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Clinton: Pacific ‘Big Enough’ for US and China

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. secretary of state has called on China to act in “a fair and transparent way” in the South Pacific. Hillary Clinton spoke at the 16-member Pacific Islands Forum Friday in the Cook Islands where she announced $32 million in new U.S. programs for the region on issues ranging from sustainable development, climate change […]

Quake Near Philippines, Tsunami Threat Passes

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Philippine villagers who fled after an earthquake returned to their homes Saturday after a tsunami alert was lifted. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday’s magnitude 7.6 quake was centered to the east of the Philippines, about 96 kilometers from the town of Sulangan. Officials say the quake killed one person. It also caused […]