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  • Global Hawk drone flies into budget battle between Pentagon, Congress

    Global Hawk drone flies into budget battle between Pentagon, Congress
    When the Air Force looked for ways to save money last year to deal with declining budgets, officials decided to halt work on a high-flying, long-endurance spy drone built in Palmdale by defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. At a cost of $35,000 per...
  • U.S. not being 'played' by Iran on nuclear issue, Kerry insists

    U.S. not being 'played' by Iran on nuclear issue, Kerry insists
    The United States would never allow itself to be "played" by Iran in negotiations about to resume on the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear programs, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry insisted Thursday. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met...
  • Iran's supreme leader mostly pleased with Rouhani's U.S. trip

    Iran's supreme leader mostly pleased with Rouhani's U.S. trip
    TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday publicly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani's efforts to reconcile with archenemy Washington, but indicated his displeasure with some events during Rouhani's high-profile visit late last month to the...
  • Iran to offer 'road map' for resolving nuclear dispute with West

    Iran to offer 'road map' for resolving nuclear dispute with West
    TEHRAN -- With international talks on Iran’s nuclear program set to begin Tuesday, Iranian officials said their negotiating team would offer a broad “road map” proposal for resolving the issue, but would also seek to protect key...
  • Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting

    Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting
    Iran and six major powers have been at odds for a decade over the Islamic republic’s development of nuclear capabilities, at the heart of negotiations set to resume Tuesday in Geneva. Hopes of budging the high-stakes diplomatic standoff from...
  • Warren Buffett: Debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction'

    Warren Buffett: Debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction'
    WASHINGTON -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Wednesday called the U.S. debt limit a "political weapon of mass destruction" and said both political parties should pledge never to use it as leverage because of the financial damage it can cause. As...
  • Syria backs Russian proposal for regime to hand over chemical weapons

    Syria backs Russian proposal for regime to hand over chemical weapons
    BEIRUT — The Syrian government said Monday that it backed a Russian proposal calling for Damascus to hand over its arsenal of chemical weapons to international authorities in a bid to avoid a U.S. attack. “We, for the sake of protecting...
  • Boeing to shut C-17 plant in Long Beach

    Boeing to shut C-17 plant in Long Beach
    Aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to close its sprawling Long Beach plant and eliminate thousands of assembly-line jobs where the hulking C-17 cargo plane is built. The plant is one of the last vestiges of an era in which aviation and aerospace...
  • Pope Francis condemns chemical weapons use, calls for peace in Syria

    Pope Francis condemns chemical weapons use, calls for peace in Syria
    Pope Francis resolutely condemned the use of chemical weapons in a message to his nearly 3 million Twitter followers on Tuesday, but has made it clear in recent days that he opposes military retaliation against Syria for the government's alleged use of...
  • Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting

    Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting
    TEHRAN -- One day Facebook is a handy way for Iranian government ministers to confer with the people. The next day it can be denounced as "a Zionist tool." As with its on-again, off-again claim to want better relations with the West, Iran's recent flip-...
  • Iran at UN: Missteps and advances on the road to a nuclear deal

    Iran at UN: Missteps and advances on the  road to a nuclear deal
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's debut on the world stage this week got mixed reviews on both sides of the Atlantic but succeeded in bringing U.S. and Iranian officials together on the issue that most bitterly divides them: Tehran's nuclear ambitions....