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  • ** FILE ** House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Boehner: House group 'essentially in agreement' on immigration reform

    House Speaker John A. Boehner and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer both said Tuesday that a bipartisan group of eight House members are essentially in agreement on comprehensive immigration reform, and Mr. Hoyer said he expects a final agreement to be reached "in the near term."

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, center, speaks at the start of the first working session of the G8 Summit at Camp David, Md., Saturday May 19, 2012. Seated, clockwise from left, are Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, French President Francois Hollande, Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, and European Commission President Jose' Manuel Barroso, backs to camera. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

    G-8 backs Greece, ramps up pressure on Iran

    Ratcheting up the pressure on Iran Saturday, leaders of the Group of Eight major economies expressed solidarity in their approach to cracking down on Tehran's nuclear development program, agreeing to act together to lower oil prices in the coming months if necessary.

  • Sarkozy: Gov'ts must regulate the Internet

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that governments need to lay down and enforce rules in the digital world _ even as they need to foster creativity and economic growth with the Internet.

  • President Obama speaks to reporters Tuesday as he meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the Oval Office at the White House. (Associated Press)

    Press corps fingerprinted for Obama's trip to France

    The French government has fingerprinted U.S. journalists who will travel with President Obama to France for the G-8 summit next week.

  • AIDS conference chief lashes out at world leaders

    World leaders lack the political will to ensure that everyone infected with HIV and AIDS gets treatment, the head of a meeting dedicated to the disease said Sunday.

  • President Obama (center) is joined Sunday by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (left), Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (upper right) and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia during the official family photo at the G20 Summit in Toronto. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    World leaders walk economic tightrope in Canada

    Wary of slamming on the stimulus brakes too quickly but shaken by the European debt crisis, world leaders pledged on Sunday to slash government deficits in the most industrialized nations in half by 2013, with wiggle room to meet the goal.

  • A Royal Canadian mounted police officer stands guard as Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, not seen, and his delegation arrives in Toronto, Canada, Thursday June 24, 2010 to attend the G8 and the G20 meetings. Cameron steps into a potential hornets' nest of trans-Atlantic conflict when he makes his global debut this week at the G-20 summit in Canada, with tensions over Afghanistan, Europe's debt crisis and the BP oil spill gaining in intensity. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    World leaders differ on how to nurture global economy

    President Obama pressed other leaders Friday to join him in backing stronger rules against banking abuses but made little headway in his call for more stimulus.

  • U.S. pressed for emissions cuts by '20

    KOBE, Japan (AP) — European and developing countries urged the United States and Japan yesterday to commit to deep cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions by 2020 — a step they say is needed to defuse a coming ecological disaster caused by global warming.

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