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Economy, Security Lead North American Summit Agenda

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon at the White House Monday for a North American summit that focused on the economy and regional security. In a press conference with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts, Mr. Obama said the United States has accelerated its cooperation with […]

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Economy, Security Lead North American Summit Agenda

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is hosting the leaders of Canada and Mexico for a summit in Washington focusing on economic growth, security and climate change. The White House says Monday’s North American Leaders’ Summit is a chance for the three countries to expand their cooperation in those areas. Mr. Obama, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and […]

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World Leaders to Continue Efforts to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders called Tuesday for strong steps to fight the threat of nuclear terrorism, wrapping up a 53-nation summit overshadowed by North Korea’s planned missile launch. In a final statement from the South Korean capital, the leaders — including Chinese President Hu Jintao and Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza […]

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World Leaders to Continue Efforts to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of more than 50 nations have reaffirmed their commitment to reducing the world’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons. U.S. President Barack Obama told attendees at the start of Tuesday’s final session of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul that the international community must make “a serious and sustained effort” to reduce the world’s stockpiles […]

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Obama Says ‘Bad Actors’ Seeking Loose Nuclear Weapons

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the international community must make “a serious and sustained effort” to reduce the world’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons. “There are still too many bad actors in search of these dangerous materials, and these dangerous materials are still vulnerable in too many places. It would not take much, just a handful […]

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Obama Says “Bad Actors” Seeking Loose Nuclear Weapons

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the international community must make “a serious and sustained effort” to reduce the world’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons. “There are still too many bad actors in search of these dangerous materials, and these dangerous materials are still vulnerable in too many places. It would not take much, just a handful […]

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US, Europe Agree to Deal on Medical Isotopes

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States and leading European suppliers of medical isotopes say they will move away from the use of weapons-grade highly enriched uranium (HEU) to a less potent form of the material, in a push to boost global nuclear security. Medical isotopes are used in the treatment of cancer and heart disease. Scientists have been […]

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Nuclear Summit Aims to Keep Fissile Materials from Terrorists

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders from 53 states Monday began a two-day summit in Seoul, South Korea aimed at making sure that nuclear materials never fall into the hands of terrorists. That goal has been a signature issue for U.S. President Barack Obama, who announced early in his term that he would lead a global effort to secure all […]

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Nuclear Summit Aims to Keep Fissile Materials from Terrorists

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Almost lost at the moment, amid concern over a scheduled North Korean missile launch, is the official purpose of the two-day nuclear summit opening Monday in Seoul – to make sure that nuclear materials never fall into the hands of terrorists. That goal has been a signature issue for U.S. President Barack Obama, who announced […]

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Nuclear Summit Aims to Keep Fissile Materials from Terrorists

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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Almost lost at the moment, amid concern over a scheduled North Korean missile launch, is the official purpose of the two-day nuclear summit opening Monday in Seoul – to make sure that nuclear materials never fall into the hands of terrorists. That goal has been a signature issue for U.S. President Barack Obama, who announced […]

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