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Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner dead at 94; served under Carter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Stansfield Turner, a Navy admiral and Rhodes Scholar who was Director of Central Intelligence under President Jimmy Carter, died on Jan. 18 at home in Seattle, Washington. He was 94.

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'Nuclear option' fallout? More extreme U.S. justices, experts say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-backed Senate rule change expected on Thursday could make it more likely that presidents will pick ideologically extreme U.S. Supreme Court nominees with little incentive to choose centrist justices, experts said.

Nation

Relic hunters told to stay away from shipwreck site

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heritage Department has warned that it will throw the book at souvenir hunters, following reports of people digging for artefacts at the newly found site of a shipwreck in Sungai Pahang.

World

Sentenced to death, Boston Marathon bomber could live for decades

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhohkar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death on Friday. But his execution may not happen for decades – if ever.

World

"Me? Rich?" U.S. presidential hopefuls play middle-class card

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Don't call Chris Christie rich. The Clintons say they still have bills to pay. And Mike Huckabee? Despite his wealth, he was born "blue collar, not blue blood."

World

13 dead, millions without power after rare US storm

BOSTON, (Reuters): Devastation from a rare and deadly October snowstorm lingered in the U.S. Northeast where 1.6 million homes were still without power on Monday, schools were closed and downed trees and powerlines snarled traffic.

Education

Settling in at Wellesley

WITH two United States (US) Secretary of States - Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright - as its alumni, Malaysian student Adelene Lai had little doubt that Wellesley College, Massachusetts was the choice institution for her tertiary studies.

World

13 dead, millions without power after rare U.S. storm

BOSTON (Reuters) - Devastation from a rare and deadly October snowstorm lingered in the U.S. Northeast where 1.6 million homes were still without power on Monday, schools were closed and downed trees and powerlines snarled traffic.

World

USA becomes Food Stamp Nation but is it sustainable?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Genna Saucedo supervises cashiers at a Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera, California, but her wages aren't enough to feed herself and her 12-year-old son.

World

Analysis - Republicans lead Obama in war for judicial dominance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Barack Obama was elected president, critics and supporters alike thought the Democrat would move swiftly to appoint strong liberal judges to balance out Republicans' longstanding push for a conservative judiciary. At the nation's 13 powerful U.S. appeals courts, that has not happened.