Judges query both sides on Arizona immigration law

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Arizona Monday asked appellate judges to let it put into effect a controversial crackdown on illegal immigrants, saying the state bordering Mexico had to step in when the federal government had failed. Read the full story from Reuters

Republicans say voters will repudiate Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With two days left in a bitter fight for control of Congress, Republicans on Sunday appeared headed to a smashing victory they said would be a repudiation of President Barack Obama and his policies. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. says won’t solve China currency issue at Seoul G20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it does not foresee China bowing to pressure over its yuan currency during a Group of 20 summit in Seoul, playing down expectations for major progress on global economic imbalances. Read the full story from Reuters

White House seeks South Korea trade deal before Seoul meet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Negotiators will put “maximum effort” toward resolving objections in the Congress to a U.S.-South Korean free-trade agreement by the time President Barack Obama goes to Seoul on November 10, an administration official said on Monday. Read the full story from Reuters

Japan will aim to join U.S.-led trade pact: report

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will aim to join a U.S.-led Asia-Pacific free trade pact while pursuing agriculture reform to overcome resistance from farmers, the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. agrees to resume talks on settling Cambodian debt

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – The United States and Cambodia agreed on Monday to resume negotiations on settling a $445 million debt accumulated by a U.S.-backed Cambodian military regime in the early 1970s. Read the full story from Reuters

Some good news for Obama from Israel "Tea Party"

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – A “Say No to Obama” event in Israel drew only 100 supporters on Sunday to the launch of an Israeli version of the Tea Party movement that is challenging the U.S. President in Tuesday’s mid-term elections. Read the full story from Reuters

Republicans say voters will repudiate Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With two days left in a bitter fight for control of Congress, Republicans on Sunday appeared headed to a smashing victory they said would be a repudiation of President Barack Obama and his policies. Read the full story from Reuters

Some good news for Obama from Israel "Tea Party"

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – A “Say No to Obama” event in Israel drew only 100 supporters on Sunday to the launch of an Israeli version of the Tea Party movement that is challenging the U.S. President in Tuesday’s mid-term elections. Read the full story from Reuters

California’s high-stakes elections go down to wire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – It’s no coincidence that President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton visited California university campuses during the final weeks of the 2010 midterm election. Read the full story from Reuters