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Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos gives a thumbs up during the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao arena

Colombia’s Santos opens ‘Congress of peace,’ urges deal with rebels

By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened a new session of Congress on Sunday, calling on lawmakers to back government efforts to strike a peace deal with Marxist rebels to end 50 years of war. "This will be – there's no doubt – the Congress of peace," said Santos, […]

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Pentagon signs deal to sell $11B worth of arms to Qatar

The Pentagon is making an $ 11 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters and Patriot and Javelin air-defense weapons to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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West Sees Significant Gaps With Iran on Nuclear Deal

Efforts to open the way to a final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers appeared to fall short after a day of intensive talks between the Iranian foreign minister and his U.S. and European counterparts Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Kerry Brokers a Deal to Audit All Afghan Votes

Afghanistan will conduct an audit of the eight million votes cast in a runoff for the recent presidential election, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Speaker of the House John Boehner emphasizes a point as he speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington

Obama administration warns money low to deal with migrant crisis

By Richard Cowan and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration warned lawmakers on Thursday that U.S. border control agencies would run out of money and migrant children would run out of beds if Congress did not approve $ 3.7 billion in funds to address an influx of people from Central America. Days after […]

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Deal Terms Bring Out the Truth About Taxes

Company executives may be tight-lipped about the tax benefits that come with some overseas deals, but their importance is coming through loud and clear in the fine print of merger documents. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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A billboard calling for the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl near Spokane Washington

Hearing fails to calm anger over deal to free Bergdahl

By David Alexander and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A closed-door congressional hearing on the release of Bowe Bergdahl failed to calm Republican anger on Tuesday over the administration's secretive deal to trade five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo for the U.S. prisoner of war. But a group of former soldiers defended the exchange and […]

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U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Berghdal is pictured in handout photo provided by U.S. Army

White House-Congress rift over Bergdahl deal deepens

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A political storm over the trade of five Taliban inmates for a captured American soldier intensified on Monday when Obama administration officials told U.S. lawmakers that up to 90 people within the administration – but no members of Congress – were told in advance about the swap. "It strikes […]

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In Two Capitals, Questions Over Taliban 5 Deal

Sanger & Rosenberg, NYT Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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In Two Capitals, Questions Over Bergdahl Deal

Sanger & Rosenberg, NYT Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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