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US Official: US Wants to Avoid Mistakes With North Korea

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 10:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. diplomat says the United States is prepared to resume talks with North Korea, but it wants to avoid the mistakes made in previous negotiations with the communist nation. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg told Foreign Policy magazine in an interview published Tuesday that no policy is the right policy forever. On […]

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US President Calls on Sudan To Stop ‘Campaign of Intimidation’

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 9:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is calling on Sudan’s government to stop its “campaign of intimidation” in the country’s southern border area or face international isolation. In an audio statement, Mr. Obama said Sudan’s government must immediately cease its military actions in southern Sudan including aerial bombardments and the forced displacement of civilians. Mr. Obama took […]

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US President Calls on Sudan To Stop ‘Campaign of Intimidation’

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is calling on Sudan’s government to stop its “campaign of intimidation” in the country’s southern border area or face international isolation. In an audio statement given to VOA, Mr. Obama said Tuesday that Sudan’s government must immediately cease its military actions in southern Sudan including aerial bombardments and the forced displacement […]

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Top US Lawmaker Warns Obama on Libya Conflict

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. lawmaker has warned President Barack Obama he will violate a law unless U.S. operations in Libya end by this Sunday, or he asks for and receives congressional authorization to continue the mission. The speaker of the House of Representatives, Republican John Boehner, issued the warning in a letter to Mr. Obama Tuesday. […]

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US President Calls on Sudan To Stop ‘Campaign of Intimidation’

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is calling on Sudan’s government to stop its “campaign of intimidation” in the country’s southern border area or face international isolation. Mr. Obama told VOA Tuesday that Sudan’s government must immediately cease its military actions in southern Sudan including aerial bombardments and the forced displacement of civilians. He said if Sudanese […]

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Bernanke Warns Against US Debt Default

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.S. central bank says politicians must not allow the government to default on its loans, saying even a short-term break in payments could cause “severe disruptions” in financial markets. Federal Reserve Chairman Benjamin Bernanke said in a speech Tuesday the “debt ceiling” should not be used as a bargaining chip to […]

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Bernanke Warns Against US Debt Default

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.S. central bank says politicians must not allow the government to default on its loans, saying even a short-term break in payments could cause “severe disruptions” in financial markets. Federal Reserve Chairman Benjamin Bernanke said in a speech Tuesday the “debt ceiling” should not be used as a bargaining chip to […]

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Top US Lawmaker Warns Obama on Libya Conflict

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. lawmaker has warned President Barack Obama he will violate a law unless U.S. operations in Libya end by this Sunday, or he asks for and receives congressional authorization to continue the mission. The speaker of the House of Representatives, Republican John Boehner, issued the warning in a letter to Mr. Obama Tuesday. […]

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US Bankers, CEOs See Better Times Ahead

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. bankers and chief executives are not losing their faith in the ongoing economic recovery despite several weeks of poor economic reports. A report Tuesday from the American Bankers Association , an industry trade group, forecasts the country’s total economic output will grow at a rate of 3 percent through the end of 2012. Meanwhile, […]

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Iran to Resume US Hikers’ Trial During Summer

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran’s chief prosecutor says the trial for three Americans accused of spying will resume during the court’s summer session, which runs from late June to late August, and that he hopes a final decision will be made then as to their future. Iranian state-run media quote Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi as making the comments during a […]

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