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Stories with subject: Cabinets
  • Kuwait appoints deputy prime minister as new oil minister 
    Updated: Nov-29-15 10:46 am

    KUWAIT CITY - Kuwait's named a new oil minister on Sunday after disputes arose between his predecessor and top executives at state-owned firms.

  • Japan plans extra budget, handouts, to pump up recovery story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 2:25 am

    TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan's stalling recovery.

  • Argentina's president-elect announces diverse Cabinet 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 6:21 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President-elect Mauricio Macri named a new Cabinet on Wednesday that includes members from diverse Argentine political movements, business executives and a minister with the outgoing government.

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 8:31 pm

    The Dallas Morning News. Nov. 23, 2015.

  • House Democrats push campaign finance reform, ethics board story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:12 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - House Democratic leaders on Tuesday rolled out their proposals for reforming New Mexico's scandal-plagued campaign finance reporting system and creating a statewide ethics commission - measures they say would help restore voters' faith in government.

  • Kenya's president reshuffles Cabinet after graft allegations 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 5:16 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's president reshuffled his Cabinet Tuesday to replace five ministers who are being investigated for graft and one who resigned over the weekend after being accused of corruption.

  • Argentina's president-elect inherits large economic problems story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 3:55 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine President-elect Mauricio Macri on Monday prepared to confront myriad problems in Latin America's third largest economy, including soaring prices and high government spending that are a legacy of outgoing President Cristina Fernandez.

  • After victory, Edwards starts piecing together transition story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-22-15 6:26 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - Fresh off a strong victory in the Louisiana governor's race, Democrat John Bel Edwards began to work Sunday on his plans for the transition into his new office and an upcoming term in which he'll have to grapple with a hefty state financial crisis.

  • Diana Rauner's chief of staff appointed to Illinois House 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:28 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The chief of staff to Illinois first lady Diana Rauner has been appointed to the state House of Representatives.

  • Israeli official says EU move is anti-Semitic 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 10:05 am

    JERUSALEM - A senior Israeli Cabinet minister has condemned a European Union plan to begin labeling West Bank settlement products as "disguised anti-Semitism."

  • Poland's ruling party announces makeup of Cabinet story has photos
    Updated: Nov-09-15 12:07 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland's conservative Law and Justice party announced the makeup of its new government Monday, with a moderate prime minister surrounded by a Cabinet that is very pro-American and suspicious of Russia.

  • Israeli leader heads to Washington as spokesman draws fire story has photos
    Updated: Nov-08-15 12:24 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister on Sunday departed for Washington on a trip that has become clouded in controversy following his appointment of a new spokesman who has spoken derisively about President Barack Obama.

  • Lawmakers, union critical of bonuses paid to Dalrymple staff 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 5:44 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Democratic and Republican legislative leaders have pledged to review a program aimed at recruiting and retaining employees for hard-to-fill state jobs, after outgoing GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple approved nearly $100,000 in retention bonuses for five of his staffers.

  • Netanyahu appointment casts cloud over US visit story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 4:38 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's newly appointed spokesman on Thursday apologized for a series of insulting comments about U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, days before his boss heads to Washington on a fence-mending mission.

  • The Latest: Thousands protest in Romania for 3rd day running story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 3:37 pm

    BUCHAREST, Romania - The latest on the fallout from a fire at a Bucharest nightclub on Friday that left more than 30 dead. All times local.

  • Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-04-15 7:39 pm

    TORONTO - Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada's new Liberal prime minister, and his new cabinet ministers vowed to honor campaign pledges to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year.

  • The Latest: Cincinnati-area polls will stay open longer 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 6:58 pm

    The latest developments in Ohio's general election as voters decide issues including whether to legalize marijuana.

  • Official: Russian jet broke up at high altitude over Egypt story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-01-15 3:29 pm

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - The Russian jetliner that crashed shortly after takeoff from an Egyptian resort city broke up at high altitude, scattering fragments of wreckage over a wide area in the Sinai Peninsula, Russia's top aviation official said Sunday as search teams raced to recover the bodies of the 224 people who died.