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Shhh! World's Powerful People Are Meeting In Secret Again

Conspiracy theorists think "The Bilderberg" is an organization that tries to rule the world. Organizers say that's ridiculous. Among those at this weekend's meeting near London: Henry Kissinger, David Petraeus and Google's Eric Schmidt.
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Koreas Agree To Talks, But Can't Decide What Kind Or Where

Pyongyang and Seoul have agreed in principle to negotiations aimed at easing tensions, but the two have yet to decide on how the talks will be structured or where they will be held.
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Cyber Spying Expected To Be Discussed At U.S.-China Summit

The Pentagon recently released a report directly accusing China of using cyberweapons to gain a military advantage with the U.S. The scope of the problem and the damage done by cyber espionage is not clear. But the issue will be on the agenda when President Obama meets China's new president Xi Jinping in California on Friday.
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Sen McCain Urges U.S. To Do More For Syrian Rebels

Senator John McCain, just back from a quick foray to rebel-held territory in Syria, is pushing the Obama administration to do more to help rebels topple Bashar Assad's regime. His call comes as rebels lose ground in their fight, and as skepticism rises about the U.S.-Russian plans for a peace conference.
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California Hosts U.S.-China Summit

There's significance behind the choice of California as the venue for the U.S.-China summit between presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping. The state is home to more than a third of the China-born population in the U.S., and Chinese-backed investment groups have been pouring billions of dollars into real estate property and private companies based in California. At the same time, exports of California goods to China are surging, and state leaders are bullish about capitalizing on new markets there.

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