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President Obama nominates Sen. John Kerry as secretary of state, saying, "John, I am very grateful that you have agreed to take on this new assignment, and I am confident the Senate will confirm you quickly."
President Obama is expected to name Senator John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, with CNBC's John Harwood.
Who will fill roles at State, Treasury and Defense?
Does the U.S. have any influence in the ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas? John Batchelor, Syndicated Radio Talk Show Host and Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco.
The $2.3- billion project by the small, British company London Mining Plc would also bring diesel power plants, a road and a port near Greenland's capital Nuuk.
BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. TOKYO- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg visits Japan and meets with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. **BAMAKO/ DAKAR- German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle visits Mali and Senegal.
WASHINGTON, Oct 31- A U.S. free trade agreement with Panama went into force on Wednesday, five years after it was originally negotiated, opening the way for increased U.S. exports as the Central American country continues its canal expansion project.
PARIS, Oct 24- Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief whose French presidential ambitions were shattered by a sex scandal last year, is making a comeback in business and at conferences. The 63- year-old Strauss-Kahn was accused of trying to rape a New York hotel maid in May 2011.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- In back-to-back Asian summits this month, Iran's president made sure to carve out special time to look east. At one gathering in Azerbaijan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reminded the president of Kazakhstan about the vision of a railway linking the heart of Central Asia with Iran's warm ports.
Round 2 of the 2012 presidential debates begins any minute now, with Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; and CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow.
Larry Kudlow is outraged that President Obama hasn't taken responsibility for Libya. But Howard Dean calls the outrage "right wing" nonsense.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN that she "takes responsibility" for the Benghazi-gate scandal. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and CNBC contributor Howard Dean, share their opinions.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN "I take responsibility" for the attack on the Benghazi embassy on September 11.
According to proprietary reporting from Ed Klein, Bill Clinton is concerned that Barack Obama is about to throw Hillary Clinton under the bus.
*Iran currency plummets, sanctions seen as partial cause. *Western envoys: Iran not serious about negotiations.
*Rebel crisis fuels tension in Africa's most volatile region. KIGALI, Oct 4- President Paul Kagame said on Thursday Western governments were "dead wrong" in blaming Rwanda for the rebellion in neighbouring eastern Congo and threatening Kigali with aid cuts, and he pledged to stand firm against his accusers.
*Russia may be irritated with calls for new sanctions-envoys* Israel has threatened military action against Iran By Louis Charbonneau.
*China, Europe services PMI disappoint. NEW YORK, Oct 3- Oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday as disappointing economic data from China and Europe reinforced concerns about slowing growth and a weakening demand for petroleum, even as supportive U.S. data strengthened the dollar.
By Yeganeh Torbati and Marcus George. DUBAI, Oct 3- Riot police clashed with demonstrators and arrested money changers in Tehran on Wednesday in disturbances over the collapse of the Iranian currency, which has lost 40 percent of its value against the dollar in a week, witnesses said.