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British PM Proposes Change in Royal Succession Rules

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says leaders of the Commonwealth will discuss whether to change the rules of succession to the British throne when they meet later this month. Mr. Cameron said Wednesday that he has written to the heads of the 15 other Commonwealth nations to propose that the rules be changed to allow […]

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US Drops Plan to Tighten Smog Rules

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama has abandoned plans to impose tighter air quality rules in the United States, saying they would have imposed burdensome regulations on businesses when the country’s economy is already on shaky footing. Mr. Obama ordered government environmental regulators on Friday to stop implementation of a plan that soon would have required U.S. industries, […]

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