Reuters California Governor Jerry Brown has extended his executive order requiring residents to conserve water as the state readies for a fifth year of drought. The order gives state water officials greater authority to deal with drought conditions and to cope with potential winter storms from El Nino, a periodic warming of ocean surface temperatures.
Tunisias Ghannouchi: Poverty is a root cause of terror
Tunis, Tunisia Rachid Ghannouchi, the head of the Islamist Ennahda Party, has said poverty and unemployment are the most important factors in explaining the appeal of terrorism to young people in his country. The veteran Ennahda leader said on Saturday that the lack of opportunity created fertile platforms for terrorism to grow, pointing out that