WikiLeaks says logs show 15,000 more Iraq deaths

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks said on Saturday its release of nearly 400,000 classified U.S. files on the Iraq war showed 15,000 more Iraqi civilians died than previously thought. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama accuses Republicans of peddling "snake oil"

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, fighting to keep Democrats in control of the Senate, accused Republicans on Friday of peddling discredited “snake oil ideas” about the economy. Read the full story from Reuters

Geithner and China’s Wang to meet on Sunday

GYEONGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Sunday will travel to Qingdao, China, to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, a senior Treasury official said. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. seeks $2 billion in military aid for Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced $2 billion in military aid for Pakistan on Friday as the two countries sought to dispel doubts about Islamabad’s commitment to uprooting Islamist insurgents from safe havens on its soil. Read the full story from Reuters

New Jersey governor to re-examine tunnel funding

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will examine a report this weekend on an $8.7 billion rail tunnel after the federal government urged him to reconsider his cancellation of the project, his spokesman said on Friday. Read the full story from Reuters

In charge of consumer bureau, Warren takes new tone

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little more than a month into her job as President Barack Obama’s top adviser on consumer financial issues, Elizabeth Warren has been trying to make peace with the financial industry she once attacked and that rarely had good things to say about her. Read the full story from Reuters

Army sees new rules for combat vehicles soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Army plans to release new rules soon for a more affordable ground combat vehicle after abruptly canceling the multibillion dollar competition in late August, a top Army general said on Friday. Read the full story from Reuters

Clinton to meet Japan foreign min. first on Asia trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Japan’s foreign minister next Wednesday in Hawaii at the start of a trip meant to emphasize strong U.S. ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Read the full story from Reuters

Money flows into Nevada’s tight Senate race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate race in Nevada, which late polling suggests is a dead heat, has become a central battlefield in the midterm elections with backers of both parties pouring money into last-minute barrages of television attack ads. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. urges compromise ahead of new Sudan talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North and south Sudan must be ready to compromise next week when they meet in Ethiopia to discuss obstacles to votes that could see the oil-rich south emerge as an independent country, U.S. officials said on Friday. Read the full story from Reuters