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Matt Spetalnick

Matt Spetalnick

    Morsi death sentence draws international condemnation
    Morsi death sentence draws international condemnation
    The United States is "deeply concerned" about an Egyptian court decision to seek the death penalty for former President Mohamed Morsi, a State...
    'Independent thinker' - former physicist tipped to be new US defence secretary
    'Independent thinker' - former physicist tipped to be new US defence secretary
    Ashton Carter, a veteran Washington insider President Barack Obama is expected to name as his new defence secretary, built a reputation as a...
    G7 agrees on further sanctions against Russia
    G7 agrees on further sanctions against Russia
    The leaders of the Group of Seven major economies agreed on Saturday to swiftly impose further sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, and the...
    Israel bids farewell to divisive Sharon
    Israel bids farewell to divisive Sharon
    Israel paid homage to former prime minister Ariel Sharon at the first of two funeral services to be held on Monday for a man hailed as a war hero...
    Israel tightens security ahead of Sharon's funeral
    Israel tightens security ahead of Sharon's funeral
    Israel beefed up security for former prime minister Ariel Sharon's funeral near the Gaza border on Monday and warned the enclave's...
    Obama: US to keep targeting al-Qaeda-linked groups in Africa
    Obama: US to keep targeting al-Qaeda-linked groups in Africa
    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday staunchly defended his decision to order commando raids in Libya and Somalia last weekend, saying the United...
    Obama takes Syria strike proposal to sceptical Congress
    Obama takes Syria strike proposal to sceptical Congress
    US President Barack Obama and his top aides launched a full-scale political offensive on Sunday to persuade a sceptical Congress to approve a...
    Obama calls for 'meaningful action' after school shooting
    Obama calls for 'meaningful action' after school shooting
    Choking up and wiping away tears, President Barack Obama said on Friday that "our hearts are broken" for the victims of a deadly shooting...
    Obama aces foreign policy debate, Romney comes out solid
    Obama aces foreign policy debate, Romney comes out solid
    Obama scolded his challenger for being "all over the map" on foreign policy but Romney appeared to have passed the...
    Clint Eastwood talks to a chair on Romney's big day
    Clint Eastwood talks to a chair on Romney's big day
    Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood brought his star power and trademark gravelly voice to the stage of the convention hall in Tampa on Thursday where...
    Obama urges China to rein in North Korea
    Obama urges China to rein in North Korea
    US President Barack Obama on Sunday urged China to use its influence to stop North Korea's "bad behaviour" in a nuclear standoff with the West and...
    Obama targets Wall Street wallets in State of the Union
    Obama targets Wall Street wallets in State of the Union
    US President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union speech before the November election to paint himself as the champion of the middle class...