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U.S. consumer spending falls, inflation pressures muted3/2/2015 5:50:39 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January, likely as lower gasoline prices continued to weigh on receipts at service stations.Kerry rebukes U.N. Rights Council as 'obsessed' with Israel3/2/2015 6:19:42 PMGENEVA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday of being obsessed by allegations of Israeli abuses and said the United States would defend Israel against efforts to isolate it.Iran says nuclear deal hinges on U.S. will to lift sanctions3/2/2015 5:15:37 PMGENEVA - A deal on Iran's nuclear program could be concluded this week if the United States and other Western countries have sufficient political will and agree to remove sanctions on Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday.Twitter, law enforcement investigate alleged Islamic State threats 3/2/2015 5:33:16 PMWASHINGTON - Twitter Inc and law enforcement authorities are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network's co-founder and other employees, the company said in reaction to media reports.HP to buy Wi-Fi gear maker Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion3/2/2015 6:08:19 PM - Hewlett-Packard Co said it would buy Wi-Fi network gear maker Aruba Networks Inc for about $2.7 billion, the biggest deal for the world's No. 2 PC maker since its botched acquisition of Britain's Autonomy Plc in 2011.Buffett says 'no jockeying' between Jain, Abel for top post: CNBC3/2/2015 5:23:50 PMNEW YORK - Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway , told CNBC on Monday that Berkshire executives Ajit Jain and Greg Abel were not angling for the top Berkshire job.Iraq army and Shi'ite militias launch attacks north of Baghdad3/2/2015 1:49:13 PMBAGHDAD - Iraq's armed forces, backed by Shi'ite militia, attacked Islamic State strongholds north of Baghdad on Monday at the start of a campaign aimed at driving them out of the mainly Sunni Muslim province of Salahuddin.Netanyahu arrives in U.S., signs of easing of tensions over Iran speech3/2/2015 5:01:14 PMWASHINGTON - The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn against a possible nuclear deal with Iran.North Korea, angered by drills, fires short-range missiles 3/2/2015 1:32:52 PMSEOUL - North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korean officials said, a defiant response to annual military exercises between South Korea and the United States but one which drew a swift protest from Japan.Toronto tunnel mystery solved, builders cite 'personal reasons'3/2/2015 6:00:23 PMTORONTO - A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto near one of the venues for this summer's Pan American Games was build for "personal reasons" by two men who had no criminal intent, police said on Monday.