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Will China's Third Plenum be an economic turning point?

<b>Will 2013 be another 1978 or at least another 1993 for China?</b><p>Those were the two significant overhauls of economic policy which occurred during previous Third Plenums.<p>The Third Plenum refers to the third time that the new leaders of China lead a plenary session of the Central Committee.<p>The current …

Rare hybrid solar eclipse wows world

A rare solar eclipse that began as a "ring of fire" and transformed into a spectacular total eclipse of the sun amazed skywatchers from North America to Africa on Sunday, and we've got the photos to prove it.<p>The Nov. 3 celestial event was a rare hybrid solar eclipse, which began over the Atlantic …

FEDS: Navy Commander Sold Secrets To Malaysian Businessman For Hookers, Gaga Tickets

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nicknamed "Fat Leonard," the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years.<p>But prosecutors in court papers say Leonard Francis worked his connections to obtain military secrets by lining …

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White House rejects clemency for Edward Snowden over NSA leaks

The White House and leading lawmakers have rejected Edward Snowden's plea for clemency and said he should return to the United States to face trial.<p>Dan Pfeiffer, an Obama administration adviser, said on Sunday the NSA whistleblower's request was not under consideration and that he should face …

Mohammed Morsi speaks from the dock: 'I am president'

Egypt's deposed president has defied the military-backed regime to reject as illegal a court trying him on charges of incitement to murder<p>Egypt’s deposed president Mohammed Morsi went on trial amid chaotic scenes in Cairo on Monday, dominating the courtroom from inside the defendants’ cage to …