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  • Putin bows out of G-8 summit at Camp David

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will skip the meeting of leaders of the Group of 8 nations at Camp David next week....
  • Aid groups question Group of 8 plan to fight African hunger

     
    Aid groups criticize G8 plan to recruit private investment to fight African hunger: A G8 plan to foster $3 billion in private sector investment in agricultural development in poor countries won a tepid welcome from humanitarian agencies Friday, who argued...
  • Obama, other G-8 leaders push economic growth over austerity

     
    President Obama and leaders of the world’s other leading economies on Saturday embraced a policy of growth over austerity in Europe as they met on the cloistered grounds of Camp David to talk about fending off a spread of the Euro zone crisis....
  • Leaders of the Group of 20 nations gather in Mexico

     
    LOS CABOS, Mexico –- With the pro-bailout New Democracy party’s victory in Greece, leaders of the world’s biggest economies averted the worst of possible scenarios heading into their annual summit Monday. The heads of the Group of 20...
  • Clinton draws criticism from Chinese ahead of talks

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton flew into a storm of criticism in Beijing on Tuesday in the midst of a six-nation tour perceived by China as aimed at curbing its influence in Asia....
  • North Korea's mysterious power broker

    He is an enigma from the world's most secretive state, a behind-the-scenes political operative known mostly as a trusted brother-in-law to North Korean strongman Kim Jong Il. But Jang Song Taek has recently emerged as a decisive player in the drama of...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada

    World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been harshly criticized at home for the nearly $1-billion price tag of hosting overlapping summits of world leaders in Ontario this weekend. Most of the money has been spent on the security measures deemed...
  • Bush, Merkel, climate change, asparagus

     
    by Mark Silva German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is looking for more than handshakes in her relationship with the soon-retiring President Bush, pressed him publicly today for progress on a promised international agreement on climate change. "We had a......
  • Obama: Flags half-staff for Fort Hood

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The president today ordered flags flown at half-staff until Veterans Day in respect for 13 killed and 30 wounded in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. "We don't know all the answers yet, and......
  • Travel, Obama, travel: GOP's postcards

     
    by Mark Silva As the president prepares for another international trip, while pressing for passage of a "cap and trade'' energy bill back home, the Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are preparing to send some postcards. No stamps......