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U.S. says 1200 citizens evacuated from Egypt on Monday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government has evacuated about 1,200 American citizens from Egypt on nine flights on Monday and at least six more flights are planned for Tuesday, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/2rrwNEpgU4c/us-egypt-usa-citizens-idUSTRE70U6S020110131\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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U.S. warns Mexican cartels on cross-border violence

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) – Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Monday warned Mexico’s drug cartels that any attempt to bring their violent tactics across the border would produce a powerful reaction. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/PpbbUGIc3vw/us-usa-mexico-napolitano-idUSTRE70U5TB20110131\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Early voting starts in Chicago as Emanuel wins Sun-Times nod

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Early voting started on Monday in Chicago’s mayoral race with former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, far ahead in a recent poll, gaining the endorsement of one of the city’s newspapers. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/EiSYS0Ep0lA/us-chicago-mayor-vote-idUSTRE70U5Y320110131\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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U.S. joins EU in new sanctions on Belarus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday imposed new financial and travel sanctions on Belarus in response to the government’s crackdown after December’s disputed presidential elections, the State Department said. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/9E_ljKw-ZGs/us-belarus-usa-sanctions-idUSTRE70U62B20110131\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Iran could have nuclear weapon by 2012: Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – Western powers should work on the assumption that Iran could have a nuclear weapon by next year and an Israeli intelligence assessment of 2015 could be over-optimistic, British Defense Secretary Liam Fox said on Monday. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/98pJwkZQsjo/us-iran-nuclear-britain-idUSTRE70U5SV20110131\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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