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US Treasury Chief to Hold Economic Talks with China, Japan

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is planning to meet with Chinese and Japanese leaders next week about the global economy, as well as seek ways to increase financial pressure on Iran to thwart its nuclear development program. The Treasury department said Wednesday that Geithner would travel to Beijing next Tuesday for a meeting with Chinese […]

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Obama Embarks on Asia-Pacific Mission

Posted November 11th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has departed on a nine-day trip aimed at improving U.S. ties with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Obama will first host the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in his native state of Hawaii. He is expected to discuss a proposed Pacific Rim free trade zone that includes the United States, […]

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Obama Embarks on Asia-Pacific Economic Mission

Posted November 11th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is leaving Washington Friday on a nine-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region focused on boosting Washington’s ties with the growing economic power. Mr. Obama will spend the first leg of his journey hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic forum in his birthplace of Honolulu, Hawaii. On the president’s agenda is discussion of a […]

Obama Embarks on Asia-Pacific Economic Mission

Posted November 11th, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is leaving Washington Friday on a nine-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region focused on boosting Washington’s ties with the growing economic power. Mr. Obama will spend the first leg of his journey hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic forum in his birthplace of Honolulu, Hawaii. On the president’s agenda is discussion of a […]

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White House Calls Obama Asian Trip a Job Creation Mission

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House is touting President Barack Obama’s visit to Asia as a chance to create U.S. jobs, boost trade, and generate markets for American goods. White House officials Wednesday previewed the president’s trip which starts Friday when he leaves for Hawaii to host the 21-nation Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. White House official […]

White House Calls Obama Asian Trip a Job Creation Mission

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House is touting President Barack Obama’s visit to Asia as a chance to create U.S. jobs, boost trade, and generate markets for American goods. White House officials Wednesday previewed the president’s trip which starts Friday when he leaves for Hawaii to host the 21-nation Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. White House official […]

President Obama’s Three-Day Bus Tour to Push Jobs Bill

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will use a three-day bus tour of Virginia and North Carolina starting Monday to push lawmakers to pass every element of his jobs bill piece by piece. The bill is languishing in the Senate after being blocked by minority Republicans last week. By breaking up the plan into individual bills, the […]

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Obama to Push Jobs Plan on Bus Tour

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama this week will focus his attention on his jobs bill that is languishing in the Senate after being blocked by minority Republicans last week. The president will use a three-day bus tour of Virginia and North Carolina starting Monday to push lawmakers to pass every element of the bill piece by […]

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Karzai Reaches Out to Pakistan Following India Deal

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seeking to ease any Pakistani concerns about his country’s newly signed cooperation deal with Pakistan’s traditional enemy, India. Speaking in New Delhi at the end of his two-day state visit, Mr. Karzai described Pakistan as a “twin brother,” saying that the agreement signed with India will not affect the two […]

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Karzai Reaches Out to Pakistan Following India Deal

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seeking to ease any Pakistani concerns about his country’s newly-signed cooperation deal with Pakistan’s traditional enemy — India. Speaking in New Delhi at the end of his two-day state visit, Mr. Karzai described Pakistan as a “twin brother,” saying that the agreement signed with India will not affect the two […]

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