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Libya militants seek revenge

by Reuters on October 09, 2013
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DUBAI. —Libyan militants have called for the kidnapping of American citizens in Tripoli and for attacks on gas pipelines, ships and planes to avenge the capture of a senior al Qaeda figure by US special forces in Libya last week.

US justices get climate change

by Reuters on October 09, 2013
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WASHINGTON. — The US Supreme Court meets later this week to consider whether to undertake a legal review of the Obama administration’s first wave of regulations tackling climate change.

Elite US team questions seized

by Reuters on October 09, 2013
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 WASHINGTON. — An elite American interrogation team is questioning the senior al Qaeda figure who was seized by special operations forces in Libya and then whisked onto a Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea, US officials said on Monday.

 

Argentina’s prexy to undergo s

by Reuters on October 09, 2013
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BUENOS AIRES. — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery on Tuesday to treat a head injury, sidelining her ahead of a key mid-term election and at the apex of a bitter court battle with some of the nation’s creditors.

US Congress enters crucial wee

by Reuters on October 08, 2013
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WASHINGTON. —As the US government moved into the second week of a shutdown on Monday with no end in sight, a deadlocked US Congress also confronted an October 17 deadline to increase the nation’s borrowing power or risk default.

Destruction of Syrian chemical

by Reuters on October 08, 2013
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BEIRUT. — International experts began overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal on Sunday, said an official from the mission that has averted a U.S. strike but could rob President Bashar al-Assad of his most feared weapon.

China warns US, Japan, Austra

by Reuters on October 08, 2013
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SHANGHAI. — China said on Monday the United States, Australia and Japan should not use their alliance as an excuse to intervene in territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and urged them to refrain from inflaming regional tensions.

Suicide bomb attacks on Iraqi

by Reuters on October 08, 2013
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MOSUL, Iraq. — A suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into the playground of a primary school in northern Iraq and blew himself up, killing 14 children and their headmaster on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

Egypt death toll rises to 53,

by Reuters on October 08, 2013
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CAIRO. — The death toll from clashes in Egypt rose to 53 on Monday as calm returned to the streets after one of the bloodiest days since the military toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July.

Iran calls for new offer befor

by Reuters on October 08, 2013
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DUBAI. — World powers negotiating with Tehran over its disputed nuclear program  must come up with new proposals before talks in Geneva on Oct. 15-16, Iran’s foreign minister said.

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