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  • India's Modi seeks to crown global sales pitch with U.S. tour

    NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in the United States on Friday aiming to woo corporate titans and crown a burst of investment-focused diplomacy, while marking a personal victory for a man who was for...
  • Google pulls out of conservative group amid environmentalist pressure

    Google pulls out of conservative group amid environmentalist pressure
    Google's effort to build strong alliances with Republican politicians and conservative advocacy groups is paying dividends on Capitol Hill but has created a growing marketing and public-relations headache for the company. Climate-change activists have...
  • U.S. judge restores federal protections to wolves in Wyoming

    (Reuters) - A U.S. judge restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming, at least temporarily, in a victory for wildlife conservationists that was sure to draw criticism from ranchers and hunters who see wolves as a threat to livestock and big-game...
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Federal aid ending, Wisconsin tobacco farms roll with it

    Some of Jay Smithback's earliest memories are of driving a tractor, when he was 4 years old, and working in his family's tobacco field. Now 29, Smithback is a fourth-generation Wisconsin tobacco farmer. Overall production of the crop in the state has...
  • Congress should roll back the president's war without borders

    This week's air strikes in Syria mark the latest step in the escalation of the U.S. war in the region. A conflict that started as a bid to provide humanitarian aid and protect U.S. personnel in Iraq has grown in just over two months into a war without...
  • Congress mostly approves of airstrikes in Syria so far

    Congress found itself in a familiar position after President Obama ordered airstrikes on terrorists in Syria -- clamoring for a legislative role in the process, but perhaps relieved of not being asked to take one. Members of Congress registered mostly...
  • Arizona congressional candidate denounces ad by gun control group

    (Reuters) - A Republican in a hotly contested Arizona congressional race fought back on Tuesday against an attack ad by gun control advocates, saying she has always favored barring stalkers from owning guns and dismissing suggestions to the contrary as...
  • Obama's Syria war carries risks for him at home and abroad

    UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appearing relaxed enough to crack a joke, U.S. President Barack Obama took to the world stage on Tuesday after launching airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants but he is still facing huge political...
  • Financial relief finally coming for Camp Lejeune toxic water victims

    WASHINGTON The Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced it will soon start to cover out-of-pocket health care costs for Marine dependents who contracted cancer and other illnesses from toxic water at Camp Lejeune, as promised two years ago by...
  • Local lawmakers have mixed response to Syria airstrikes

    Florida's U.S. senators expressed bipartisan support Tuesday for the U.S. airstrikes on the Islamic State in Syria, while the reaction of Central Florida's U.S. representatives was mixed. Sens. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and Marco Rubio, a Republican, both...