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Obama: Netanyahu's visit too close to election for meeting

Watch the entire interview Sunday on "Fareed Zakaria GPS" at 10aET.<p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama says he will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in March because his trip to Washington comes too close to Israel's upcoming elections.<p>"I'm declining to meet with him …

Putin eyes benefits as rebels gain in Ukraine | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boxed into a corner by a financial crisis and the West’s refusal to drop sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has come out fighting.<p>After a relative lull in the conflict in east Ukraine since a ceasefire deal was reached last September, …

First lady Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king. So?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood out to reporters covering the receiving …

Report: ISIL sets new deadline for prisoner swap

Hours after a deadline passed for a prisoner swap Wednesday, Islamic State militants announced that a Jordanian pilot would be executed "immediately" if a convicted hotel bomber is not delivered to the Turkish border by sunset Thursday, according to a terror-monitoring group.<p>The threat came in a …

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Greece's New Government Is Already Hiking The Minimum Wage And Reversing Privatization

The incoming government in Athens is already making waves: Greece's minimum wage will be hiked by 10%, to about €750 per month from about €680.<p>That's according to Syriza's new labor minister, speaking to the Greek TV station Skai.<p>It's not the only big change the new leadership is moving quickly …

Meet the Top 50 Donors Who Influenced State Elections

The top 50 political donors gave more than $440 million to the people and groups pushing candidates for state office in 2014, according to an …