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Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit.
Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declared that their governments must both spark growth and cut the debt that has crippled the European continent and put investors worldwide on edge.
About a dozen activists prepared banners for roadside demonstrations Friday in Thurmont, Md., under the eyes of authorities determined to keep them miles away from the Camp David presidential retreat where world leaders were gathering for a global economic summit.
On Thursday afternoon, a day before this town is set to be at the center of the world stage, the streets were quiet.
Officials expect no additional long-term road closures associated with this weekend's G-8 summit, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said.
An organization seeking to draw attention to food security and poverty painted tweets Wednesday on Md 77 near Thurmont in advance of the G-8 summit at Camp David.
More than two dozen world leaders will join President Barack Obama in an extraordinary weekend of back-to-back summits to tackle Europe's mounting economic woes and solidify plans for winding down the decade-long war in Afghanistan.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is joining a campaign for world hunger relief aimed at the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.
Opponents of America's use of unmanned aircraft against terrorism suspects are targeting Maryland politicians and the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.
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