The US tariff on Chinese tires could have a ripple effect. Trade disputes have been rising among other nations.
US Middle East envoy George Mitchell met with Israeli President Shimon Peres on Sunday and sounded optimistic that a deal on settlements could boost peace talks before the end of the month.
Most of the criticism for erroneous reports of gunshots is aimed at the Coast Guard exercise. But news organizations take hits too for going live with unconfirmed reports reminiscent of Chicken Little.
Current healthcare bills don’t explicitly mention how illegal immigrants would be treated under some important provisions.
Obama has called for a mechanism that would trigger budget slashing if the health overhaul adds to the federal deficit.
Violence reduced over the summer, but attacks surged in Baghdad and Ninewa Province and some US bases since American troops withdrew from the cities.