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Ukraine president calls for new anti-rebel offensive as crisis deal falters

Ukraine president calls for new anti-rebel offensive as crisis deal faltersNews from Reuters: By Alastair Macdonald and Darya Korsunskaya KIEV/MOSCOW Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:41pm EDT 1 of 4. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk attend a media briefing in Kiev April 22, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko … Read [...]

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Iran nuclear deal takes big step forward

Iran nuclear deal takes big step forwardNews from Washington Post: Iran and six world powers took a significant and hard-won step toward nuclear rapprochement on Sunday, announcing a deal to implement a landmark agreement that caps Iran’s disputed nuclear program in return for a modest easing of crippling economic sanctions. The announcement follows up on [...]

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Bipartisan group of 8 senators reaches deal on immigration changes

Bipartisan group of 8 senators reaches deal on immigration changesNews from Fox News: A bipartisan group of eight senators plans to announce they have agreed on a set of principles for comprehensive immigration reform. The deal, which will be announced at a news conference Monday afternoon, covers border security, guest workers and employer verification, as [...]

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Fiscal Deal Heads for Vote In House as Pressure Rises

Fiscal Deal Heads for Vote In House as Pressure RisesNews from New York Times: J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrived on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Tuesday. As the new year began on Tuesday, Congressional efforts to head off tax increases on most working Americans shifted to the House, where [...]

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Fiscal deal ‘within sight’ -

Fiscal deal ‘within sight’ -News from but chances in Congress unclear – Fox News: With roughly 12 hours left before the fiscal crisis deadline, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid took to the floor Monday to announce that Senate leaders still had not reached an agreement — upping the chances that the New Year’s Eve ball [...]

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Agreement within reach on ‘fiscal cliff’ deal, officials say

Agreement within reach on ‘fiscal cliff’ deal, officials sayNews from Washington Post: President Obama summoned congressional leaders to a Friday summit at the White House in a last-ditch effort to protect taxpayers, unemployed workers and the fragile U.S. recovery from severe austerity measures set to hit in just four days. The White House said Obama [...]

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Obama: Use Twitter to push Congress on debt deal

Obama: Use Twitter to push Congress on debt dealNews from Newsday: Originally published: November 28, 2012 12:17 PMUpdated: November 28, 2012 1:29 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | President Barack Obama acknowledges House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio while speaking to reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Nov. 16, 2012) [...]

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Berkshire Bets on Party Supplies in Oriental Trading Deal

Berkshire Bets on Party Supplies in Oriental Trading DealNews from San Francisco Chronicle: (Updates with KKR comment in the eighth paragraph.) Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) — Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to buy closely held Oriental Trading Co., the U.S. direct retailer of party and craft supplies. Berkshire will pay about $ 500 million for [...]

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NFL, referees reach deal to end lockout, plan to get back to work Thursday in …

NFL, referees reach deal to end lockout, plan to get back to work Thursday in …News from Washington Post: The National Football League completed an eagerly awaited deal with its referees Wednesday night to end its lockout of the sport’s regular officials and pave the way for them to return to the field immediately. The [...]

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With No Contract Deal by Deadline in Chicago, Teachers Will Strike

With No Contract Deal by Deadline in Chicago, Teachers Will StrikeNews from New York Times: Sitthixay Ditthavong/Associated Press Members of the Chicago Teachers Union distributed strike signs as the deadline approached. CHICAGO — Union leaders for this city’s public schoolteachers said that they would strike on Monday morning after negotiations ended late Sunday with no [...]

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