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Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on May 27, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
WASHINGTON - The Associated Press
U.S. officials have acknowledged that the military lost control of one of the stealthy drones while it was flying a mission over western Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Weary but determined Occupy Wall Street protesters entered Washington in the rain Tuesday at the end of a 13-day march from New York that they hoped would inspire others to hit the road.
1 Comment(s) 11/23/2011
Republican White House hopeful Herman Cain has effectively ended his US presidential bid, citing the painful toll of "false and unproved" allegations of sexual harassment and adultery.
CANBERRA / BEIJING
President Obama signals a pivotal US shift to South Asia by pledging to move its focus to the region after the Iraq and Afghan wars. The move sparks concern from China, whose rapid rise is reorienting Asia’s strategic balance
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
The United States on Friday handed over to Iraqi control the sprawling Victory Base Complex near Baghdad, the main base from which the US war in Iraq was run, a US military spokesman said.
Colombia’s main Marxist militant group announced on Nov.15 that it has named a successor to its leader, who was killed in combat this month.
In an unscheduled visit to Iraq ahead of his trip to Turkey, US Vice President Joe Biden says the US and Iraq are embarking on a new phase in their relationship after Washington decided to withdraw all troops in one month. ‘Our partnership will continue, it will not continue in Iraq but in this region,’ says Biden.
HAWAII - Agence France-Presse
US President Barack Obama Sunday bluntly told Republican presidential candidates they were "wrong" in vowing to restore the "waterboarding" interrogation technique critics equate to torture.
NEW YORK- The Associated Press
President Barack Obama is reassuring Jewish supporters that his administration is committed to the security of Israel. He says: "We don't compromise when it comes to Israel's security."
1 Comment(s) 12/1/2011
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says they will work with Islamist parties in the Muslim world and urges them to work together with secular parties