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National & World Detroit, key bankruptcy plan opponent reach deal
Detroit has reached a tentative deal to pay a key creditor 26 cents on the dollar, a move that that could clear the biggest hurdle in the city's plan to reduce its debts and emerge from bankruptcy protection, it was announced Tuesday night.
National & World House condemns Obama for prisoner swap House condemns Obama for prisoner swap
The Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Congress about the exchange in May of American prisoner Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
National & World Palestinian: Donors wary of funding Hamas-run Gaza Palestinian: Donors wary of funding Hamas-run Gaza
The deputy Palestinian prime minister said Tuesday that international donors are hesitant to fund the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip so long as Hamas remains in control there and the specter of future wars looms.
National & World Obama to broaden US effort to combat militants Obama to broaden US effort to combat militants
President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, U.S. officials said Monday. The new plan, however, still won't commit U.S. troops to a ground war against the brutal insurgency and will rely heavily for now on allies to pitch in for what could be an extended campaign.
National & World About that raise ... U.S. execs feeling tight-fisted About that raise ... U.S. execs feeling tight-fisted
The corporate executives who decide whether U.S. workers get meaningful raises have a message: Don't expect one anytime soon. And if you're counting on a full-time job offer in the future, your prospects may be dimming.