Politics Breaking News: Weiner: I Will Survive

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Anthony Weiner predicted he would survive the sexting scandal that has overwhelmed his campaign for mayor, insisting voters are more interested in "ideas" than his personal life. The former congressman again refused to quit the race and said he wasn?t listening to chatter from his rivals and pundits who have encouraged him to drop out. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton held a two-hour meeting with Egypt's ousted president, who has been held incommunicado since his overthrow. Ashton is the first person outside Egypt's military or security services who is reported to have met Mohammed Morsi since he was toppled. As a new round of peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians begins, Secretary of State John Kerry thinks time may be running out. The talks come after six months of shuttle diplomacy to restart negotiations that broke down in 2008.

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