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  • End-of-year high note for Obama on foreign policy, too

    End-of-year high note for Obama on foreign policy, too

    Russia's Medvedev lauds Obama for pushing New START through the Senate. North Korea is more subdued, ahead of US visit from China's Hu. Obama and Britain's Cameron, well, they still talk.

  • Royal Wedding Date: Top 4 possible dates

    Royal Wedding Date: Top 4 possible dates

    It's enough to create a royal tizzy. With Prince William and Kate Middleton engaged to be married, they must now settle on a wedding date – while dodging obstacles posed by friends' weddings, a major political referendum, and, of course, Britain's cold and rainy months. Sources are speculating, guessing, estimating, and guesstimating on the possible day. It's of importance to more than royal watchers, friends, and family of William and Kate. Many brides-to-be are concerned that their special day will be overshadowed by what tabloids are calling the biggest wedding of the decade. Here are the four likely wedding dates being bandied about:

  • WikiLeaks row puts Britain's David Cameron on defensive with Pakistan

    Terrorism & Security WikiLeaks row puts Britain's David Cameron on defensive with Pakistan

    WikiLeaks intelligence led Britain Prime Minister David Cameron to imply that Pakistan is 'exporting terror.' He is refusing to back down from the statement, despite Pakistan's quick rebuttal and criticism.

  • Obama, Cameron dampen US-British prickliness on BP Gulf oil spill

    Obama, Cameron dampen US-British prickliness on BP Gulf oil spill

    President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed the BP Gulf oil spill by phone Saturday. While the talk was cordial, the US has not let up its pressure on BP.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/16

    South Korean Buddhists carry their lanterns in a parade during the Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 21, on a street in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday.

  • David Cameron named new UK prime minister after Brown resigns

    David Cameron named new UK prime minister after Brown resigns

    The Conservative Party leader David Cameron swiftly moved into 10 Downing Street on Tuesday as the UK's first Conservative Party prime minister in 13 years. Gordon Brown steps down.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/10

    Ultraorthodox Jewish men harvest wheat ahead of the Jewish Shavuot holiday in a field outside the Israeli community of Mevo Horon on Monday. Shavuot commemorates Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and is also a harvest holiday. It begins next Tuesday at sundown.

  • UK election result still in doubt as Cameron negotiates

    UK election result still in doubt as Cameron negotiates

    David Cameron's Conservative Party, which won the most seats in the May 6 UK election, is furiously negotiating with the third-place Liberal Democrats for a coalition government. But the Lib Dems haven't budged on electoral reform.

  • Horse-trading begins amid messy UK election results

    Horse-trading begins amid messy UK election results

    David Cameron, whose Conservative party is leading in UK election results, may have the upper hand. But no one party emerged with enough seats to form a government.

  • UK election 101: What will the Queen do the morning after?

    UK election 101: What will the Queen do the morning after?

    After a typical UK election, the leader of the winning party visits the queen to be anointed Britain's new prime minister. But early indications are this general election returned no outright winner, meaning Queen Elizabeth II could have an expanded role.

 
 
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