Palin plugs Florida Republicans – and her TV show

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin rallied Republican candidates in Florida on Saturday by pillorying President Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms and economic policies — and she also used her speech to plug her new TV reality show “Sarah Palin’s Alaska.” Read the full story from Reuters

Palin plugs Florida Republicans – and her TV show

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin rallied Republican candidates in Florida on Saturday by pillorying President Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms and economic policies — and she also used her speech to plug her new TV reality show “Sarah Palin’s Alaska.” Read the full story from Reuters

Mortgage woes show Wall St reform crucial: Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said the home foreclosure crisis underscored the importance of his Wall Street reforms, and he blasted Republicans on Saturday for “beating the drum” to roll back the regulatory overhaul. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. seeks joint plan on Afghan security guard ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Afghanistan should develop a joint plan to replace private security guards gradually rather than enforce a ban that could threaten millions of dollars in aid work, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recommended on Saturday. Read the full story from Reuters

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