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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:51:57 GMT
US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras - Businessweek
SFGate - The United Nations has been pushing the U.S. to treat children arriving at the southern border from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador as refugees displaced by armed conflict. The trio of nations has become one of the most violent regions in the world .US weighs refugee status for Central American kidsState JournalThe Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Central AmericaCenter For American Progressall 473 news articles .

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:47:08 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism. A board reviewing the cases of dozens of . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:02:05 GMT
IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014 - Businessweek
Financial Express - The downgrade of this year's estimate for the global economy reflects much slower growth in the United States. The IMF now expects just 1.7 percent U.S. growth in 2014, which would be the weakest since the recession officially ended five years ago.IMF cuts 2014 global growth forecast, sees rising risksChina PostIMF cuts global growth outlook; India avoids ratings downgradeBusinessDayall 389 news articles .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:31:42 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he worries there is a perception of the United States "disengaging" from global affairs. Gates also once headed the CIA. He says he recognizes the ocean-to-ocean diplomacy the Obama . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:33 GMT
The Cincinnati-based company was fined $25 million by the U.S. after pleading guilty in March 2007 to engaging in transactions with terrorists by paying Colombian militias $1.7 million from 1997 to 2004. No executives were charged under the deal, which . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:07:51 GMT
The Obama administration began to ramp up attention to these transactions last week with a letter from Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to House and Senate leaders. Lew said such deals "hollow out the U.S. corporate income tax base." Obama is calling on . .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:03 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials and lawmakers butted heads Wednesday over the American response to Iraq's expanding Sunni insurgency, with Republicans saying drone strikes should have been authorized months ago and even Democrats . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:21:46 GMT
He also chafed at the suggestion that he deliberately presented other scholars' work as his own in his 2007 thesis to earn a Master of Strategic Studies degree at the U.S. Army War College. "I admit that I made a mistake," he said. "My record will be . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:55:37 GMT
The administration's budget earlier this year included a limit on inversions that would effectively prevent U.S. companies from changing their addresses by purchasing a smaller foreign business. Last week, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew endorsed . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:59:57 GMT
Zillow, the largest U.S. real estate website, is seeking to buy No. 2 Trulia for as much as $2 billion in cash and stock, according to people with knowledge of the matter. An agreement may be announced as soon as next week, said one of the people, who . .