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Thomas Mackell, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank ex-chair, dies

Thomas J. Mackell Jr., former chairman of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank and the executive director of the Maritime Labor Alliance, has died. Mackell’s son, Sean, said by phone Tuesday that his father died Sunday at a hospital near Manhasset in Long Island, New York, where he lived. He says his father, was who 74, […]
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A man suspected of being a radicalized Islamist shot and wounded two policemen on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion as they tried to arrest him Thursday, authorities said
OAS delegates likely to discuss proposal of emergency meeting to deliberate on Venezuela's case
Crowds of civilian protesters fought with government forces Thursday near an army garrison in Indian-administered Kashmir where militants earlier killed three soldiers
Stores were closed and roads empty across the West Bank, the Palestinian territory occupied by Israel for 50 years.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Britain Thursday not to have any "illusions" that it would have the same rights as an EU member after it leaves the bloc
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Britons Thursday not to delude themselves that they could negotiate an agreement on their future relationship with the European Union before they have nailed dow
On April 25 Ukraine at midnight completely stopped the supply of electricity to the separatist-held territory of the Luhansk region. The militants stated that they had already reconnected the system a
The project of blocking separatist and Russian TV and radio broadcasting in the combat zone is ready to be implemented, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turc
Ramush Haradinaj wanted in Serbia to face war crimes charges
MOSCOW – A ruling by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce on a contract for Gazprom to supply gas to Naftogaz Ukrainy is expected on June 30, according to a report by t
VALETTA — Estonia’s defence minister said on April 27 that Russia may use large-scale military exercises to move thousands of troops permanently into Belarus later this year in a warning to NATO
A French appeals court Thursday said it had authorized the extradition to Serbia of former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who was a guerrilla commander during the 1998-99 Kosovo war
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“The Simpsons” is taking on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office in a short animation released online. The clip shows an animated Trump in bed at the White House counti
Alabama officials say they’re forming a task force and taking other actions to address concerns about private information about victims and others posted to a state website for court records. T
President Donald Trump Wednesday told the leaders of NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico that the United States will not immediately move to exit the regional free trade agreement
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told voters not to dismiss opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as a harmless "mutton-headed old mugwump" but rather to see him as a serious threat to the eco
A French tourist survived a rare shark attack in New Zealand Thursday, suffering only moderate injuries, rescuers and locals said
Angela Merkel has toughened her stance on the UK, saying that the country will not be entitled to the same rights as EU members
A French court on Thursday rejected a request by Serbia to extradite former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who Belgrade accuses of committing war crimes in June 1999.
Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional sources said, targeting weapons regularly sent from Iran via comm
Unconfirmed reports say an Israeli strike targeted an arms supply hub operated by Hezbollah.
Thai prosecutors are to ask police to issue an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull fortune if he does not turn up to face charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police officer almost
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis flies to Cairo on Friday, less than a month after church bombings killed 45 people in two Egyptian cities as part of a concerted campaign by Islamist militants to
HALIFAX - The small-budget biopic of folk artist Maud Lewis has become an unlikely Atlantic Canadian blockbuster. Distributor Mongrel Media says "Maudie" is the region's No. 2 film, with a higher ...
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have arrested a German soldier who had posed as a Syrian refugee, on suspicion he was planning an attack that would be blamed on foreigners. The dpa news agency r
The decision of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to return Turkey to the procedure for monitoring its obligations before the Council of Europe is not a decision in the name o
Ramush Haradinaj, an ex-rebel commander in Kosovo's conflict, was arrested on a warrant from Serbia.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Britons on Thursday not to delude themselves that they would continue to enjoy EU rights after Brexit and insisted the bloc would only agree on
The relationship between the European Union and Turkey has been severely hit by actions taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, AFP reporte
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of civilians dying in Afghanistan’s protracted 16-year war dropped slightly during the first three months of this year, the United Nations reported Thursday
A French court today rejected a request by Serbia to extradite former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who Belgrade accuses of committing war crimes in June 1999.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Further evidence emerged Thursday that the economy in the 19-country eurozone has moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year. However, with uncertainties remaini
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