| UNITED STATES: Panama named for UN seat
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters): Breaking a deadlock, Guatemala and Venezuela on Wednesday chose Panama as a consensus candidate and withdrew from the race for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, Ecuador's U.N. ambassador said.
FIJI: PM, military chief on collision course
SUVA, (Reuters): FIJI'S PRIME minister was on a collision course with the military yesterday, raising fears of a fourth coup in 20 years, as police and the army increased their presence in the South Pacific island nation's capital.
Democrats 'romance', church-going voters
WASHINGTON (Reuters): Democratic politicians have found religion and that may help explain why they are suddenly more popular among church-going Americans. As they push to win control of the United States Congress in Tuesday's elections ...