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  • Britain's Cameron, meeting with Obama, under fire at home on EU

    Britain's Cameron, meeting with Obama, under fire at home on EU
    LONDON – As he met in Washington with President Obama on Monday, British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself on the defensive at home against members of his own party who want their country to withdraw from the 27-nation European Union as...
  • Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization

    Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization
    SAO PAULO, Brazil--Roberto Azevedo of Brazil has been elected the first Latin American director-general of the World Trade Organization, the global body charged with moving forward stalled trade agreement talks. The choice of Azevedo over close rival...
  • Tour bus crash: Federal investigators looking at maintenance records

     
    Federal officials spent Tuesday scouring a San Diego-area bus company's office, interviewing the owner and taking maintenance records as part of their investigation into the tour bus crash on California 38 that killed seven and injured dozens more....
  • Tour bus crash: Residents smelled burning brakes, heard horn

     
    Residents of the San Bernardino Mountain community of Mountain Home Village heard a bus roar by Sunday night, its horn honking, and smelled burning brakes in its wake. Moments later, it would hit a car, fall on its side and......
  • Panetta lifts ban on New Zealand naval ships

     
    AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Friday that New Zealand naval ships would be allowed to dock at U.S. bases, lifting a 26-year-old ban. The decision, announced by Panetta at a news conference, eases the long-running...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

     McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda
    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • Casey airs second ad, takes aim at Smith and free trade

    Casey airs second ad, takes aim at Smith and free trade
    Ask U.S. Sen. Bob Casey where he veers from President Barack Obama and he'll tell you it's on the issue of free trade. When Obama pressed Congress to pass three free trade agreements last year, Casey was among a small group of Democrats to refuse,...
  • Senate rejected Toomey-backed sugar amendment to farm bill

    Senate rejected Toomey-backed sugar amendment to farm bill
    Disputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown. Helping to lead the candy...
  • Daugherty, Dent with TV ads in final week

    Daugherty, Dent with TV ads in final week
    Democrat Rick Daugherty will launch his first and only TV ad on the topic that his Republican opponent, Congressman Charlie Dent, will end with: jobs. Inside a textile factory filled with workers, Daugherty argues the free trade policies that Dent...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • Colombia bomb injures ex-minister, kills 2 as new trade era dawns

     
    A former Colombian cabinet minister was injured in a bomb blast that killed five people in Bogota on the day that the Colombia-U.S. Free Trade Agreement starts taking effect...
  • America the Exporter

     
    As the auto industry regains its footing here, both foreign and domestic automakers are exporting more cars from the U.S. than five years ago, and they plan to dramatically expand that effort over the next half-decade. The combination of plant......