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Supreme Court Rules for Delaware in River Dispute

The Supreme Court voted that Delaware has the right to veto New Jersey’s project creating a huge liquefied natural gas processing plant on its Delaware River shore.

Mexico protests U.S. ruling on death row case

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico protested on Monday a U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting the reopening of a dual-murder case against a Mexican on death row.

U.S. demands unconditional release of Libya dissident

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday urged Libya to release without conditions an ailing political dissident now recovering in a Tripoli hospital.

Clinton convention strategy in doubt

Slim hope for her if she takes fight to seat Florida and Michigan delegations to Credentials Committee.

Rice says Mideast talks on track, despite settlements

AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Israel must stop expanding Jewish settlements but voiced confidence peace talks were on track despite an Israeli announcement of a new housing project.

Justices Let Stand Ruling on Illegal F.B.I. Search

The Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that the F.B.I. went too far in searching the office of Representative William J. Jefferson of Louisiana.

Obstacles Seen as Treasury Proposes New Financial Rules

Senior lawmakers and lobbyists from industries opposed to the plan to overhaul the regulatory apparatus predicted that most of it would be dead on arrival.

Top U.S. Housing Official Resigns

The resignation of Housing Secretary Alphonso R. Jackson came as authorities were investigating whether he gave lucrative housing contracts to friends.

White House sends Democrat SEC nominations to Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday said it had sent nominations to the U.S. Senate to fill two empty Democrat seats at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

U.S. demands unconditional release of Libya dissident

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday urged Libya to release without conditions an ailing political dissident now recovering in a Tripoli hospital.