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  • G-8 Summit Leaders Tackle Taxes

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest details from the G-8 talks in Northern Ireland, as world leaders meet to discuss how to resolve the issue of increasing global economic growth.

  • There's No International Community: Israeli President

    Shimon Peres, president of Israel, tells CNBC that he is not looking for the international community to pick up the slack in Syria but the Arabs themselves through the Arab League.

  • G8 Could Announce Big Bilateral Trade Deal

    Steve Sedgwick reports from the G8 summit on a potential bilateral trade deal between Europe and the United States.

  • G8 Summit All Talk, No Action?

    President Obama and Vladimir Putin are at odds over the U.S. plans to arm Syrian rebels, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard Kennedy School professor; Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations; and Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, discuss the agenda at the G8 Summit.

  • Oil Closes Lower After Hitting 9-Month Low

    U.S. oil price almost reached $99 per barrel this morning, but was unable to sustain those gains, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson; and Scott Shellady, Trean SVP Derivatives, and Alan Knuckman, Trading Advantage, discuss.

  • World Leaders Gather For G8 Summit

    MSNBC's Thomas Roberts reports on the agenda of the U.S. at the G8 Summit, including options on Syria. The Street Signs" crew, discusses.

  • When Will Oil Prices Hurt the Economy?

    A new report says Iran is sending 4,000 troops to help back Syrian President Bashar al Assad. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Tom Petrie, Petrie Partners, discuss how the oil market is reacting.

  • $100 Oil Coming Soon?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks with GRZ Energy's Anthony Grisanti about what's driving oil prices higher, as tensions in Syria escalate.

  • Before the Bell Trading Buzz

    Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Matt Smith, Schneider Electric, discuss how global fears and the Fed are impacting oil and currency prices.

  • Trouble in Turkey Continues Over the Weekend

    Turkish unions are calling for a strike to protest last week's police crackdown on demonstrators, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Can the G8 Tackle Tax Issues?

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, comments on the U.S.'s decision to arm Syrian rebels and says that while leaders agree that tax issues need to be tackled, it will be very difficult for them to agree on a common framework.

  • G8? Or G7 Against Russia?

    Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent for NBC, discusses the upcoming G8 meeting and explains why it feels like it's really just the G7 against Russia.

  • G8 Northern Ireland Summit Begins

    The leaders of the G8 nations are set to begin a summit in Northern Ireland; Steve Sedgwick has more on what is likely to top the agenda.

  • Syrian Rebels Ask for Heavy Weapons

    NBC's Richard Engle reports the U.S. is considering implementing a no-fly zone in parts of Syria after confirmation the country used chemical weapons.

  • Turkey Calls a Truce

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the unrest in Turkey, as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks with activists about a potential referendum to suspend a controversial development plan for Istanbul's Gezi Park.

  • 'Dire Situation' in Syria Forces US to Act: Pro

    Steven Cook, Council on Foreign Steven Cook, Council on Foreign Relations, provides perspective on the Obama administrations promise to step up assistance to Syrian rebels, as the U.S. studies the possibility of a no-fly zone near the Jordan border.

  • Syria Crosses the 'Red Line'

    The White House is now saying Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has crossed the so-called "red line." CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.

  • White House: Syria Crosses 'Red Line'

    The Obama administration has concluded the Assad regime in Syria has indeed used chemical weapons against the rebels, with Marc Ginsberg, Former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco.

  • White House: Syria's Assad Regime Used Chemical Weapons

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the White House has concluded that the Assad regime has used chemical weapons on rebels in Syria.

  • The World Has Become a Less Peaceful Place

    Steve Killelea, chairman and CEO of Institute for Economics, tells CNBC that homicide rates have gone up quite remarkably over the last twelve months.