CHICAGO (Reuters) – In the wake of an historic blizzard that shut down Chicago’s lakefront highway, Illinois’ senators asked federal officials on Sunday to discuss ways to better protect the city’s shoreline.
CAIRO (Reuters) – Opposition groups including the banned Muslim Brotherhood held talks with the government on Sunday to resolve Egypt’s political crisis but said their core demand for the removal of President Hosni Mubarak was not met.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News that computer hackers had infiltrated the operator of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange is the latest blow for Wall Street as it works to repair an image with investors and traders dented by last year’s “flash crash.”
ROME (Reuters) – The Italian government’s website came under attack from computer hackers on Sunday, police said, after opponents of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said they would target the site to protest against curbs to media freedom.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The latest storm blew off the East Coast early on Sunday, sending snow shovelers and crane operators scrambling to clear threatened roofs and icy walkways before two more storms arrive to start the work week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Any fiscal plan that fails to tackle military spending, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security is “a sparrow’s belch in the midst of a typhoon,” a chairman of a presidential deficit-reduction commission said in an interview aired on Sunday.