Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
U.S. negotiations on fiscal deal intensify in Senate :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/EGh-gTB3tig/story01.htm
World top bankers warn of dire consequences if U.S. defaults :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BymRklICohU/story01.htm
G20 urges U.S. to act quickly to avoid default :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yqHkAsgAu3E/story01.htm
Obama and Republicans search for a deal on U.S. fiscal impasse :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/PMro-qfiSa8/story01.htm
G20 urges U.S. to act quickly to avoid default :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZTN8TVzJ8y0/story01.htm
U.S. Air Force fires general overseeing nuclear missiles :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/emaq6QUwiPU/story01.htm
U.S. debt default? Asian policymakers ready $6 trillion forex safety net :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_T_LW0io8LM/story01.htm
Without grand plans for China, U.S., Sony set to lag in smartphones :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Cju7Q94blds/story01.htm
U.S. debt deal hopes lift world shares, dollar fades :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7f7_OAMGzl0/story01.htm
U.S. soon to overtake Russia as top oil producer :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/VTIkoxxhahQ/story01.htm
U.S. Accuses 2 Rabbis of Kidnapping Husbands for a Fee :: A service offered by two rabbis used cattle prods and other methods to motivate recalcitrant husbands, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.