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Jan 19th, 2012
(AP) - Passengers walk through a wicket while making their way to board trains at Shanghai Railway Station, as millions of Chinese head home to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year, in Shanghai, China on Thursday Jan. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) -
By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years on Monday. Rights groups and some U.S. lawmakers fear Obama has moved too... [Full Article]
CARDIFF (Reuters) - Britain may be as much as three quarters of the way through the process of working off the high debt levels which have weighed on the economy since the financial crisis, a top Bank of England policymaker said on Friday. Paul Fisher, one of nine members of the bank's rate-setting committee, said growth would remain weak whil... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - SoftBank Corp would appoint a "security director" to Sprint Nextel's board if its takeover bid succeeds, and would give the U.S. government the right to approve the nominee, an attempt to address security concerns raised by the proposed deal. Sprint said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May ... [Full Article]