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Pakistan Protests US Arrest of Alleged Agent

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani government has protested the arrest in the United States of a man accused of acting as a Pakistani agent to influence Washington policymakers on the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. Pakistan said Thursday it had registered its concerns at the U.S. embassy in Islamabad and accused the United States of a slander campaign […]

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Clinton Praises China, ASEAN for South China Sea Deal

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for reaching a preliminary agreement to peacefully resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea. At a meeting Friday with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on the sidelines of an ASEAN regional security forum in Bali, Indonesia, Clinton commended […]

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NFL Owners Approve Deal to End Lockout

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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National Football League team owners have approved an agreement to end their labor dispute with players that has lasted four months, but the deal is pending player approval. The owners voted 31-0 Thursday during a meeting in Atlanta on a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement that would end the player lockout. The Oakland Raiders abstained […]

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