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Russia tells Sweden that hunting for its submarines is a 'mindless waste of

Russia tells Sweden that hunting for its submarines is a 'mindless waste of
In an extraordinary retort, the Russian foreign ministry issued a statement decrying "anti-Russian hysteria and propaganda" in Sweden's response to the mistaken submarine sighting. Russia apparently wants Sweden to believe …. Career Builder. Find A …
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The Morning Ledger: Cheap Corporate Debt in Europe Lures Buyers
A completed deal would form a firm with nearly $ 28 billion in revenue, rivaling Sweden's Ericsson, and would arm the new company with more research firepower and a broader technological arsenal in its fight against Chinese players like ZTE Corp. and …
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Kerry says he's confident that Obama can get an Iran nuclear deal through
"Looming large is the challenge of finishing the negotiation with Iran over the course of the next two and a half months," Kerry said after arriving in Germany for a Group of Seven foreign ministers' meeting in the northern city of Luebeck. "Yesterday …
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10 things you need to know today
The Energy Information Administration believes the US might end its dependence on foreign oil as early as 2020. The EIA now believes US production will peak at 10.6 million barrels per day in 2020, up from its previous projected peak of 9.6 billion …
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China the the Dalai Lama to 'put aside his illusions' about Tibet talks
He is being received by fewer and fewer foreign leaders in recent years, because of the anger it draws from China, the world's second-largest economy. At the annual meeting of China's largely rubber stamp parliament last month, senior officials again …
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Bank of America beats on earnings
Trading revenue was $ 4.6 billion and in fixed income, currencies, and commodities, the bank recorded the highest foreign exchange and trading revenue since its merger with Merrill Lynch. The bank also reported that the number of 60+ day delinquent …
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UPDATE 6-Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent; France backs deal
The French government, which has a record of intervening in major takeover deals and is sensitive about job cuts and keeping a French foothold in strategic industries, publicly backed the plan. Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron hailed it as an …
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Obama moves to drop Cuba from terror blacklist
"The government of Cuba has not provided any support for international terrorism during the preceding six-month period," Obama wrote to US lawmakers to justify his decision, after what administration officials called "a rigorous process" done with …
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The fate of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram a year ago remains a mystery
Outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan stepped up efforts against the group as the election campaign intensified, partly thanks to the efforts of foreign military contractors. The militaries of Cameroon and Chad have gained ground against Boko Haram as well.
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Russian-backed rebels are shifting battle lines again in eastern Ukraine
Foreign policy chiefs from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are meeting to discuss the crisis later on Monday. Dmytro Kuleba, the Ukrainian foreign ministry's special envoy, in a Twitter post on Monday described the fighting in the area as "setting …
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The Senate is about to challenge Obama on the Iran nuclear deal
The White House doesn't want Congress to take any action that could upset the delicate negotiations that are supposed to wrap up with a final agreement by the end of June. Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said a vote …
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