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Oil chiefs gather in war-scarred Angola

Opec members, gathered in poverty-stricken Angola on Monday, said they would hold output firm amid comfortably high prices.

Clinton shaken as Obama takes lead

Hillary Clinton shook up her campaign as Democratic rival Barack Obama overtook in the race for delegates to win the party nomination for the White House. Obama is expected to extend his lead in the so-called Potomac Primary on Tuesday after defeating Clinton on the weekend.

White House polishes the silver for the queen

United States President George Bush welcomed Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband to the White House on Monday, in what will become the first formal British royal visit with a US leader in 16 years. The monarch and Prince Philip were to be greeted on the south lawn of the White House with a 21-gun salute.

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