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World 05 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

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.

Community 17 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Exotic fowls a big attraction

The A'Famosa Animal World Safari in Malacca is attracting a large crowd for its collection of exotic fowls.

World 02 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Clinton impresses with handling of hostage drama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton was impressive in the cool way she handled the drama of a man seizing hostages at one of her campaign offices, some voters and analysts said on Saturday.

Education 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

University avarice and moral decay

UNIVERSITIES IN THE MARKETPLACE reviess by NTHONY W. MARX.

Nation 04 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Public lecture by world-renowned historian

A world-renowned historian and academic from the United States will give a public lecture on I>The Changing Competitive Context for Research Universities/Ion Jan 12.

World 07 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.S. engineers build, rattle house in quake test

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Reuters) - Engineers subjected a specially built Buffalo townhouse to a mock earthquake on Thursday in a lab test of a project to build homes that can withstand severe tremors.

Letters 20 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Stiglitz a real, real-world economist

Telling it like it is in his frank, lucidand informed style helps makeJoseph E. Stiglitz one of the foremosteconomists in the world.

Community 20 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pheasant park takes precautions

Oh Huat Suwi and his son Siong Lai get jittery whenever they come across media reports of more countries being affected by the dreaded avian or bird flu.

World 15 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Maduro's contested win creates uncertainty for Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez's chosen successor, Nicolas Maduro, won Venezuela's presidential election by a whisker but now faces opposition protests plus a host of economic and political challenges in the OPEC nation.

World 15 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Tight win for Chavez's heir spells uncertainty for Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez's chosen successor Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a whisker but now faces opposition protests plus a host of economic and political challenges in the OPEC nation.