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Insight - Civilians emerge as pawns in South China Sea legal chess game| Reuters

May 30, 2015

Insight - Civilians emerge as pawns in South China Sea legal chess game| Reuters

HONG KONG/MANILA On tiny specks in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, Vietnamese and Filipino children skip to school each day. Not far away, China is building lighthouses and weather stations on reclaimed land. Further north, a Chinese cruise ship takes "patriotic" tourists to a separate group of contested islands #Business #United States #India #Technology #Middle East #science #Hillary Clinton #markets
U.S. military orders review as anthrax mishap widens| Reuters

May 30, 2015

U.S. military orders review as anthrax mishap widens| Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in the United States and abroad, and ordered a sweeping review of practices meant to inactivate the bacteria. The Pentagon said a total of 11 states, two more than it first acknowledged, received "suspect samples," as did Australia and South Korea #Economy #Sports #United States #India #Middle East #Africa #Copyright #opinion
Texas seeks presidential disaster declaration after storms kill 21| Reuters

May 30, 2015

Texas seeks presidential disaster declaration after storms kill 21| Reuters

DALLAS Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought a presidential disaster declaration on Friday after severe weather this week killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted evacuations. Storms that battered North Texas on Thursday and Friday added more runoff to swollen rivers and prompted hundreds of calls for help in Dallas, where some areas saw up to seven inches (17.8 cm) of rain. #Economy #Sports #United States #Technology #France #markets #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Swollen Texas rivers prompt evacuations after floods kill 21| Reuters

May 30, 2015

Swollen Texas rivers prompt evacuations after floods kill 21| Reuters

DALLAS A new batch of heavy rain caused Texas rivers to overflow their banks and prompted widespread evacuations on Friday after a week of historic storms flooded Houston, killed at least 21 people and damaged more than 4,000 buildings. Thousands of cars were trapped for about six hours on a suburban freeway blocked by floodwaters near Dallas, where rainfall reached about 7 inches (17.8 cm) between Thursday night and Friday. The Red Cross distributed Girl Scout cookies and water to stranded motorists #United States #India #Technology #France #Middle East #Health #Africa #Argentina #Entertainment

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Why Nancy Powell's exit can help India-US rebuild relations

Apr 01, 2014

Why Nancy Powell's exit can help India-US rebuild relations

US ambassador Nancy Powells resignation is the first real indication that Washington has woken up and is starting to smell the chai. #United States #India #diplomacy #India-US Relations #Nancy Powell #Devyani Khobadgade
After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Feb 25, 2014

After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was also called the "trust buster", smashing Americas "robber baron" monopolies with ruthless reforms. #Anna Hazare #United States #InMyOpinion #Sanitation #Fareed Zakaria #Woodrow Wilson #Theodore Roosevelt #Standard Oil