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State Dept Coy About Iran Nuclear Talks

Posted On November 10, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki won't predict the outcome of sensitive nuclear talks with Iran.   A deadline for striking a deal on Iran's nuclear program looms in a little more than two weeks. Speaking broadly, Psaki said the world will be safer if Iran does not secure a nuclear weapon. U.S.,…

Reagan Calls Released By White House

Posted On November 10, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Telephone conversations between former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President Regan has been released by the White House. In this excerpt, Reagan apologizes to Thatcher, saying the U.S. was afraid to tell anyone in advance because of fears of a mole.   The tape shows the President apologizing to the Prime…

China Blamed For Hacking Postal Service Computer Networks

Posted On November 10, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Chinese government hackers are the prime suspects in the breach of computer networks at the U.S. Postal Service. The "Washington Post" says data of more than 800-thousand employees was compromised. The FBI is heading up the investigation into the hack, which accessed names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers. The Postal…

Nigeria School Assembly Blast Kills 35

Posted On November 10, 2014

(Undated) -- About three-dozen people, most of them students, are dead after a bomb blast at a school assembly in Nigeria. A teacher told reporters the bomb went off as students were having their usual morning briefing. The attack happened in the country's northeast, where Boko Haram rebels are carrying on a five-year insurgency against…

Obama Says Momentum Building For Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

Posted On November 10, 2014

(Beijing) -- President Obama says momentum is building to what he calls a "historic" Asian-Pacific free trade deal. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a plan the U.S. is backing. Obama made his comments as he arrived in Beijing for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum that began today. China has been pushing a separate trade…