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Obama: No Video Justifies Attack On Embassy

Addressing the U.N. General Assembly in New York City on Tuesday, President Obama told world leaders that there is no place for violence and intolerance. He has been struggling to contain widespread anger in the Muslim world sparked in part by an anti-Islam video. Is he making headway?
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President Obama, The UN And The US Role In The World

President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly following a wave of anti-American protests in the Muslim world. Governor Mitt Romney argues the U.S. should do more to shape events abroad. Please join us to discuss different perspectives on the U.S. role in the world.

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Obama At The U.N., In Shadow Of Campaign Politics

Campaign politics shadowing every word, President Barack Obama will step before the world and declare that anti-American rage and riots among Muslims abroad will never force the United States to backtrack on diplomacy.
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Clinton Kicks Off A Busy Week Of Diplomacy

The U.N. General Assembly opens at a time when U.S. embassies and consulates have been the target of protests across the Muslim world. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met with the presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Libya and Egypt. She says one of her messages is that people in that region don't want to trade the tyranny of the dictator for the tyranny of the mob.
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Americans In China Feel Pinch Of Shifting Economies

In recent years, China's status — like its economy — has continued to rise as the economies in America and Europe have struggled. That shift isn't just reflected in economic numbers, and some American business people in China say they don't feel as respected or as valued as before.
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IMF's Lagarde: Uncertainty Slows Global Recovery

The risks to the global economy from trouble in Europe have diminished somewhat in recent weeks, according to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund. But she says the dangers from the so-called "fiscal cliff" in the U.S. have increased.

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