Uganda warns South Sudan rebel leader

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RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press= JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Uganda’s president on Monday warned South Sudan’s rebel leader against rejecting the government’s offer of a cease-fire, saying regional leaders would unite to “defeat” the former vice president who is accused of mounting a failed coup in the world’s newest country. […]

70 journalists died on the job in 2013: Report

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New York, December 30: At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The dead in Syria included a number of citizen journalists […]

Second blast in Volgograd kills 10

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Russia- A bomb blast ripped a trolleybus apart in Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 10 people in the second deadly attack in the southern city in two days and raising fears of further violence as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics. The morning rush-hour bombing, which left mangled […]

Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

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Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia will host the research sites, providing diverse climates, geography and air traffic environments as the Federal Aviation Administration seeks to safely introduce commercial drones into U.S. airspace. Join the Discussion Members of Congress and other politicians lobbied intensely to bring the […]

Syria blamed for missed deadline on chemical arsenal

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The Obama administration Monday called on Syria to honor promises to surrender its chemical weapons stockpile, a day after international experts acknowledged delays in removing some of the most lethal toxins from the country. U.S. officials conceded that a Tuesday deadline for ridding Syria of hundreds of tons of liquid […]