WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Senate Banking Committee on Monday hailed a Commerce Department decision to suspend the export privileges of a British company that had illegally shipped three U.S.-made aircraft to Iran and was preparing to send it three more.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte will visit Pakistan this week and hopes to meet newly elected Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and other officials, a U.S. official said on Monday.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday told Turkey that the United States supported its fight against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, but wanted to ensure it did not add to political tensions in Iraq, a senior U.S. administration official said.
DETROIT (Reuters) – Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was charged with perjury, obstruction of justice and official misconduct on Monday stemming from a sex scandal and the prominent Democrat’s handling of an $8.4 million settlement of a whistle-blower lawsuit against the city.
Feuding Democrats have handed Senator John McCain the gift of time, and how well he uses it may determine his chance to beat them in November.