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GENEVA (AP) - High-stakes nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers adjourned on an upbeat note Wednesday, with the parties agreeing to meet again in Geneva in three weeks. The European Union's top diplomat called the talks "very important," and Iran's foreign minister spoke of a possible "new phase" after a decade of deadlock over fears the Iranians wanted a nuclear bomb.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives and Democratic-led Senate are expected to approve on Wednesday a bipartisan deal to raise the debt limit and end federal shutdown, clearing the way for President Obama to sign it into law, congressional aides said.
Let Washington worry about the details and the political intrigue. If you want to know how the debt ceiling drama is going to end, watch Wall Street - and Wall Street seems to think it's almost a done deal.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hit with a fine for parking illegally during a visit to London - despite protests from her security team.