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  • Kerry: No rush to decide on Keystone XL pipeline

    Brushing aside pressure from Canada, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the United States will not be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.


  • Kerry to Canada: We're moving 'rapidly' on Keystone pipeline decision

    Brushing aside pressure from Canada, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the United States will not be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.


  • Heitkamp says time is now for decision on Keystone

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Wednesday that the Obama administration should make a decision soon on the Keystone XL oil pipeline and that the decision should be to go ahead with the project.


  • Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird

    Embassy Row: Canada strong and free

    In the words of its national anthem, Canada is standing strong and free against the Iranian nuclear agreement engineered by the Obama administration.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry is pictured before a meeting at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben Stansall, Pool)

    John Kerry wraps overseas travels with win: Case of beer

    Secretary of State John Kerry may not be returning to U.S. soil with a new Middle East peace deal, or a diplomatic solution to how America might best deal with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's reported resignation – which leaves in charge the less friendly President Mahmoud Abbas. And the question of Iran's nuclear program still hovers.


  • Canadian House of Commons: We're ready for the zombie apocalypse

    The Canadian House of Commons has officially gone on record: It is ready for the zombie apocalypse.


  • **FILE** Secretary of State John Kerry (Associated Press)

    Kerry takes stiff stance on Iran's nuclear program

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry struck a tough note Friday on Iran, saying that there is still a chance for diplomacy but that the administration is "prepared to do whatever is necessary" to deny the regime nuclear weapons.


  • Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird announces Canada is breaking diplomatic relations with Iran during an availability at the APEC Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. Baird said Friday that the Canadian embassy in Tehran will close immediately and Iranian diplomats in Canada have been given five days to leave. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Adrian Wyld)

    Canada closes embassy in Iran

    Canada's Conservative government said Friday it is shutting its embassy in Tehran and severing diplomatic relations with Iran, which Canada says is providing military assistance to Syria.


  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird hold the shirts each hopes the other will wear thanks to their bet over the winner of the New York Rangers-Ottawa Senators Stanley Cup playoff series. (Associated Press)

    Inside Politics: Dems mark anniversary of Romney health care law

    Mitt Romney doesn't like to be reminded of how his Massachusetts health care reform is similar to the Obama health care overhaul he continually denounces — so a leading Democratic super PAC did just that on Thursday, releasing a new video congratulating the likely Republican nominee on the law's sixth anniversary.


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