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Christie, Clinton, Chafee, Kasich and Graham touring through N.H. this week

Monday, July 27, 2015

The last few days have seen first-in-the-nation visits from George Pataki, Rick Santorum, Rand Paul, Lindsey Graham and Martin O’Malley – and now, more candidates are on the way this week. Chris Christie, the New Jersey governor and Republican presidential hopeful, will continue a three-day swing through New Hampshire. After a town hall in Keene on Monday, Christie is scheduled …

Partnership lets Major League Soccer players earn degrees

Monday, July 27, 2015

Major League Soccer is striking a multiyear deal with Southern New Hampshire University that will provide full scholarships for players and internship opportunities for the …

Police cite lack of seatbelt in fatal Sanbornton crash

Monday, July 27, 2015

A 21-year-old Belmont man died Friday night when his car crashed off Route 127 in Sanbornton, ejecting him from the vehicle. Police said Benjamen Page …

Bombing runs target ISIS and Kurdish groups Turkey couples IS bombing runs with striking Kurdish targets

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Turkey’s sudden willingness to join the fight against the Islamic State is a sign that it’s afraid of losing clout with the U.S., but its second front against Kurdish rebels in Iraq on Saturday could complicate Washington’s war. …

Obama blends blunt messages with warm reflections

Sunday, July 26, 2015

President Obama mixed blunt messages to Kenya’s leaders on gay rights, corruption and counterterrorism Saturday with warm reflections on his family ties to a nation that considers him a local son. He foreshadowed a focus on Kenya in …

Hezbollah chief ‘proud’ of US sanctions on members of group

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The leader of the Hezbollah militant group says he is “proud” of U.S. sanctions targeting three members of the group. Speaking before a graduation event in southern Beirut Saturday, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said such sanctions do not make the slightest difference to the group. The U.S. Treasury Department …

Tunisia overwhelmingly passes anti-terror law

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Tunisia’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to pass the country’s new anti-terror law after a pair of devastating attacks against tourists, but critics fear the new legislation may endanger the North African nation’s hard-won freedoms. Alone among the countries that …

MEXICO: Escaped drug lord no saint despite folklore

Sunday, July 26, 2015

People living in the hometown of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have heard stories of his benevolence: gifts of medicine for the poor, deliveries of drinking water to storm-stricken towns. But finding anyone who’s actually received or even seen such a gift is another matter. In Badiraguato, …

Illinois: Hundreds attend jailed activist’s funeral

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her as a “courageous voice” for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her death. Hundreds of people attended Sandra Bland’s funeral. They celebrated her life with words …

Shift in immigration enforcement policy could sharply reduce deportations

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Obama administration’s profound shift in its enforcement of immigration laws could “substantially transform” the nation’s immigration dragnet, reducing deportations and protecting nearly 90 percent of the illegal immigrants already here, a new report says. As the Washington Post reported this month, the Department of Homeland Security has …

Congressional Roll Call, July 24

Sunday, July 26, 2015

By Targeted News Service Here’s a look at how members of Congress voted over the previous week. House Discrimination and Federal Workers: The House has passed the Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act (H.R. 1557), sponsored by Rep. Elijah E. …

Aging with AIDS: New challenges for patients and the public at large

Sunday, July 26, 2015

In September, Annie Ball will celebrate her 60th birthday. In 1991, she could never have imagined she’d live to see this day. As of the end of 2013, New Hampshire was home to 1,265 people living with HIV, …

For sale in Concord: Stately colonial offers elegance, grace

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The home located at 24 S. Spring St. in Concord is a gorgeous federal colonial that has been updated to include all the must-have modern amenities. Perfect for buyers searching for charm, character and plenty of space, it …