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INSTANT VIEW- Reaction to Obama’s new beginning offer to Iran

Following are Iranian, European Union and other reactions: PRESIDENTIAL AIDE ALIAKBAR JAVANFEKR “The Obama administration so far has just talked. By words and talking the … problems between Iran and America cannot be solved.” “Nowruz economic sanctions against Tehran “is … Continue reading

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FACTBOX- House Republican alternative stimulus proposal

* Cut the lowest two income tax rates for 2009 and 2010, from 15 percent to 10 percent and from 10 percent to 5 percent. * Extend through 2010 a patch to the Alternative Minimum Tax, which was originally designed … Continue reading

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Senators push for 9-11 trials in military court

The Obama administration has been caught off guard by mounting bipartisan opposition to trying the self-professed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four others in a federal criminal court in lower Manhattan. The nine senators argued … Continue reading

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Obama aims to limit damage from Afghan war leak

In his first public comments over the leak of some 91,000 classified U.S. military reports, Obama said it underscored the need to stick with his strategy in the nine-year-old war. Obama,canada politics, who is sending 30,000 more soldiers to try … Continue reading

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NATO Afghan force to get only some extra troops- U.S.

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said Paris might agree to send “a few hundred” more troops to bolster the 47,000-strong NATO forces in Afghanistan. Leaders of the 26-member alliance meet in the Romanian capital Bucharest this week with the mission … Continue reading

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Geithner urges global effort to tamp crisis

Speaking to the Economic Club of Washington, Geithner said it was essential to find a better-balanced model for world growth that relies less on U.S. consumers as economies bid to climb out of the steepest downturn in decades. “We must … Continue reading

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McCain’s Gramm steps down after whiners flap

Gramm, a former Texas senator, said in a statement issued by the McCain campaign that Democratic attacks on him had become a distraction to Arizona Sen. McCain, who will cartoon porn face Democrat Barack Obama in the November 4 election. “To end … Continue reading

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A minute with- Robbie Robertson about his new album

The 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer worked as an executive at the now-defunct DreamWorks Records, composed movie soundtracks for milf porn his friend director Martin Scorsese, and oversaw various Band reissue projects. For “How To Become a Clairvoyant,” his fourth … Continue reading

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Factbox- Speakers at the U.S. Democratic National Convention

Here is a list of main speakers. All times are in eastern time and approximate. WEDNESDAY 6 p.m. hour Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO union federation U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York 7 p.m. hour House Minority Leader … Continue reading

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U.S. aerospace seeks pact change to spur drone sales

In a letter to Obama signed by more than 100 chief executives, mobile porn the Aerospace Industries Association with limited maneuverability and performance capability to the same restrictions as cruise missiles is unnecessary and inappropriate,” AIA said in a piece accompanying the … Continue reading

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