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Children killed in DR Congo attack, say UN peacekeepers

<b>More than 20 people, including women and children, have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, UN peacekeepers say.</b><p>Most appeared to have been hacked to death on Friday and Saturday in two villages in North Kivu, including three girls who were raped and then beheaded.<p>It is not clear …

Obama to talk ACA with tech giants

Now that the Obamacare website is functional, the administration has called the tech honchos to Washington.<p>The White House paints President Barack Obama’s huddle with tech company leaders on Tuesday as a chat headlining HealthCare.gov progress and ways the government can fix federal IT. But the …

UN makes $6.5 billion appeal for Syria

The United Nations has appealed for a record $6.5 billion for Syria and its neighbours to help 16 million people, many of them hungry or homeless victims of a conflict that has lasted 33 months with no end in sight.<p>The Syrian appeal accounted for half of an overall funding plan of $12.9 billion for …

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