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Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Trans-Pacific Partnership trade ministers in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Photo: Audrey McAvoy/Associated Press)
This week's closed-door Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Maui, which President Barack Obama hoped would be the last round, ended Friday in failure to reach a final agreement, thereby pushing a U.S. ratification fight into the tumultuous 2016 presidential election cycle at the earliest—and raising hopes that the corporate-friendly...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"I sincerely believe that the nuclear agreement between my country—a non-nuclear-weapon state—and the P5+1 (which control almost all nuclear warheads on Earth) is symbolically significant enough to kickstart this paradigm shift and mark the beginning of a new era for the non-proliferation regime," said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Photo: Marc Muller/Wikimedia/cc)
In the wake of the historic agreement between Iran and world powers, Iranian...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Killing of 18-month-old boy and injuries to his family called 'consequence of a...

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