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Italy's premier resigns after sacking by own party

02/14/2014 7:07am
Premier Enrico Letta drove himself to the Italian president's palace and resigned Friday after he was sacked by his own party in a back-room mutiny designed to catapult Florence's young mayor into the helm of Italy's government.

Ron Paul starts Snowden clemency petition

02/14/2014 8:52am
Former GOP congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has started a petition drive to pressure the Obama administration to grant clemency to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who is charged with espionage over leaks about the government's surveillance programs.

Crimes against humanity in NKorea, UN panel finds

02/14/2014 10:24am
A U.N. Commission of Inquiry has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and recommends that its findings be referred to the International Criminal Court, two people familiar with the commission's report have told The Associated Press.

Crimes against humanity in NKorea, UN panel finds

02/14/2014 1:31pm
A U.N. panel has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and will call for an international criminal investigation, The Associated Press has learned.

Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

02/14/2014 5:09pm
A man who lobbied congressional members for Alaska statehood and served as one of the state's last territorial governors has died.