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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... - the first in a decade - as no ceasefire has been declared and hostilities have continued to kill.   National congress triggers printing bonanza The Chinese Communist Party publishes all key documents from the 18th party congress. While most are already posted on government websites, it is standard for the state publisher to print important papers as booklets and distribute them ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama signs a compromise defence bill that moves closer to shutting Guantanamo

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 11:18pm by AGENCIES

    ... Guantanamo detainees abroad, and look forward to working with the Congress to take the additional steps needed to close the facility," Obama said. The two-year budget agreement, negotiated by Congress earlier this month, lays out top-line spending limits for next year and 2015 and erases US$63 billion in spending cuts that were to take effect on January 1. I look forward to working ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama cuts Hawaii holiday short over fiscal cliff

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Honolulu US President heads back to Washington in last-ditch attempt to stitch up a deal with Congress on tax rises and spending cuts Obama cuts Hawaii holiday short as fiscal cliff looms US President Barack Obama has cut his Christmas vacation short to return to Washington to make a last-ditch push for a compromise on a tax and spending dispute with Congress ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    White House hosting last-ditch talks to avoid going over fiscal cliff

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... closed down 1.4 per cent, and Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.5 per cent. Obama was due to meet congressional leaders from both parties at the White House early this morning (Hong Kong time) ... if an agreement takes shape. An unidentified Obama aide said the president was planning to offer a scaled-back budget package to lawmakers. Congress members were divided on the odds of success, with a few ...

  5. News - World

    Julian Castro, the 'Latino Barack Obama'

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... adulation from the party faithful and complimentary comparisons to Obama. But Castro played down the similarities between himself and Obama, whose 2004 keynote speech to the Democratic convention ... Joaquin, a Texas state legislator now representing San Antonio, is poised to win election to Congress in November. Some would say the mayor has had a swift and charmed ascent. But his mother- whose ...



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