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U.N. Urges Clean Up Coal!

By Alister Doyle and Susanna Twidale WARSAW (Reuters) – The U.N. climate chief urged a radical clean-up of the coal industry on Monday to help limit global warming, at an industry meeting in Warsaw condemned by environmentalists as a distraction […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News
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College Enrollment Down ? Will Tuition Be Next?

By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. college enrollment is declining. That may cause students and their parents to hope tuition costs will go down, but they should not count on that. In classical economics, lower demand typically triggers […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Education News
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Saudia Arabia Turns Its Back On Oil !

By Daniel Fineren DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia may be starting to overcome a long addiction to generating electricity from its own oil, easing a nagging concern for a global market reliant on free-flowing crude exports from the kingdom. Over […]

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Pastor to Face Church Trial Over Officiating At Same Sex Marriage

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Methodist pastor accused of violating the denomination’s teachings by officiating at a same-sex marriage was set to face a church trial on Monday in rural Pennsylvania. The trial for Rev. Frank Schaefer, who […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features
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Supreme Court Justice Concerned Over Federal Judge Requiring Race And Gender Be Taken Into Account In Selecting A Legal Team

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Supreme Court justice expressed concerns on Monday about how a federal judge required plaintiffs’ lawyers to take race and gender into account in picking their legal team. The court declined to review […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features
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Brooklyn Diver Dies During Freediving Competition In The Bahamas

By Karen Brooks (Reuters) – A record-holding diver died during a freediving competition in the Bahamas on Sunday in what officials said was the first fatality in the sport’s 21 years of official competition. American diver Nicholas Mevoli of Brooklyn […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News
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Foreign Investors Show Faith In Long Term US Securities

By Steven C. Johnson NEW YORK (Reuters) – Foreigners fled from short-term U.S. assets in September as a budget battle in Washington raised fears the government could default on some obligations, though demand for longer-term securities rose, U.S. Treasury data […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News
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Europe Needs To Get Tough On Banks

By Thomas Atkins FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Europe needs to stop propping up ailing banks and also have the courage to tackle lenders viewed as “too big to fail” if it wants to repair its financial sector and restore growth, leading […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News
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Secret Underground Nuclear Site Being Built In Iran

PARIS (Reuters) – An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Monday it had information about an underground nuclear site being built in Iran and that this was among a number of secret venues for an atomic bomb program. The National […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, World News
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$200 Billion A Year Lost To Climate Change Extreme Weather Events!

By Nina Chestney WARSAW (Reuters) – Global economic losses caused by extreme weather events have risen to nearly $200 billion a year over the last decade and look set to increase further as climate change worsens, a report by the […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News
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Google And Microsoft To Block On Line Searches For Child Sex Abuse Images

LONDON (Reuters) – Google and Microsoft unveiled measures to block online searches for child sex abuse images on Monday as part of a bid by British authorities to crackdown on Internet pedophiles. The companies said as many as 100,000 search […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News
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U.N. Urges Europe To Lead In Combating Climate Change

By Andrius Sytas VILNIUS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the European Union on Monday to stay at the vanguard of efforts to combat climate change, sweeping aside arguments led by Poland and business leaders that the bloc […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Science, World News
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Major European Banks Accounting Practices Leave Investors Guessing

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Big variations in how major European Union banks do their accounts can leave investors guessing over their financial health and could also undermine financial stability, a top regulator said on Monday. Banks’ accounting practices […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News
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Nelson Mandel in stable but critical condition

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Nelson Mandela remains in a stable but critical condition more than two months after hospital doctors treating him for a lung infection let him return home to convalesce, the South African government said on Monday. The former […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News
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Jordan Seeks UN Security Council Seat

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan has formally submitted a bid for a two-year seat on the U.N. Security Council, officials said on Monday, after its ally Saudi Arabia rejected the position partly in protest over international failure to […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News