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eMediaWorld.com US, Russia try brave face despite tattered ties

August 9, 2013 11:43 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com US, Russia try brave face despite tattered ties

WASHINGTON — The United States and Russia put a brave face Friday on deteriorating relations, pledging to work together on shared interests even as they nursed frustration over deep differences on issues like missile defense, Syria and the case of NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Opening high-level talks just two days […]

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eMediaWorld.com – Obama cancels meeting with Putin amid Snowden tensions

August 7, 2013 5:27 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com – Obama cancels meeting with Putin amid Snowden tensions

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama is canceling plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next month — a rare diplomatic snub. The move is retribution for Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. It also reflects growing U.S. frustration with […]

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White House ‘extremely disappointed’ with Russia

August 3, 2013 10:55 AM0 comments
White House ‘extremely disappointed’ with Russia

WASHINGTON — A highly anticipated summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin could be hurt by Moscow’s decision to grant temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, the White House signaled after weeks of pressuring for his return to face prosecution. “We are extremely […]

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Obama weighs canceling Moscow talks with Putin

July 19, 2013 7:38 AM0 comments
Obama weighs canceling Moscow talks with Putin

WASHINGTON — The White House is considering canceling a summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders. The White House is dangling that option over the Russians as Moscow considers a temporary […]

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Cameron Tweets WWII bomb at G-8 site

June 18, 2013 6:24 PM0 comments
Cameron Tweets WWII bomb at G-8 site

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Well, that was close. Or was it? Shortly after wrapping up one of the most peaceful Group of Eight summits in recent memory, Prime Minister David Cameron let a cat out of the bag. “Now #G8UK is over I can reveal a bomb was found in […]

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Obama takes economic, foreign policy agenda to UK

June 17, 2013 12:03 PM0 comments
Obama takes economic, foreign policy agenda to UK

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking a security, foreign policy and economic agenda to Northern Ireland for a meeting with heads of the leading industrial nations. He’s looking for consensus on Syria while pushing for common ground on trade, economic growth and tax policies. Obama left Washington on Sunday […]

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Obama trade dilemma: Scant support from Democrats

June 15, 2013 3:41 PM0 comments
Obama trade dilemma: Scant support from Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is aggressively pushing an ambitious agenda to liberalize global trading. But already political trade wars are forming, and they’re with fellow Democrats rather than with Republicans, his usual antagonists. Obama is promoting free-trade proposals with Europe and Asia that could affect up to two-thirds of […]

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