Russia's upper house unanimously OKs New START - AP

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The treaty limits the U.S. and Russia to 1,550 strategic warheads

Russian parliament approves 'New START' with U.S. - AP

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With the lower house approving the nuclear arms treaty 350-96, the upper house will now move to finalize the deal

WikiLeaks show US frustrated with Egyptian military - AP

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Egypt’s military, the biggest recipient of U.S. military aid after Israel, is in decline, according to American diplomats

Senate votes to close out debate on nuke pact - AP

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Six Republicans have said they will back the accord, Democrats need at least nine GOP senators to win approval of the treaty

Scott Brown backs START - AP

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Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts says he will support a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Dems confident they'll pass START - AP

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President Barack Obama lobbied senators by phone Monday to back an arms treaty with Russia that he’s called a national security imperative

Lawmakers stretching out Russia nuke pact debate - AP

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Lame duck session wears on without START ratification thus far

Obama to meet with 20 CEOs Wednesday - AP

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President Barack Obama is having 20 CEOs over for a discussion on jobs

Senate moves ahead on arms treaty - AP

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Sen. Jim DeMint backs off threat to have entire treaty read aloud before vote

Senate to push ahead on START treaty - AP

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A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that the Senate would begin debate on the treaty as early as Wednesday

Likely GOP hopefuls line up against nuclear treaty - AP

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Gingrich latest to join Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, John Thune and Sarah Palin against new START

Officials: US drops demand for settlement freeze - AP

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U.S. officials say the Obama administration is abandoning attempts to convince Israel to slow West Bank settlement construction

Lugar: 'The votes are there' on START - AP

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Republican Sen. Richard Lugar sees ‘strong bipartisan support” for an emerging arms agreement

Obama trumpets South Korea pact - AP

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President says trade deal ‘is a big victory for American farmers and ranchers’

Putin: failure to ratify START would be 'dumb' - AP

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is warning that his country will find it necessary to build up its nuclear forces without a U.S. START ratification

Kyl: New START is old news - AP

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GOP senator says lawmakers have much more urgent business to attend to before they break for Christmas

Obama assails China on trade, monetary policy - AP

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President Barack Obama bluntly accused China of undervaluing its currency Friday and said he’s insisting on a ‘win-win’ free-trade agreement with South Korea

Senate approval of New START treaty slipping - AP

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US approval of arms pact with Russia looking shaky

VP Biden pledges unwavering support for Israel - AP

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Biden told Jewish groups on Sunday that the U.S. under the Obama administration remains a steadfast and unwavering ally to Israel

Palestinians wait on decision to quit peace talks - AP

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The Palestinian president said Monday he would wait at least a week before deciding whether to quit Mideast peace talks