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Golden Brown?

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 20:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Was UK prime minister's US trip a success or failure?
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US economy 'slumps further'

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 19:40
related places: February

Economic conditions worsened in January and February, the US Federal Reserve says in an influential report.
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Chasing dreams

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 18:45
related places: Time

Time running out for US vision on Middle East
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Kyrgyz U-turn on US base mooted

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 18:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan's president raises the possibility of US troops remaining at a key airbase that supports operations in Afghanistan.
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PM's speech to Congress: Your views

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 14:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Congress

Gordon Brown has delivered his speech to congress. What did you make of his performance?
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Clinton concern over demolitions

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 13:30
related countries: West Bank West Bank

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expresses "deep concern" over Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes in Jerusalem.
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Soldier no more

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 13:19
related places: Why

Why leaving the US Army is the only option for some
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Mexico troops enter drug war city

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 11:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

More than 1,500 Mexican troops move into a city on the US border being fought over by rival drug gangs.
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Main US Afghan base is attacked

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 10:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The main US base in southern Afghanistan is hit by at least one explosion, officials say.
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India in bid to stop Gandhi sale

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 9:50
related countries: India India

Indian officials are talking with a US auction house to stop items owned by Mahatma Gandhi from being sold, officials say.
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Washington diary

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Frei considers the health of the US-UK relationship
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San Diego jet crash 'avoidable'

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 1:01
related places: San Diego

The crash of a US F-18 fighter jet in San Diego last year, killing four people on the ground, was avoidable, the military says.
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Obama hails special relationship

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 22:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

US President Barack Obama says there is a bond between the US and UK "that will not break", after talks with Gordon Brown.
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Man accused of US intern's murder

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 19:54

A jailed Salvadorean immigrant is charged with the 2001 murder of US intern Chandra Levy, a case which gripped the nation.
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Man accused of US intern's murder

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 19:54

A jailed Salvadorean immigrant is charged with the 2001 murder of US intern Chandra Levy, a case which gripped the nation.
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Iran confirms reporter detention

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 17:14
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian judiciary official confirms US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi is being held in prison, but gives no reason.
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US Afghan supplies cross Russia

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 16:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Russia Russia

A first shipment of non-military supplies has crossed Russia on its way to US forces in Afghanistan, a Russian news agency says.
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US 'offers Russia deal over Iran'

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 15:58
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

US President Barack Obama has written to his Russian counterpart suggesting co-operation over Iran's plans, officials say.
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US Israel support 'unshakeable'

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 15:05
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Hillary Clinton declares "unshakeable" US support for Israel during her first visit to the region as secretary of state.
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China talks for US envoy on N Korea

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 14:46
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Beijing

The new US envoy on North Korea arrives in Beijing for talks aimed at breathing life into the stalled nuclear deal.
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Energy security

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 14:30

Ethical Man on why US must depend less on foreign oil
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Data on Obama helicopter leaked

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 10:53
related countries: Iran Iran

The US military investigates how data about a presidential helicopter is found on an Iranian computer.
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CIA destroyed 92 interview tapes

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 18:43

The CIA destroyed 92 videotapes of interviews with terror suspects, a US government lawyer admits.
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AIG reports record $61.7bn loss

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 18:21

Insurance giant AIG reports the largest quarterly loss in corporate history as global stock markets tumble.
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Snow brings havoc to eastern US

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 15:15

Heavy snow sweeps the eastern coast of the United States, closing schools and disrupting flights and roads.
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US nuclear relic found in bottle

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 13:54

A bottle discarded at a waste site in the north-western US contains the world's oldest sample of bomb- grade plutonium, scientists say.
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North Korea holds rare UN talks

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 11:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

North Korea and the US-led United Nations Command in South Korea hold their first talks in almost seven years.
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Designer baby row over US clinic

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 10:17
related places: Los Angeles

A Los Angeles clinic courts controversy by offering would-be parents the chance to select traits like the eye, skin and hair colour of their offspring.
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US ready to aid Mexico drug fight

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 10:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Washington

Washington could offer more military help to Mexico to battle violent drug-smuggling cartels, the US defence secretary says.
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In pictures

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 0:40

Chronicling life and death on the US-Mexico border
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Iran's uranium 'enough for bomb'

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 17:21
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Staff

Iran possesses enough nuclear material to build a bomb, the United States' most senior military commander says.
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Missiles 'kill seven' in Pakistan

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 14:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Missiles fired by US unmanned aircraft kill seven people close to Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, reports say.
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US 'cell assault' video released

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 8:17

US prosecutors release video of a sheriff's deputy striking a 15-year-old girl and throwing her onto a cell floor.
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US resists Karzai poll date call

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 4:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: August

The US says it prefers an August date for elections in Afghanistan, despite President Hamid Karzai's call for an April poll.
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Sebelius 'to take US health post'

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 1:41

US President Barack Obama chooses Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius as his new health secretary, officials say.
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US robbery suspect held after applying to join the police

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 22:27
related places: California

A suspected store robber lands himself in custody after turning up to take a police entrance examination in California.
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US soldier guilty of Iraq murder

