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  • Obama Wins Deals With Confident Chinese

    Obama Wins Deals With Confident Chinese
    The photograph on Tuesday from Beijing was as carefully arranged as a display of Ming china: Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping discussing the world's business as they walked, side by side, across a bridge with ornate, brilliantly illuminated...
  • Can Obama kick his gum habit?

    Can Obama kick his gum habit?
    In June, President Barack Obama's physician dispatched the results of his third physical examination of the commander in chief. The doctor noted Obama was in "excellent" health except for one minor problem: his history of smoking. But Obama, the report...
  • Cheaper oil's winners and losers

    The recent drop in world oil prices — from more than $100 a barrel in June to about $80 a barrel now — will benefit the global economy, American consumers and a beleaguered U.S. foreign policy. And there are reasons to think oil could remain...
  • Russia resuming Cold War-era bomber flights close to U.S. shores

    In response to NATO's "anti-Russia inclinations," the Kremlin will resume its Cold War-era practice of sending long-range bombers to patrol the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, Russia's defense minister announced Wednesday. The flights, which...
  • Don't blame voters for Obama's feckless foreign policy

    To the editor: The suggestion that the election results will serve to embolden our adversaries around the world ignores the unalterable truth that those very election results were partially the result of our weak foreign policy over the past six years. ("...
  • Russians start to feel the pinch as economy struggles

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Alexander Shalin rides a bike to work, shops in local grocery stores and doesn't worry too much about fashion. The 37-year-old manager should be recession-proof, but even he is feeling the pinch from Russia's slowing economy. To escape...
  • NATO reports sighting Russian tanks moving into Ukraine

    KIEV NATO said Wednesday that it has sighted Russian troops and heavy weapons entering Ukraine, while the government in Kiev said that it was again preparing for war in the country's east. NATO reported seeing columns of Russian tanks, artillery and...
  • Russia plans long-range bomber flights near North American waters

    Russia plans long-range bomber flights near North American waters
    Russia said on Wednesday it planned to send long-range bombers on flight patrols over North American waters, including the Gulf of Mexico, but the Pentagon played down Moscow's mission as routine training in international airspace. The announcement by...
  • Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry

    Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ukraine's government of interfering with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in July that killed 298 people. Independent investigators have had little access to the wreckage...
  • Vladimir Putin's act of chivalry has Chinese officials seeing red

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have seemed to become fast friends in recent months. Beijing, for instance, signed a $400 billion natural gas deal with Moscow that helped Putin avoid some of the sting of sanctions from the...
  • Rosneft head asks Putin to drop oil tax change plan: paper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Igor Sechin, head of Russia's biggest oil producer Rosneft , has asked President Vladimir Putin to scrap planned changes to the country's oil tax regime, business daily Kommersant reported on Tuesday. The changes, known as the "tax...