Rand Paul rally in Ky. boosted by 2 tea party stalwarts: his father and S.C.’s Demint

Rand Paul rally helped by 2 tea party stalwarts

Democratic NY Gov. David Paterson says tea party makes important contributions to democracy

Democratic NY governor praises tea party movement

Davis throws for 3 TDs, Buffalo barely beats Bowling Green 28-26 despite big statistical edge

Buffalo holds off Bowling Green rally 28-26

Thousands join in left-leaning rally in Washington

WASHINGTON - Thousands of civil rights, environmental and peace activists and union members gathered in Washington Saturday in what was seen as a show of force from the political left one month before congressional elections.

Longtime California political consultant Joe Shumate dies at age 69

Longtime California political consultant dies

Quotes from Whitman, Brown on housekeeper flap

Quotes from Whitman, Brown on housekeeper flap

Musharraf rallies supporters in Britain

LONDON - Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf rallied supporters Saturday in the British city of Birmingham, saying he wants to end his London exile and begin efforts to return to power in Pakistan, the BBC reported.

Senior Palestinians close ranks behind Abbas: No peace talks without Israeli settlement freeze

Palestinians back Abbas on settlement slowdown

Rally backed by labor, civil rights group lends support for Democrats as election nears

DC rally shows support for struggling Democrats

GOP’s Whitman blames opponent for controversy over former housekeeper’s immigration status

GOP’s Whitman blames opponent for housekeeper flap

Israeli PM urges Abbas to keep negotiating, after Palestinians link talks to settlement freeze

Netanyahu urges Abbas not to quit peace talks

North Korea wants talks on tourism with South

SEOUL - North Korea Saturday suggested that it would be willing to reopen talks on a joint tourism project with South Korea which has been on hold for two years, the North Korean state news agency KCNA reported.

San Francisco targets McDonald’s over toys in Happy Meals in latest aggressive health measure

San Francisco considers banning Happy Meals toys

Documentary on Afghan diaspora in India released

NEW DELHI - Afghan students in India and popular Afghan restaurants in south Delhi - these are only few examples of the thriving diaspora from the war-ravaged country, who have made a second home in the South Asian giant.

Chicago mayor’s race may be a fight of shoe leather as much as a media battle

Chicago mayor’s race may be battle of shoe leather

Pakistan keeps key border crossing shut to NATO supplies for 3rd day amid mounting tensions

No end in sight to Pakistan-NATO supply standoff

Between stumbling peace efforts, then and now, an Israeli settlement in West Bank expands

Peace talks come and go, but a settlement grows

Making it clear: McCain tells New Hampshire veterans he won’t be running for president again

McCain to NH vets: Won’t run for president again

Rally backed by labor, civil rights attracts thousands showing support for Democrats’ agenda

Thousands gather in DC in support of Dems agenda

No peace talks with Israel if settlements continue: PLO

RAMALLAH - The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) agreed Saturday in a meeting in Ramallah that the Palestinian government should stop direct peace talks with Israel if settlement activity continued in the occupied Palestinian territories.

BJD’s protest march against central government

BHUBANESWAR - The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Saturday began a ten-day protest march in Orissa against the central government accusing it of working against the interests of the state.

Fla. Gov. Crist’s Senate bid hurt by hits from left, right; Dem could buck GOP wave for gov

Fla. Gov. Crist hurt by hits from left, right

Prince Charles meets Indian president, ending protocol tussle over Commonwealth Games

Prince Charles in Indian capital for sporting meet

Abbas suspends peace talks

RAMALLAH - The Palestinian leadership decided not to continue peace talks with Israel over a dispute on Jewish settlement policy in the West Bank, a spokesman said Saturday.

Musharraf’s launch of party draws hostile response

ISLAMABAD - The announcement of the launch of a political party by former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf in London has drawn a hostile response back home.

UPA government ignoring ‘aam aadmi’: Brinda Karat

AGARTALA - Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Brinda Karat said here Saturday that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has forgotten its pre-poll promise and is ignoring the ‘aam aadmi’ (common man).

A month to Election Day, Dems all but write off 3 Senate seats and at least 6 House races

Dems, GOP recalibrate strategy a month to election

From College Republican to US Senate hopeful, O’Donnell has been a TV regular since 1992

O’Donnell TV appearances began with chance meeting

Senior Palestinian politicians back Abbas in linking peace talks to Israeli settlement curbs

Palestinians say no talks without settlement curbs

Rice at Rs.2 a kg for those returning to West Midnapore

WEST MIDNAPORE - West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the people who are returning to their homes in this Maoist-affected district would be provided with rice at Rs.2 per kilogram.

Syrian president says Mideast peace talks only aimed to boost Obama

Syrian leader: Mideast talks only to help Obama

Mumbai remembers Mahatma

MUMBAI - Thousands of students and various organisations across Mumbai Saturday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 141st birth anniversary.

Process begins for withdrawing Telangana agitation cases

HYDERABAD - The Andhra Pradesh government has initiated the process to withdraw cases against students and others who participated in the agitations for and against separate Telangana state last year, Home Minister Sabita Indra Reddy said Saturday.

Labor, civil rights groups to rally supporters at Lincoln Memorial rally as elections near

Labor, civil rights groups seek to energize base

Allahabad celebrates birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

ALLAHABAD - People paid homage to nation’s former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, on his 106th birth anniversary here on Saturday.

Weekly Address: President Obama Lauds Clean Energy Projects as Key to Creating

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China’s president welcomes North Korea’s new leadership, promises to enhance ties

China vows to enhance ties with new NK leadership

Abbas consults with senior Palestinians to decide whether to quit Mideast peace talks

Abbas consults aides on fate of Mideast talks

CIA chief meets Chidambaram, discusses Obama visit

NEW DELHI - Visiting Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief Leon Panetta met Home Minister P.Chidambaram here Saturday and discussed the security arrangements for the coming visit of US President Barack Obama and the situation in Afghanistan, official sources said.

Tamil Nadu leaders pay tribute to Gandhi

CHENNAI - Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala and Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi here Saturday on his 141st birth anniversary.

Kurdish lawmakers plan strategy session on Iraqi prime minister’s bid to retain power

Kurdish official: lawmakers to discuss al-Maliki

President, PM pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

NEW DELHI - President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday led the nation in paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 141st birth anniversary.

Obama to relax at Camp David, host retreat for Cabinet members and their families

Obama to spend weekend at Camp David

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will travel to Camp David on Saturday morning.

Govt to consider “other options” if NATO air raids continue in Pak territory: Gilani

ISLAMABAD - In the wake of the recent NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) intrusions into Pakistani territory, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has stated that the government might consider “other options,” if the US-led forces went on with their cross-border air strikes.

Abbas to consult with senior Palestinians to decide whether to quit Mideast peace talks

Abbas to consult aides on fate of Mideast talks

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