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Obama Sees An Iran Deal That Could Avoid Congress

No one knows if the Obama administration will manage in the next five weeks to strike what many in the White House consider the most important foreign policy deal of his presidency: an accord with Iran that would forestall its ability to make a nuclear weapon. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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Obama, Japan PM discuss TPP trade deal, Ebola by phone: Jiji

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed stalled trade talks and the Ebola virus epidemic in a telephone conversation on Wednesday morning Tokyo time, Jiji news agency reported. A Japanese official had earlier confirmed that the two leaders would talk by phone. The latest outbreak of Ebola, which […]

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National Briefing | South: Alabama: Deal Ends Plan to Publish Names of Arrested Immigrants

The state has agreed not to enforce a provision of its immigration law that required state officials to publish a list of people known to be unlawfully in the country. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Spy Agencies Urge Caution on Phone Deal

An obscure federal contract for routing phone calls and text messages has prompted a lobbying battle in which intelligence officials argue that surveillance secrets could be at risk. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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US considers softening demands on Iran nuke deal, report says

The United States is considering softening demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program, instead floating a new proposal that would allow Tehran to keep almost half of the program intact, diplomats say. Full News here – FOX News

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Iran’s Rouhani Says Nuclear Deal Key to Terror Fight

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani signaled Iran could ramp up its cooperation with the west over the threat posed by Islamic State if there is a successful conclusion to nuclear talks with six major powers. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Afghan presidential rivals at last reach unity deal after disputed vote

By Kay Johnson and Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) – The rival candidates in Afghanistan's messy election for a new president finally struck a power-sharing deal on Saturday, aides said, after more than two months of tension over a vote in which each side accused the other of fraud. The crisis has further destabilised Afghanistan just […]

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Liberal Senators Char Burger King Over Inversion Deal

A group of five liberal senators warned Burger King executives about possible negative consequences from their plan to move the company’s tax address to Canada, in a dialing-up of political heat from the firm’s inversion deal. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Liberal Senators Char Burger King Over Inversion Deal

A group of five liberal senators warned Burger King executives about possible negative consequences from their plan to move the company’s tax address to Canada, in a dialing-up of political heat from the firm’s inversion deal. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Detroit reaches tentative deal with one of its key creditors in bankruptcy case

A court filing Tuesday evening says that Detroit and the bond insurer Syncora Guarantee “have reached an agreement in principle” to settle the company’s $ 400 million claim in the nation’s largest-ever municipal bankruptcy case. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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