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KIEV, Dec 5- With 350,000 anti-government protesters packed into the capital Kiev on Sunday, the anchor on Ukraine's top television channel, firmly aligned with President Viktor Yanukovich, appeared to go off script.
NEW YORK-- News Corp. has named Jim Kennedy, who was President Bill Clinton's deputy press secretary, as its chief communications officer. News Corp. split this year into two companies: the journalism and publishing portion, still called News Corp., and the more profitable film and TV unit, 21st Century Fox.
VIENNA, Dec 4- Iran on Wednesday named seven Western oil companies it wants back in its vast oil and gas fields once international sanctions are lifted and said it would offer contract terms in April next year.
Deval Patrick has filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking the Martha's Vineyard- based Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe from opening a small casino on the island. Patrick on Monday filed a lawsuit with the state Supreme Judicial Court arguing that the Aquinnah ceded gambling rights in a 1983 settlement that secured tribal lands on the island.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- In May 2012, Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident, was getting ready to journey to New York after his improbable escape from house arrest. About a week before his arrival, an Evangelical Christian pastor from Texas and a New York University law professor took a walk in Central Park.
DUBAI, Nov 21- Senior Iranian aviation executives were at the Dubai Airshow in a discreet campaign to update their ageing passenger jets this week, even as Iran negotiated with international powers to ease economic sanctions over its nuclear programme.
WASHINGTON, Nov 12- The growing pressure on President Barack Obama to adjust his problem-plagued healthcare law seemed to boil over on Tuesday, as leaders of Obama's Democratic Party called on him to allow a change in the law so that Americans who are happy with their health plans could keep them.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- The federal judge who oversaw the recent civil fraud trial against Bank of America Corp criticized the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday for failing to prosecute high-level executives over the financial crisis.
President Bill Clinton says he personally believes President Barack Obama should honor his promise that people who have and like their insurance can keep it.
As problems mount for the president, the signs of Hillary Clinton's early efforts to move away from Barack Obama are subtle but unmistakable.
WASHINGTON, Oct 26- President Barack Obama promised on Saturday that his troubled healthcare website was just weeks away from a cure as he struggled to convince Americans he is on top of what has become a self-inflicted wound to his signature first-term achievement.
PARIS, Oct 17- A picture spoke volumes about the United States' loss of global prestige and influence due to the shutdown of its government in a partisan standoff over the federal budget and debt. For an administration that has focused its foreign policy on a "pivot" to Asia, the world's most economically vibrant region, this may be more than a momentary setback.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices raised doubts on Tuesday over whether Daimler AG can be sued in federal court for allegations that a subsidiary violated the human rights of workers at a plant in Argentina in the 1970 s.
Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch thinks the White House has accumulated too much power compared to Congress over the last few years.
U.S. lawmakers will have a prime opportunity to vent their concerns when vetting Janet Yellen as next chair of the Fed.
U.S. investigations into JPMorgan show "a bit of an aggressiveness," said the former JPMorgan man and White House chief of staff to President Obama.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- Big banks hoping for a break from the U.S. Federal Reserve's tough line on regulation will be disappointed by Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama's choice to lead the central bank. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to serve as head of the Fed.
*Expected to win Senate approval despite some Republican qualms. President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday to run the world's most influential central bank, providing some relief to markets that would expect her to tread carefully in winding down economic stimulus.
*Seen winning Senate backing despite some Republican qualms. President Barack Obama will nominate Fed number two Janet Yellen on Wednesday to run the world's most influential central bank, providing some relief to markets that would expect her to tread carefully in winding down economic stimulus.
WASHINGTON, Oct 8- President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen to be the next head of the U.S. central bank on Wednesday, putting her on course to be the first woman to lead the institution in its 100- year history. You don't want a change at the central bank right now, "said Dan Fuss, a portfolio manager at Loomis Sayles in Boston.