President Obama Unveils Housing Initiative at Super Tuesday News Conference

  President Obama today unveiled his administration’s latest plan to tackle the housing crisis, announcing new mortgage relief for U.S. military personnel and homeowners with government-insured loans at his first news conference of the year. Obama told reporters at his 19th solo White House news conference that he is not satisfied to “sit by and wait while the housing market […]

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Netanyahu Signals Determination on Iran, but War Will Have to Wait

    Had he been speaking Hebrew in a dramatic TV broadcast back home, parts of Benjamin Netanyahu’s fire-and-brimstone speech on Monday night might have been mistaken for the words of an Israeli Prime Minister about to launch a fateful war. He painted Iran’s nuclear program as an apocalyptic extermination threat redolent of the Nazi Holocaust, stressed Israel’s power and […]

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U.S., others agree to nuclear talks with Iran

  The United States and other countries agreed Tuesday to resume negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Iran also signaled a willingness to let international inspectors visit a key military base at Parchin, which international inspectors suspect could be involved in a nuclear weapons program. The United States, France, Britain, China, Russia and Germany said they would resume stalled […]

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Ahmadinejad Eclipsed as Iran’s Vote Goes to the Ayatullah

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the Iranian leader Americans most love to hate, and he’s not doing so well back home, either. Ahmadinejad was the big loser in Iran’s parliamentary elections on Friday, the results of which show a solid victory for the hard-line supporters of Supreme Leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenei. Both camps had approached the election as a public showdown […]

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