- Biggest Municipal Bankruptcies In U.S. History
Detroit?s July 18 filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection was the biggest such filing for a U.S. municipality on record.
By Micheline Maynard. Forbes. Tue, 3 Dec 2013 16:49:00 GMT.
- Kerry: Afghan troop decision is 'serious business'
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says a decision about whether to keep foreign military troops in Afghanistan after 2014 is "serious business" and urged the government in Kabul to agree to it quickly.
Miami Herald. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:10 EST.
- Iran Opposes Kabul Security Deal With U.S.
Iran's Foreign Ministry on December 3 asked Kabul not to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement with Washington.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:18:05 +0000.
- Netanyahu Ally Urges More Cautious Tone With US
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should take the heat out of his dispute with U.S. President Barack Obama, his top coalition partner said on Tuesday, warning that the spat over Iran was not helping Israel. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:39:58 -0500.
- European Rights Court Holds Hearing on Secret CIA Prison
The European Court of Human Rights has begun a hearing on whether Poland ignored human rights abuses by allegedly hosting a secret U.S. prison used by the CIA to interrogate terror suspects. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:13:09 -0500.
- U.S. News’ Zuckerman Among 100 CEO Leaders in STEM
In an interview with STEMconnector, the U.S. News Editor in Chief offers suggestions for solving the STEM crisis.
U. S. News & World Report. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 10:55:00 -0500.
- VIDEO: One-way trade route in Afghanistan
The United States is threatening to pull out of a security pact with Afghanistan unless it is signed by the end of the year - without the pact trade routes could be threatened.
BBC News. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 19:07:22 GMT.
- VIDEO: Obama gets a DreamWorks makeover
United States president Barack Obama visited the DreamWorks Animation studio in California and found his voice had been used to bring a character to life.
BBC News. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:17:28 GMT.