A voter casts his ballot in Canada's federal election at ...
May 4th, 2011
(AFP/File) - A voter casts his ballot in Canada's federal election at a polling station on May 2, in Calgary, Alberta. A bar maid who was vacationing in Las Vegas when she was elected to Canada's parliament may face a second round of voting as challengers on Wednesday accused her campaign of irregularities, media said.(AFP/File/Geoff Robins) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly half of Britons expect their living standards to fall further by the time they vote in the next election in 2015, but the opposition Labour Party still faces an uphill struggle to win. A YouGuv poll showed 46 percent of respondents thought they would be worse off in 2015 than now. Only seven percent saw a full recovery in ... [Full Article]
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy grew faster than expected in January-March, expanding at its quickest pace in a year on the back of solid private consumption and a rise in exports spurred by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aggressive monetary and fiscal stimulus. Thursday's Cabinet office data show... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's state TV says overseers of next month's presidential election have rejected a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former president who revived hopes of reformers. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Lisa Richwine and Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Superhero sequel "Iron Man 3" rocketed to the top of U.S. and Canadian box office charts, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with $175.3 million in weekend ticket sales for the second-biggest film opening of all time. Combined with international sales, the movie from ... [Full Article]