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U.S. ends rights talks with China deeply concerned

The latest U.S.-China dialogue on human rights came at a contentious time, after China has jailed, detained or placed in secretive informal custody dozens of dissidents, human rights lawyers and protesters it fears will challenge Communist Party rule. Posner told … Continue reading

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Bachmann also takes aim at Fed

“I’ve been fighting on that issue since I came into Congress,” Bachmann told reporters after a stump speech to about 300 people at a drive-in restaurant in South Carolina. “The Federal Reserve is not subject to transparency. The Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Geithner asks Congress for higher U.S. debt limit

“It is critically important that Congress act before the limit is reached so that mobile porn citizens and investors here and around the world can remain confident that the United States will always meet its obligations,” Geithner said in a letter to … Continue reading

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UK, U.S. and Canada step up travel curbs on Iran government

“The UK is working closely with its partners to prevent a wide range of individuals connected with Iran’s nuclear enrichment and weaponization programs from entering our countries,” Foreign Secretary William Hague said. “These include scientists, engineers and those procuring components,” … Continue reading

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Russia welcomes North Korea nuclear moratorium pledge

“We welcome North Korea’s decision to impose a moratorium on testing nuclear weapons and launching long-range ballistic missiles, and enriching uranium,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Russia and China have pressed their reclusive, impoverished neighbor to return … Continue reading

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Adviser denies Obama showed naivete on Jerusalem

Addressing a pro-Israel lobby group this month, the Democratic White House hopeful said: “Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel, and it must remain undivided.” The comment angered Palestinians,recent politics, who want East Jerusalem, captured by Israel in 1967, as … Continue reading

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Republicans challenge appeals court meeting in Maui

In cartoon porn a letter to Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, Senators Charles Grassley and Jeff Sessions wrote that Congress has an obligation to guard against “waste, fraud and abuse” and demanded details about the conference, set for August 13-16 in Maui. The … Continue reading

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Four governors urge Washington against politics on disaster aid

They pleaded to clear away any partisan barriers that might interfere with emergency aid promised in the wake of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. “Federal assistance for the victims of storms and floods should be beyond politics,” said the … Continue reading

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Bin Laden killing was joint U.S.-Pakistani operation

Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan on Monday, ending a nearly 10-year manhunt for the man who orchestrated the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. “Without our involvement, this operation would not have succeeded,” one … Continue reading

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