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Polish protests push back over anti-piracy pact

Thousands of young Poles hit city streets across the country in a mounting wave of off-and-online protest against a government decision to sign an international anti-online piracy accord. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which Poland’s centrist Prime Minister Donald Tusk has vowed to endorse, aims to create international standards for intellectual property protection. However, internet groups including global hacker collective ...

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Polish protests push back over anti-piracy pact

Thousands of young Poles hit city streets across the country in a mounting wave of off-and-online protest against a government decision to sign an international anti-online piracy accord. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which Poland’s centrist Prime Minister Donald Tusk has vowed to endorse, aims to create international standards for intellectual property protection. However, internet groups including global hacker collective ...

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Polish protests push back over anti-piracy pact

Thousands of young Poles hit city streets across the country in a mounting wave of off-and-online protest against a government decision to sign an international anti-online piracy accord. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which Poland’s centrist Prime Minister Donald Tusk has vowed to endorse, aims to create international standards for intellectual property protection. However, internet groups including global hacker collective ...

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Polish protests push back over anti-piracy pact

Thousands of young Poles hit city streets across the country in a mounting wave of off-and-online protest against a government decision to sign an international anti-online piracy accord. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which Poland’s centrist Prime Minister Donald Tusk has vowed to endorse, aims to create international standards for intellectual property protection. However, internet groups including global hacker collective ...

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UN stops counting Syrian dead

THE United Nations has stopped compiling a death toll for Syria's crackdown on protests because it is too difficult to get information, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said. Pillay gave a toll of more than 5000 dead when she spoke to the…

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UN stops counting Syrian dead

THE United Nations has stopped compiling a death toll for Syria's crackdown on protests because it is too difficult to get information, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said. Pillay gave a toll of more than 5000 dead when she spoke to the…

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UN stops counting Syrian dead

THE United Nations has stopped compiling a death toll for Syria's crackdown on protests because it is too difficult to get information, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said. Pillay gave a toll of more than 5000 dead when she spoke to the…

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UN stops counting Syrian dead

THE United Nations has stopped compiling a death toll for Syria's crackdown on protests because it is too difficult to get information, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said. Pillay gave a toll of more than 5000 dead when she spoke to the…

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Japan posts first annual trade deficit since 1980

TOKYO (AP) — Japan reported its first annual trade deficit since 1980 as it imported expensive energy to offset the impact of its devastating tsunami and exporters grappled with the rising value of the yen. The 2.49 trillion yen ($32 billion) shortfall for 2011 reflects a 2.7 percent decline in the value of Japan’s exports to…

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Obama: Renewed American leadership felt worldwide

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says “America is back” as a world power. The president gives a flag-waving defense of American power and influence as part of the State of the Union address. He said world opinions about the United States are on the rise, and he calls America the “indispensable nation” in world affairs. He talked about extending ...

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