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Diamond bigger than Earth found

Forget the diamond as big as the Ritz. This one’s bigger than planet Earth. Orbiting a star that is visible to the naked eye, astronomers have discovered a planet twice the size of our own made largely out of diamond. The rocky planet, called ’55 Cancri e’, orbits a sun-like star in the constellation of Cancer and is moving so ...

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Diamond bigger than Earth found

Forget the diamond as big as the Ritz. This one’s bigger than planet Earth. Orbiting a star that is visible to the naked eye, astronomers have discovered a planet twice the size of our own made largely out of diamond. The rocky planet, called ’55 Cancri e’, orbits a sun-like star in the constellation of Cancer and is moving so ...

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  Hezbollah Confirms It Sent UAV Into Israel

Posted: October 11, 2012 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah acknowledged on Thursday sending a drone aircraft that was shot down last weekend after flying some 25 miles into Israel. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that the drone’s parts were manufactured in Iran and it was assembled by members of the Shi’ite Muslim militant movement in ...

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  Hezbollah Confirms It Sent UAV Into Israel

Posted: October 11, 2012 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah acknowledged on Thursday sending a drone aircraft that was shot down last weekend after flying some 25 miles into Israel. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that the drone’s parts were manufactured in Iran and it was assembled by members of the Shi’ite Muslim militant movement in ...

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  Hezbollah Confirms It Sent UAV Into Israel

Posted: October 11, 2012 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah acknowledged on Thursday sending a drone aircraft that was shot down last weekend after flying some 25 miles into Israel. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that the drone’s parts were manufactured in Iran and it was assembled by members of the Shi’ite Muslim militant movement in ...

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  Hezbollah Confirms It Sent UAV Into Israel

Posted: October 11, 2012 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah acknowledged on Thursday sending a drone aircraft that was shot down last weekend after flying some 25 miles into Israel. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that the drone’s parts were manufactured in Iran and it was assembled by members of the Shi’ite Muslim militant movement in ...

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  Hezbollah Confirms It Sent UAV Into Israel

Posted: October 11, 2012 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah acknowledged on Thursday sending a drone aircraft that was shot down last weekend after flying some 25 miles into Israel. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that the drone’s parts were manufactured in Iran and it was assembled by members of the Shi’ite Muslim militant movement in ...

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First 1,000 days of life key to eradicating hunger, poverty

Concept lauded at United Nations meeting in NY PHOENIX, Oct 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Nations recently praised progress toward decreasing malnutrition worldwide among children in their first 1,000 days of life—a critical timeframe for a healthy adulthood. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/DC90926) “Food for the Hungry (FH) has programs in over 20 countries, and child mortality rates in some are 10 ...

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EU plans to sanction states

Brussels: The European Commission plans to sanction EU members to nudge them into action on efforts to create a pan-European airspace that would cut costs and delays, an EU source said on Thursday. Members of the 27-nation European Union have been lagging at reducing airspace and airport delays towards the goal of a “Single European Sky” that would replace the ...

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Anti-Iran hawks maintain PR offensive

By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON – When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly last month that Iran’s nuclear program was unlikely to breach his “red line” for presumed military action until next spring or summer, many observers here looked forward to some relief from the nearly incessant drumbeat for war by US neo-conservatives and other hawks. But ...

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