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US president warns Uganda over anti-gay bill – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama has warned Uganda’s President Yoweri Musuveni that enacting an anti-gay law will complicate relations with the US. Under the proposed legislation, those convicted of homosexual acts could face life imprisonment. The…















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Obama seeks middle ground with NSA overhaul – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — In announcing his long-awaited plans to overhaul government surveillance policies, President Obama on Friday sought to occupy a middle space in the simmering debate on U.S. spying. He pushed for a greater…




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NASA, China Meet On Possible Cooperation – Aviation Week

Aviation WeekTop NASA officials took advantage of the recent gathering of space agency chiefs in Washington to look for ways to broaden cooperation with China, including rare direct talks with Chinese space leaders. More than…









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US Troops Wounded in South Sudan – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThe U.S. military says unidentified gunmen have opened fire on U.S. aircraft flying in to a rebel-held area of South Sudan to evacuate American citizens. Four U.S. service personnel were reported wounded. The…







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Quotes from the Nelson Mandela service – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTens of thousands of world leaders, family members, friends and mourners crowded into FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in the cold rain Tuesday to pay tribute to South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Here are…






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Lack of bitterness set Mandela apart – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG — For all his years of struggle, imprisonment and political leadership, it was Nelson Mandela’s capacity to embrace his former oppressors without bitterness in order to achieve a multiracial national reconciliation that stands…





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