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Liberty NewsWire – August 17, 2011


Liberty NewsWire – August 17, 2011

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton defended the U.S. response to crises in Libya and Syria on Tuesday, saying the Obama administration is projecting "smart power" by refusing to act alone or with brute force to stop autocratic repression in the two countries… "The United States stands for our values, our interests and our security, but we have a very clear view that others need to be taking the same steps to enforce a universal set of values and interests," – CBS News

Obama to Unveil Jobs Plan in Major Sept. Speech – CBS News

Obama Administration to Invest $510M in Biofuels Industry to Power Ships, Jets – The Hill

Clinton: U.S. Using 'Smart Power' for Libya, Syria – CBS News

Fed's Plosser: Low-Rate Pledge Is 'Inapproriate' – CNBC

Tobacco Firms Sue FDA Over New Graphic Warnings - USA Today

SNB Moves Softly to Tame Swiss Franc; Currency Spikes – Reuters

NH Jobless Rate Climbs in July – Boston.com



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