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Democrats seek to work past discord; set to nominate Clinton

PHILADELPHIA Hillary Clinton was set to become the first woman presidential nominee of a major U.S. party on Tuesday, a historic moment that Democrats hope will help eclipse rancor between supporters of Clinton and her rival in the primary contests, Bernie Sanders. | Video

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U.S. says backs resumption of China-Philippines talks on South China Sea

VIENTIANE U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he supported the resumption of talks between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, following an international court ruling against Beijing over the dispute earlier this month.

Special Report: In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too far

CARACAS/BOGOTA Even for Venezuela's notoriously opaque economy, it was a sweetheart deal that went too far. | Video

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U.S. says looking at more counter-terrorism cooperation with China

BEIJING The United States is looking at ways to increase counter-terrorism cooperation with China, including information exchanges and helping bring stability to places like Iraq, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.

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Kerry says hopes to reveal cooperation plan with Russia on Syria in August

VIENTIANE U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. | Video

World, Russia, Syria 7:18am EDT

Fed seen holding rates steady as inflation watch continues

SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged this week, deferring any possible increase until September or December, as policymakers hold out for more evidence of a pickup in inflation.

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