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U.N. Representative To Afghanistan Recalled

Posted: 09/30/2009 - UNITED NATIONS (CNN) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon abruptly recalled a special representative to Afghanistan on Wednesday, immediately relieving Peter Galbraith of his duties.

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Pressure Increases On Obama Over Afghanistan

Posted: 09/30/2009 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama is under increasing pressure to decide whether the United States will commit more troops and resources to the conflict in Afghanistan.

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IAEA: Iran Broke Law By Not Disclosing Nuclear Facility

Posted: 09/30/2009 - NEW DELHI, India (CNN) — Iran broke international law by not disclosing sooner its recently revealed uranium enrichment site, the head of the United Nation’s nuclear watchdog agency said.

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Residents Pick Up Pieces After Ketsana’s Deadly Rampage

Posted: 09/30/2009 - (CNN) — Ketsana, downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical depression, set its sights on a fourth nation Wednesday — barreling toward Laos after leaving a trail of destruction and death across southeast Asia.

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At Least 111 Dead As Tsunami Hits Samoan Islands

Posted: 09/30/2009 - (CNN) — A huge emergency effort was under way Wednesday in the Samoan Islands after towering tsunami waves triggered by an 8.0-magnitude earthquake left more than 100 people dead and flattened entire villages.

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Space Tourist Will Participate In World Water Event From Space Station

Posted: 09/30/2009 - (CNN) — The founder of Cirque du Soleil may be doing somersaults in space Wednesday after he blasted off with a team on a Russian rocket. Guy Laliberte, who turned his talents of stilt walking and fire breathing into the world famous Cirque du Soleil, was part of a crew that took off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Wednesday.

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Residents Pick Up Pieces After Ketsana’s Deadly Rampage

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Ketsana, downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical depression, set its sight on a fourth nation Wednesday — barreling toward Laos after leaving a trail of destruction and death across southeast Asia.

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Sources: 4 Killed In Pakistan Drone Strike

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Four suspected militants were killed Wednesday when a suspected U.S. drone fired missiles at two vehicles in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region, officials said.

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New Photos Highlight Rainforest Devastation

Posted: 09/30/2009 - A series of photographic exhibitions have been organized in Europe and North America this autumn to highlight a campaign by Britain's Prince Charles to combat tropical deforestation.

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In His Hometown, Mao A Source Of Pride

Posted: 09/30/2009 - "Mao is very great and famous, and he saved the whole of China," exclaims an 18-year-old woman from Wuhan in Hubei province. "Both young people and old people love Mao very much!"

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17 Deaths Reported After Samoa Quake; Tsunami Warning Ends

Posted: 09/30/2009 - A tsunami warning for the South Pacific was called off hours after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake was recorded near American Samoa, but the extent of the damage of earlier tsunami waves was still unfolding.

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Samoa Earthquake

Posted: 09/29/2009 - A tsunami warning for the South Pacific was called off hours after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake was recorded near American Samoa, but the extent of the damage of earlier tsunami waves was still unfolding.

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'High Fidelity' author Talks Relationships, New Book And Film

Posted: 09/29/2009 - Best-selling British author Nick Hornby releases his latest novel, "Juliet, Naked,"released in the United Kingdom on September 1, has just been released in the United States. It focuses on an American singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who still rests on the success he saw with one album in the 1980s, an obsessed English fan, Duncan, and his exasperated girlfriend, Annie.

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Pacific Tsunami Kills 34 Near Samoa

Posted: 09/29/2009 - The latest Pacific wave tragedy was triggered early Tuesday by an earthquake measuring 8.3 off the coast of the U.S. Territory.

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Iran Test-Fires Long-Range Missiles

Posted: 09/29/2009 - Days before a key meeting with Western leaders, Iran test-fired two types of long-range missiles Monday in part of what the Islamic republic called routine military exercises, its state-run media reported.

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American Jailed In Japan For Trying To Reclaim His Children

Posted: 09/29/2009 - Had this custody drama played out in the United States, Christopher Savoie might be considered a hero -- snatching his two little children back from an ex-wife who defied the law and ran off with them.

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