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US Presidential Race Back in Full Speed After Superstorm

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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With the American Election Day fast approaching, U.S. President Barack Obama resumes campaigning for re-election Thursday after spending several days heading the federal government’s response to the Atlantic storm Sandy. Mr. Obama will travel to the so-called “battleground states” of Wisconsin, Nevada and Colorado, three states that could determine if he or Republican challenger Mitt […]

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Indian Cyclone Forces Tanker Aground

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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At least five people are missing after a cyclone that has battered southern India forced an oil tanker aground. The storm, named Cyclone Nilam, has weakened to a tropical storm after coming ashore near Chennai off the Bay of Bengal. Thirty-two crew members were recovered alive from the Pratibha Cauvery on Thursday, and rescuers were […]

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China Launches Anti-Dumping Probe into EU Solar Products

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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China is starting an investigation into whether the European Union is unfairly subsidizing solar exports, the latest in a series of Beijing’s trade disputes with Europe and the United States. China’s Commerce Ministry said Thursday the anti-dumping probe will focus on whether the EU sold solar-grade polysilicon, a key material in the production of solar […]

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