U.S. urged to take tougher line on Indian trade practices
WASHINGTON - A U.S. think tank on Tuesday recommended Congress suspend trade benefits for India, in the latest sign of U.S. frustration over Indian policies that block American exports and "free ride" on costly U.S. research to develop new medicines and other forms of valuable intellectual property.
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Secretary of State Kerry warns against deep budget cuts
WASHINGTON - Automatic government spending cuts set to take effect next month would undermine U.S. diplomacy and security policies at a time of turmoil across the Middle East and Africa, Secretary of State John Kerry told Congress on Thursday.
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Former President Bill Clinton: War on drugs not working
As government officials and residents of Washington and Colorado wait to see how the Justice Department and federal law enforcement agencies will respond to the legalization of marijuana, politicians and celebrities are questioning current drug policies.
India Minister Nominated for President
India's ruling Congress party nominated Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the largely ceremonial post of president, capping several days of dramatic negotiations that exposed a frail government coalition.