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Senators press China for action on trade, yuan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of 32 senators on Monday urged China to show “concrete progress” on beef, intellectual property and other trade irritants at a high-level meeting next week with U.S. officials. Read more

WikiLeaks lists sites U.S. says vital to interests

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks published more details of sites around the globe that the United States considers vital to its interests, prompting strong criticism that the website is helping militants identify sensitive targets for attack. Read more

House eyes funding for Dodd-Frank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives is likely to vote this week on a measure that could fund the new Dodd-Frank financial-industry crackdown and other priorities of the Obama administration, aides said on Monday. Read more

Obama, congressional Democrats to meet on taxes: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic leaders in the Congress will meet later on Monday with President Barack Obama to discuss efforts to pass legislation this year extending Bush-era tax cuts, according to a congressional aide. Read more