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In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets U.S. President Barack Obama at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets U.S. President Barack Obama at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Obama-Putin Meet: Russia Arming Syria

Updated at 10:11 am EDT Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have had their talk. The 20-30 minute private conversation between the two might have contained a certain amount of tension. This is the Obama who recently described Putin as...

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In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Vice Minister of Finance of the People's Republic of China Zhu Guangyao attends the briefing at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Vice Minister of Finance of the People's Republic of China Zhu Guangyao attends the briefing at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Chinese Oil Warning: Syrian Attack Costly for Global Economy

Russia isn’t the only player at the G-20 concerned about Syria. A top Chinese official warned today that military action against Syria could damage the global economy by pushing up the price of oil. Zhu Guangyao, China’s vice finance minister,...

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The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting in Moscow on July 19, 2013

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The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting in Moscow on July 19, 2013

G-20 Without Bernanke is ‘Hamlet Without the Prince’

A Brazilian official criticized Ben S. Bernanke’s absence at a meeting of finance chiefs from the world’s biggest economies, saying that Group of 20 policy makers are looking for more clarity from the central bank on how it intends to...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects military exercises in the Pacific Ocean near the Sakhalin island on July 16, 2013

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Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects military exercises in the Pacific Ocean near the Sakhalin island on July 16, 2013

Obama-Putin Summit on Snowden Hold?

Will President Barack Obama skip a planned meeting in September with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a way of showing American displeasure over Russia’s failure to return national security leaker Edward Snowden to U.S. soil? That seems to be the...

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President Barack Obama chews gum as he walks towards Air Force One en route to Gulfport, Miss., in this file photo.

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President Barack Obama chews gum as he walks towards Air Force One en route to Gulfport, Miss., in this file photo.

Obama’s Chewing Stand

As marching band after band paraded by the glass-encased reviewing stand in front of the White House today, President Barack Obama could be seen inside, in the front row, chewing gum. As the sun went down on the inaugural parade,...

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