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 15:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: May

A US military jury finds an army officer guilty of the murder of an Iraqi detainee during questioning last May.
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America's trillion dollar question

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 12:03

The US economy has suffered a sharp nosedive. Kevin Connolly in the US looks at why we are now talking trillions as well as billions.
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Broad support for Obama Iraq plan

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 11:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq

US Republicans broadly welcome President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw most troops from Iraq by the middle of 2010.
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US may boycott racism conference

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 2:20
related countries: Israel Israel

The US threatens to boycott a UN conference on racism, calling a draft text "unsalvageable" and saying it unfairly criticises Israel.
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Obama outlines Iraq pullout plan

Friday, February 27th 2009, 22:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq

President Barack Obama announces details of his plan to withdraw most US troops from Iraq by August 2010.
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US economy suffers sharp nosedive

Friday, February 27th 2009, 21:57

The US economy shrank by 6.2% in the last three months of 2008 - more than predicted - revised official figures show.
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US detainee 'on terror charges'

Friday, February 27th 2009, 20:32
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A Qatari-Saudi national held on US soil is formally charged by a court with supporting a foreign terror group.
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Canada 'turns back Russia bomber'

Friday, February 27th 2009, 17:34
related countries: Canada Canada, Russia Russia
related places: Ottawa

Canadian jets intercepted a Russian bomber on the eve of US President Obama's visit to Ottawa, Canadian officials say.
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US increases stake in Citigroup

Friday, February 27th 2009, 15:17

Citigroup agrees a deal which sees the US government increase its stake in the ailing bank from 8% to 40%.
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China denounces US 'rights abuse'

Friday, February 27th 2009, 11:12
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Two days after a US report criticised China's rights record, Beijing retaliates with a fiery critique of life in the US.
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Exile blues

Friday, February 27th 2009, 10:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian band Kiosk find success in the United States
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Obama to reveal Iraq pullout plan

Friday, February 27th 2009, 9:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq

President Barack Obama is expected to announce his plan to withdraw most of the US troops from Iraq by 2010.
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Mexico rejects US drugs warning

Friday, February 27th 2009, 9:12
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's president rejects US concern that his country could collapse because of a growing wave of drug violence.
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The Simpsons to set US prime-time TV series record

Friday, February 27th 2009, 9:04
related places: Simpsons

The Simpsons is to become the longest-running prime-time series in US TV history after two more seasons were ordered.
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What is the way forward in Iraq?

Friday, February 27th 2009, 5:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq

President Obama has revealed plans to withdraw most US troops from Iraq by August 2010. Do you agree with the proposals?
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Obama unveils his $3.6tn budget

Friday, February 27th 2009, 3:34

US President Barack Obama unveils a $3.6tn (£2.5tn) budget and forecasts a budget deficit of $1.75tn.
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Out of print?

Friday, February 27th 2009, 2:08

The crisis that could close down the US newspaper industry
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Argentina-US row over CIA comment

Friday, February 27th 2009, 1:54
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina protests after the US Central Intelligence Agency warns about possible economic instability in the country.
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Key Afghan-Pakistani talks in US

Friday, February 27th 2009, 0:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The US agrees with Afghanistan and Pakistan to hold regular talks to tackle rising violence in their volatile border region.
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US lifts ban on war dead photos

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 22:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq

The US defence department ends a ban on news photos of the coffins of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Dutch Iraqi pleads guilty in US

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 16:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Netherlands Netherlands

An Iraqi-born Dutch suspect accused of planting roadside bombs in Iraq pleads guilty at his US trial.
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Sweden probes 'anti-US' attacks

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 15:22
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Three supermarkets are destroyed in Sweden, in what police say might be anti-American arson attacks.
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Four charged in US suicide probe

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 12:56

Four people are charged in a wide-ranging probe in the United States into an alleged assisted suicide ring.
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Dogs lose sole rights to US property fortune

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 11:35

The fortune left by billionaire Leona Helmsley can go to charities other than those solely related to dogs, a US court rules.
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'Selling' America to the world

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 11:06
related places: Asia

Returning from a diplomatic trip around Asia with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Kim Ghattas reflects on the success of the visit.
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China rights 'worsened', says US

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 10:31
related countries: China China

China's human rights record worsened in some areas in 2008 despite the Beijing Olympics, the US state department says.
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US raids target Mexican drug gang

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 10:27
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Federal

A crackdown on Mexican traffickers operating in the US has led to 755 arrests and large seizures of drugs and money.
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US bill aims to ease Cuba travel

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 1:02
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The US House of Representatives passes a bill that should ease travel restrictions on Cuban-Americans wanting to go to Cuba.
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Obama plans clear financial rules

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 22:46

The US president promises clear rules to "protect consumers and investors", but the banks get access to more money.
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Obama's Commerce chief announced

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 17:04
related places: Commerce, Washington

US President Barack Obama picks former Washington state governor Gary Locke to be his Commerce Secretary.
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Determined Obama vows to renew US

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 5:41
related places: Congress

Barack Obama makes his first speech to Congress, vowing that the US will emerge stronger from economic crisis.
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Marionberry's bid for Oregon glory squashed by rival soft fruit

