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U.S. lawmakers and Obama administration officials say France has stymied a 3½-year State Department investigation into whether a French defense contractor illegally gave U.S. satellite technology to China.
The Obama administration is set to offer more concessions to the Russians on missile defense, the latest one a proposal to share secret technical data on the U.S. military's most effective anti-missile interceptor.
Alberta's premier said the Obama administration should speed up a decision after the Canadian pipeline developer agreed to shift the route of the massive $7 billion Canada-to-Texas Keystone oil pipeline out of an environmentally sensitive area of Nebraska.
Venezuela assigned its top investigators to search for Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, who was kidnapped Wednesday from his parents' home in the South American nation, the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington said Thursday.
Citing environmental fears, the State Department on Thursday ordered a new review of a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline, effectively delaying a final decision until after the 2012 elections and prompting a wave of criticism from businesses, unions and congressional Republicans, who called the move a "job killer."
With the deadline for a decision on the massive Keystone XL pipeline facing the Obama administration, a bill tightening regulations on pipeline safety is racing through Congress with bipartisan support.
The new U.S. envoy on North Korea is no stranger to nuclear diplomacy and finding ways to deal with prickly adversaries such as Iran. His new assignment, however, could be his toughest yet: persuading a defiant regime that boasts about its nuclear weapons to give up its arsenal in return for aid.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton promised Libya's fledgling government more U.S. support during an unannounced visit to Tripoli on Tuesday, as toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi remained at large and his forces held out in his hometown of Sirte.
The U.S. ambassador to the Philippines blamed corrupt officials for the continuation of the illegal sex trade and praised the Philippines government for fighting what he called the "evils of human trafficking."