolor by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg on Saturday, the auctioneers said.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:10:03 GMT – FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) – Anxious residents of a St. Louis suburb on Sunday awaited a grand jury’s decision on whether to bring criminal charges against a white policeman who fatally shot a black teen in a case that has become a flashpoint for U.S. race relations.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:11:38 GMT – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:33:46 GMT – WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has approved plans to give U.S. military commanders a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month, a senior administration official said.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:58:02 GMT – VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran says it will not be possible by a November 24 deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, the Iranian Students News Agency ISNA reported on Sunday.