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Carter says U.S. tortures prisoners  Former President: The United States tortures prisoners in violation of international law   Armenia bill: Bush in damage control  Top administration officials are shifting into damage-control mode after a House committee approved a resolution that labels the killings as 'genocide' U.S. plans for Turkey backlash  Military planners quietly have stepped up a review of alternatives in case Turkey restricts U.S. access to Turkish airspace   Clinton tops campaign fundraising  Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is now raising campaign funds faster than her rival Barack Obama   Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent  Democratic Rep. Tom Lantos: Yahoo misled Congress regarding information the company gave to Chinese authorities about the journalist Shi Tao   Dalai Lama honor stokes US-China tension  Expressing hope that the future of Tibet and China will move beyond mistrust, the Dalai Lama accepted the Congressional Gold Medal from Bush   U.S. works to avoid Turkish incursion  George Bush has told Turkey's president his administration will keep pressing Baghdad to clamp down on the rebels   Bush wants another $42 billion for wars  The administratin asked Congress for nearly $46 billion in additional war spending for 2008   Rice boosts Iraq firms oversight  US Secretary of State has ordered new measures to improve government oversight of private security contractors used in Iraq Bush declares major fire disaster
  Blackwater boss defends company  The chairman of private security contractor has defended his firm and his staff before appearing in front of a congressional committee US claims success in war on drugs Bush veto for child health bill Bush: 'This government does not torture' Court rejects CIA kidnap case  The Court has thrown out an appeal by a Lebanese-born German citizen who accuses the CIA of kidnapping and torturing him   Rice warns against Armenia bill  The administration has urged the Congress not to pass a resolution declaring the massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire to be genocide   Laura Bush to junta: Step aside  First lady called on Myanmar's military junta to give up the 'terror campaigns' against its people and allow for a democratic Myanmar   US bill on Armenia moves forward


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  A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21
 The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' President Bush and key figures lobbied hard against the measure. Turkish President Gul carried is calling the decision 'unacceptable,' saying it 'doesn't fit a major power like the United States.'
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  Conditions that created what Schwarzenegger dubbed 'the perfect storm for fire' eased, helping firefighters gain ground.    George Bush has declared California a major disaster zone after 4...
  Washington   Official quits over Iraq security  Richard Griffin, the man in charge of security for US diplomats in Iraq has resigned after criticism of how private security firms are super...   Washington     Bush reaffirms Cuba embargo  U.S. President ruled out any easing of the decades-old U.S. trade embargo but proposed loosening some restrictions on contacts Oct.25   Washington   US imposes new sanctions on Iran
  The US has stepped up its sanctions for 'supporting terrorists' and pursuing nuclear activities. It's target the finances of Islamic Revolution Guards
 The new measures target the finances of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps and 3 state-owned banks. The US declared the Revolutionary Guards a 'proliferator of weapons of mass destruction'
  U.S. Congress     Vote on Armenian genocide put off
  Supporters of a resolution that would have declared the Ottoman-era killings of Armenians 'genocide' dropped their call for a vote on the measure
Oct.26   Washington   US threat over Iraq embassy staff  The state department may have to force some diplomats to work in Iraq to fill vacancies at the embassy Oct.29   Washington     Blackwater men 'given immunity'
  Private security contractors accused of shooting dead 17 Iraqis may have been offered partial immunity by the state department
Oct.30   U.S. Supreme Court   Judges delay death in Mississippi  The US Supreme Court has granted a stay of execution to a death-row inmate moments before he was due to die Oct.31   Washington   US diplomats refuse Iraq postings  Hundreds of diplomats have protested against a government move to force them to accept postings in war-torn Iraq



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Bush wants another $42 billion for wars
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Bush wants another $42 billion for wars
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