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US B-2 stealth bombers in South Korea drill

<b>The US has flown two B-2 stealth bombers over South Korea as part of a military exercise.</b><p>The US said it demonstrated its forces could conduct "long-range, precision strikes quickly and at will".<p>The move follows strong rhetoric from Pyongyang and comes a day after it cut a military hotline with the …

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UK to open inquiry into Berezovsky death

Britain is set to open a judicial inquiry into the death of a Russian tycoon to establish how he died in the locked bathroom of his vast mansion near London.<p>Boris Berezovsky, who survived years of power struggles and assassination attempts in Russia, was found dead last week in his home in Ascot, a …

Thailand holds peace talks with Muslim rebels

Thai authorities and Muslim rebels leaders have started peace talks aimed at ending almost a decade of unrest in the country's far south, as fresh violence killed at least five people.<p>The talks on Thursday with representatives from the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) insurgent group, expected to …

US-listed companies doing business in Iran: $540 million in revenue and counting

Economic sanctions on Iran have been getting tougher in recent years, and the United States tightened the screws a little more last summer with the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (PDF).<p>One unusual aspect of that law is that it started requiring companies traded on US stock …

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Scientists link oil industry with Oklahoma's biggest earthquake

Scientists have linked oil drilling in Oklahama to the biggest earthquake in the state's history. New research, published in the journal <i>Geology</i>, suggests that the expansion of wastewater, injected into Oklahoma's sealed oil wells, placed enough stress on "reservoir-bounding faults" to trigger three …