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MoveOn moves to halt GOP sabotage of Iran nuke deal

MoveOn.org is warning that the Republican-led Senate could be starting down the path to a new war in the Mideast.

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U.S. moves against Venezuela make for rough Summit of the Americas

The possibility of confrontational situations at the summit is now very high, and can only be diffused by the retraction of the anti-Venezuela statement and sanctions.

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Iran nuke deal a win for sanity

Obama and the other world leaders backing the deal recognize that a stable Iran able to participate in world affairs can only be a good thing.

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Nuclear weapons group praises historic Iran agreement

"This historic agreement will ensure Iran will not produce a nuclear weapon, making the U.S. and the world a safer place."

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U.S. military intervenes in Latin America, Marines going to Honduras

The official version of their mission is to carry out "training for forces in the region, humanitarian assistance missions, and anti-drug operations."

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Iran and six powers seal framework deal on nukes

Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program.

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U.S troops take dragoon ride through Eastern Europe

At the demonstration against "Dragoon Ride" in Prague, speakers also denounced Czech membership in NATO.

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Cuba, United States “respectfully” chat about human rights

The U.S. has talked of supposed maltreatment of "political prisoners" in Cuba. Cubans need simply say  "Guantanamo" to put that in perspective.

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Today in history: A joke from the USSR for April Fools’ Day

I heard the following joke in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, then part of the USSR, as was Moldavia.

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Greece: debt and memory of war

Memory is selective and therein lies an explanation for some of the deep animosity between Berlin and Athens in the current debt crisis.

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