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  • Persian Gulf leaders' summit with Obama yields no bold results

    Persian Gulf leaders' summit with Obama yields no bold results
    President Obama and Arab leaders on Thursday agreed to several tactical steps toward strengthening Middle East security but stopped short of a bold new agreement to confront the region’s chaos. The summit at the Camp David presidential retreat,...
  • U.S. denies snub by Persian Gulf leaders skipping Obama's summit

    U.S. denies snub by Persian Gulf leaders skipping Obama's summit
    The Obama administration scrambled Monday to blunt suggestions that Persian Gulf leaders are signaling unhappiness with the White House by shunning President Obama's invitation to a defense summit this week. Although the heads of four of the six Arab...
  • Top weekend shows: Disappears, Chicago Music Summit

    Disappears: Masters of the dark, deep, trace-inducing guitar swirl, the quartet will debut tracks from its fourth studio album, “Era” (Kranky). Didn’t think it would be possible, but on “Era” the band sounds more cavernous...
  • White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'

    White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'
    WASHINGTON- -The White House said Friday that it will take weeks to deliver weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels despite the rising death toll in the civil war and pleas for speedy assistance from anti-government forces. The United States has created...
  • The Week Ahead: 'Troubles' site hosts G-8, Obama's 'Yes we scan'

    The Week Ahead: 'Troubles' site hosts G-8, Obama's 'Yes we scan'
    Northern Ireland venue for G-8 summit showcases recovery from 'the Troubles' Monday-Tuesday, June 17-18 -- Security is always a challenge at the annual Group of 8 summit, and this year host nation Britain has made the task particularly daunting with its...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    Surveillance and censorship and Jay-Z are on the Internet's collective brain today. Welcome to your post-weekend trends reporrt for Monday, June 17, 2013. The pop star's upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, got a preview during Sunday's game...
  • G-8 leaders vow to go after global tax cheats

    G-8 leaders vow to go after global tax cheats
    LONDON — With many of their governments strapped for cash, leaders at a summit of rich nations vowed Tuesday to crack down on tax cheats by swapping financial information and exposing companies that set up elaborate structures to hide their profits....
  • Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum

    Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum
    WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
  • ECB President Mario Draghi 'very cautious' on Eurozone revival

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Even as European Union leaders at the G-20 summit here crowed about a reviving Eurozone, the head of the European Central Bank said he didn't share their optimism. In somber remarks, ECB President Mario Draghi said he...
  • Obama threatens to penalize Putin over Ukraine

    Obama threatens to penalize Putin over Ukraine
      WASHINGTON -- President Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that the U.S. may boycott an upcoming economic summit in Russia and threatened further penalties if Moscow does not recall its military forces from Ukrainian territory....
  • Ukraine mobilizes after Putin's 'declaration of war'

    Ukraine mobilizes after Putin's 'declaration of war'
    KIEV/BALACLAVA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the...