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US politics live: Eric Holder faces ‘Fast and Furious’ questions in Congress

1.20pm: Virginia Tech is in lock-down after shots were heard near the campus: Virginia Tech says a police officer has been shot, and a possible second victim has been reported at a parking lot near the campus. Authorities are seeking… (READ MORE)

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Europe’s Debt Crisis: Spain, France Face Higher Borrowing Costs

The European debt crisis touched Spain and France Thursday, with both countries now forced to pay more to finance their governments. Spain, Europe’s fourth biggest economy, sold nearly $5 billion in government bonds Thursday at a big 7 percent interest… (READ MORE)

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Analysis: U.S.-India Trade Talks Focus on Trade Barriers

Although the U.S.-India economic relationship has grown significantly in recent years, economic barriers continue to prevent U.S. investment in several lucrative sectors. U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner and Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met in Washington this week to… (READ MORE)

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Obama’s counterterrorism is backfiring

President Obama has unveiled new strategies for American counterterrorism, but to some experts the commander in chief is only making matters worse. “What I see us doing is creating more terrorism throughout policies in Libya and Yemen,” says Susan Lindauer,… (READ MORE)

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Obama to Nominate Gruenberg as FDIC Chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that he will nominate Martin J. Gruenberg to become chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Gruenberg would succeed Sheila Bair, who plans to end her five-year term as one of the… (READ MORE)

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