Daily Archives: September 24, 2013

Mourning period begins after mall siege

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Malls mull security upgrades after Nairobi attack

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Kenyatta: We've 'defeated' mall militants

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Al-Shabaab threaten more attacks

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SA to probe ‘white widow’ passport

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Obama pushes UN members on Syria

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Obama calls for risks in Middle East

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Republicans See Keystone Pipeline as a Card to Play in Last-Minute Fiscal Talks

Activists who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline say they are increasingly alarmed that the project might become a bargaining chip in negotiations to avert a fiscal crisis. read more

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Greenpeace Activists May Face Russian Piracy Charges

Russian officials have opened a piracy investigation against Greenpeace members who scaled a Gazprom offshore oil platform in the Arctic. read more

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In Bronx River, Helping Oysters Stage Comeback

After decades of cleanup efforts in the river, a one-acre oyster reef, aimed at serving as an anchor for the marine ecosystem, has been created on the river’s bottom. read more

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Cargo Ship Docking at Space Station Is Delayed

A commercial cargo spacecraft, which was to dock at the International Space Station on Sunday, will not make its second attempt until at least Saturday. read more

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Study Sees a Higher Risk of Storms on the Horizon

Rising temperatures and the atmospheric changes they spawn are most likely to generate more severe-weather days in the eastern and central parts of the nation by midcentury, scientists concluded. read more

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World Briefing | Health and Science: Global Spending to Fight AIDS Has Grown Slowly, Report Finds

Global financing to fight AIDS has remained essentially flat since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a new report. read more

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E.P.A. Rules on Emissions at Existing Coal Plants Might Give States Leeway

The states might be given latitude on how to reach carbon limits. Some states are already well on their way; others don’t see global warming as a pressing problem. read more

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