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 4:28
related places: Oregon

A proposal to name the marionberry as the official berry of the west coast US state of Oregon is scuppered by a grower of a rival berry type.
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Spain makes Guantanamo offer

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 20:57
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain agrees "in principle" to take some inmates released from the US camp at Guantanamo, which is due to close within a year.
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Hudson pilot urges safety funding

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 20:15

The pilot of a plane that ditched into the Hudson River calls on US airlines to invest more in recruiting and training pilots.
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US recession 'may last into 2010'

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 17:03
related places: Congress

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke warns Congress that the US recession may last beyond the end of the year.
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US soldiers hurt in Iraq attack

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 16:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least three US soldiers are hurt and an Iraqi interpreter is killed after being shot by Iraqi policemen in the city of Mosul.
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Afghan blast 'kills four troops'

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 13:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four soldiers from the international coalition are killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the US military says.
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US to donate '$900m in Gaza aid'

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 13:23
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Gaza

The Obama administration will give about $900m to help rebuild Gaza after the recent Israeli offensive, a US official said.
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Asian stocks rattled by US falls

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 12:53

Asian stocks slide amid renewed fears over the global financial sector and after US stocks hit a near 12-year low.
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Lift-off for Nasa's 'CO2 hunter'

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 10:08

Nasa's first mission dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide concentrations on Earth from space launches successfully.
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Music linked to teen sex habits

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 7:30

Listening to music with degrading sexual lyrics could prompt teenagers to start having sex earlier, a US study suggests.
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Child porn damages precedent set

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 6:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man living in the US is told to pay $200,000 (£130,000 ) for possessing an image of child pornography.
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Call to relax Guantanamo regime

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 0:20

A US defence department report recommends easing prisoners' isolation at Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
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'Likely' US Commerce chief named

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 23:44

Former Washington state governor Gary Locke is a "likely nominee" for the post of US commerce secretary, say reports.
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US shares at nearly 12-year low

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 23:15

US shares fall sharply on concerns about the government's latest attempts to shore up the banking system.
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Octuplet 'father' wants DNA tests

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 22:58

A US man who says he could be the father of octuplets born last month says he wants to take a DNA test.
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Three US soldiers killed in Iraq

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 22:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three US soldiers and an interpreter are killed in fighting in northern Iraq, the US military says.
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Should US rethink Cuban embargo?

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 19:47
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at easing restrictions on travel to Cuba. Should the US engage with the communist state?
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Obama promises to halve deficit

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 18:46

US President Barack Obama says he will halve the budget deficit he inherited from the Bush administration by 2013.
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Child prostitutes rescued in US

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 18:13

US authorities rescue nearly 50 teenage prostitutes in a nationwide operation against the trafficking of children for sex.
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Taleban chief hails raids on Nato

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 17:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

A Taleban chief in north-west Pakistan tells the BBC of the group's success in targeting Nato and US supplies.
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US 'must rethink Cuban embargo'

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 12:17
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Republican

Current US policies on Cuba have not worked and should be re-evaluated, a senior Republican senator argues.
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Iraq's National Museum reopened

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 12:13
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's National Museum reopens six years after it was vandalised and looted after the 2003 US-led invasion.
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Beckham still hopeful over Milan

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 9:27
related places: Milan

David Beckham says he has no idea whether a deal for him to permanently join AC Milan from American side LA Galaxy is any closer to being reached.
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Bush turns down job in hardware store

Sunday, February 22nd 2009, 13:06
related places: Dallas, Texas

Former US President George W Bush visits the Dallas, Texas, hardware store that offered him a job earlier this month.
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US actors reject studios' offer

Sunday, February 22nd 2009, 8:02
related places: Hollywood

The largest union representing US actors rejects the "last, best and final offer" from Hollywood studios for a new contract.
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Clinton wraps up first Asian trip

Sunday, February 22nd 2009, 6:24
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets Chinese civil society leaders in Beijing on the final day of her first foreign trip.
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Obama hails 'fastest' US tax cut

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 22:22

US tax bills will begin to fall from April, President Barack Obama says, hailing a new tax cut as the fastest ever to take effect.
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Ridge: We were wrong to torture

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 15:40

Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge accepts some recent criticisms of the US "war on terror" .
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Clinton urges stronger China ties

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 13:37
related countries: China China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls for a deeper US-China partnership on the economy and climate change.
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New jail opens at Abu Ghraib site

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 12:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Abu Ghraib, the Iraqi prison which became notorious for detainee abuse by US forces, is being re-opened in a new incarnation.
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Kyrgyzstan leaves US out in the cold

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 12:15
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

In Bishkek, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reflects on the decision by the Kyrgyz parliament to close the only US military base in the country.
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'No US rights' for Bagram inmates

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 3:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Bagram

Detainees being held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan cannot use US courts to challenge their detention, the US says.
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US soldier guilty of Iraq murder

Friday, February 20th 2009, 18:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A US soldier is convicted of murder for shooting an Iraqi detainee in 2007 and dumping the body in a canal.
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