Politics

Parties carp as Italy’s “wise men” seek end to political crisis

Parties carp as Italy’s “wise men” seek end to political crisis

Published 02/04/2013

ROME (Reuters) - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano expressed despair on Tuesday at fierce criticism of his latest plan to end a post-election deadlock that has [more…]

After “Tan Mom,” New Jersey bans children from tanning beds

After “Tan Mom,” New Jersey bans children from tanning beds

Published 02/04/2013

NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law on Monday banning children under 17 from using commercial tanning [more…]

Texas governor reiterates Medicaid expansion opposition

Texas governor reiterates Medicaid expansion opposition

Published 01/04/2013

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday firmly reiterated that the state will not expand its Medicaid program, saying it is a [more…]

Supreme Court rules for Comcast in class action

Supreme Court rules for Comcast in class action

Published 27/03/2013

(Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of Comcast Corp in an antitrust case over how much it charged cable TV subscribers, [more…]

Portugal government says “no chance” Cyprus deal can be template

Portugal government says “no chance” Cyprus deal can be template

Published 27/03/2013

LISBON (Reuters) - The Portuguese government on Wednesday ruled out any possibility of a bailout deal involving losses on bank deposits like the one agreed [more…]

EU regulators to approve Random House, Penguin deal: sources

EU regulators to approve Random House, Penguin deal: sources

Published 27/03/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Bertelsmann and Pearson are set to win unconditional EU regulatory approval for a plan to merge their publishers Random House and Penguin, [more…]

China’s “black clinics” flourish as government debates health reform

China’s “black clinics” flourish as government debates health reform

Published 27/03/2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - A one-room shack with a single, bare light bulb on a non-descript Beijing side street is 29-year-old Chinese migrant worker Zhang Xuefang's [more…]

EU Commission says capital controls in Cyprus must be brief

EU Commission says capital controls in Cyprus must be brief

Published 25/03/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Cyprus may impose controls on the movement of capital but only for a temporary period of time, the European Commission said on [more…]

Merkel welcomes bailout deal for Cyprus

Merkel welcomes bailout deal for Cyprus

Published 25/03/2013

LANGENFELD, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she was "very pleased" with the outcome of marathon negotiations on a bailout for [more…]

Cyprus bailout will work, but impact uncertain: EU’s Barroso

Cyprus bailout will work, but impact uncertain: EU’s Barroso

Published 25/03/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Cyprus's recovery from its bailout and bank restructuring is uncertain and it is too early to say when economic growth will return, [more…]