Presidents of the United Nations Security Council http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23724/all en UPDATE 4-Obama picks Hagel for defense, Brennan for CIA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-obama-picks-hagel-defense-brennan-cia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Faces Senate battle on two fronts</p> <p>* Hagel faces questions on Israel, gays</p> <p>* Brennan's previous CIA tenure under scrutiny</p> <p>* Moves fill out reshuffled national security team</p> <p>By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-obama-picks-hagel-defense-brennan-cia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Candidate Position Central Intelligence Agency Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel David Petraeus Diplomatic Relations Director of Central Intelligence Employment Relation Entertainment Environment Health International Republican Institute Leon Panetta Military personnel Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Quotation United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731325 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 1800 GMT, Jan 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-1800-gmt-jan-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>JAMMU, India - India accused old enemy Pakistan of sending troops across the heavily militarised line dividing the disputed region of Kashmir on Tuesday, and said two of its soldiers were killed and one wounded in a half-hour gunfight.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>GENEVA - About one million Syrians are going short of food, most of them in conflict zones, due to government restrictions on aid distribution, the United Nations said on Tuesday.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-1800-gmt-jan-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Government Human Interest Law Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731743 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Latina pioneer Solis resigning as US labor secretary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-2-latina-pioneer-solis-resigning-us-labor-secretary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Holland</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, the first Latina to head a major U.S. federal agency, announced plans to resign on Wednesday, just as President Barack Obama faces questions about a lack of women in his second-term leadership team.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-2-latina-pioneer-solis-resigning-us-labor-secretary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Labor Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Social Issues Technology United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:30:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732380 at http://www.globalpost.com America's first black president criticized for white male cabinet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/americas-first-black-president-criticized-white-male-cabinet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Simpson</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The first black U.S. president is coming under fire from some of his own Democratic Party for naming a stream of white men to key cabinet and leadership posts in his second administration.</p> <p>President Barack Obama on Thursday named Jack Lew as his Treasury secretary, the fourth white male he has named to the most prized cabinet posts in recent weeks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/americas-first-black-president-criticized-white-male-cabinet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:30:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732942 at http://www.globalpost.com America's first black president criticized for white male cabinet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/americas-first-black-president-criticized-white-male-cabinet-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles with no changes to text)</p> <p>By Ian Simpson</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The first black U.S. president is coming under fire from some of his own Democratic Party for naming a stream of white men to key cabinet and leadership posts in his second administration.</p> <p>President Barack Obama on Thursday named Jack Lew as his Treasury secretary, the fourth white male he has named to the most prized cabinet posts in recent weeks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/americas-first-black-president-criticized-white-male-cabinet-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:45:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732946 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton to testify on Benghazi attack on Jan. 23 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/clinton-testify-benghazi-attack-jan-23 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - After a month's delay for health reasons, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify before a congressional committee on Jan. 23 to answer questions about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.</p> <p>Clinton was originally due to appear before the committee on Dec. 20 but had to cancel after she suffered a concussion when she fainted due to dehydration. Doctors later found she had a blood clot in her head and hospitalized her for several days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/clinton-testify-benghazi-attack-jan-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Hillary Clinton International relations Labor Law Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734505 at http://www.globalpost.com US Senate panel sets Clinton's Benghazi, Kerry's confirmation hearings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/us-senate-panel-sets-clintons-benghazi-kerrys-confirmation-hear <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will appear before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday, Jan. 23, to answer lawmakers' questions about the September attack on U.S. diplomatic sites in Benghazi, Libya, the panel said, the same day she will appear before the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/us-senate-panel-sets-clintons-benghazi-kerrys-confirmation-hear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 02:15:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735406 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Clinton aims for Obama's seal of approval at Challenge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/golf-clinton-aims-obamas-seal-approval-at-challenge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>LA QUINTA, California, Jan 17 (Reuters) - While Bill Clinton's involvement with the Humana Challenge has given the tournament a much needed boost, the former U.S. president hopes to add further lustre with a visit by President Barack Obama.</p> <p>Both men are keen amateur golfers and Clinton believes Obama would relish a trip to the California desert to see what the $5.6 million PGA Tour event is doing away from the course to help raise awareness about health.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/golf-clinton-aims-obamas-seal-approval-at-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Clinton Humana Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:30:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735864 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton defends her handling of Benghazi attack in testimony http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-defends-her-handling-benghazi-attack-testimony <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday defended her handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans, an event that threatens to stain her legacy at the State Department.</p> <p>Clinton cast the incident, the first in which a U.S. ambassador was killed since 1988, as part of a long history of such violence as well as the result of regional instability since the Arab Spring of popular revolutions began in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-defends-her-handling-benghazi-attack-testimony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:45:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738321 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Clinton forcefully defends handling of Benghazi attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-chokes-she-defends-handling-benghazi-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Clinton is fierce and emotional in congressional testimony</p> <p>* September attack in Libya killed U.S. ambassador, three others</p> <p>* Republican senator says he would have fired Clinton (Adds details)</p> <p>By Arshad Mohammed and Tabassum Zakaria</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday forcefully defended her handling of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi and denied any effort to mislead the American people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-chokes-she-defends-handling-benghazi-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:00:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738357 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama, Clinton to give joint TV interview to air on Sunday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/obama-clinton-give-joint-tv-interview-air-sunday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will give a joint interview to CBS's "60 Minutes" news program that will air on Sunday, the White House said.</p> <p>The interview, to be conducted at the White House on Friday, comes as Clinton prepares to step down and the Senate confirmation process moves forward for U.S. Senator John Kerry, picked by Obama as her successor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/obama-clinton-give-joint-tv-interview-air-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739342 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Obama, Clinton all smiles in joint interview http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-obama-clinton-all-smiles-joint-interview <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts with comments from interview)</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Bitter rivals in the 2008 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kept smiling at each other in a joint interview to CBS that Clinton said would have seemed "improbable" years ago.</p> <p>"It has been a great collaboration over the last four years. I'm going to miss her," Obama said in a televised excerpt from the CBS "60 Minutes" program that will air on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-obama-clinton-all-smiles-joint-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 01:45:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739730 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton coy about political future in joint interview with Obama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/clinton-coy-about-political-future-joint-interview-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Refrains from "predictions" about political future</p> <p>* Many Democrats want her to run for president in 2016</p> <p>* Says "lingering effects" from concussion "will disappear"</p> <p>* Obama scolds "incorrigible" press for 2016 election talk</p> <p>By Roberta Rampton</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/clinton-coy-about-political-future-joint-interview-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740293 at http://www.globalpost.com US will lead the 21st century: Clinton in last speech http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-will-lead-the-21st-century-clinton-last-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday took issue with critics who say US global power is waning, arguing in her final public speech in office that America will continue to lead the 21st century.</p> <p>But on the day before she officially steps down, Clinton called for the nation's institutions and relationships to be modernized, saying what was needed was "a new architecture for this new world. More Frank Gehry than formal Greek."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-will-lead-the-21st-century-clinton-last-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:45:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742199 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1</p> <p>BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (1400).</p> <p>MUNICH, Germany - Munich Security Conference (to Feb. 3).</p> <p>NEW DELHI - Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 (to Feb. 2). ** BERLIN - German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle meets EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (1015).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Politics of Turkey Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:46:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742721 at http://www.globalpost.com