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US Navy christens first Ford-class aircraft carrier

<b>The US Navy has christened the first of its new Ford-class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.</b><p>The new super-carrier, which is only 70% complete, is named after late US President Gerald Ford.<p>It is the first of 10 carriers designed to get more fighter planes into the sky more quickly, but with …

Military

Bill Gates: Internet connectivity doesn’t mean much if you’re dying of starvation

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates made his fortune in computing, so you might expect him to be a champion of the Internet.<p>“I certainly love the IT thing,” he told the <i>Financial Times</i> in a rare interview, published Friday. “But when we want to improve lives, you’ve got to deal with more basic things …

You're Doing It Right

<b>Sometimes there is</b> an example of what I stand for that is so clear and so simple that it says in a few short seconds far more than I can with all of my thousands of words.<p>Watch the first 1:10 of this clip from ABC's "What Would You Do?" so that you get an idea about the scenario…then skip forward …

Vocabulary

Israel, Saudis Press Obama On Syria

By Jeffrey Heller and Angus McDowall<p>JERUSALEM/RIYADH, Sept 2 (Reuters) - If President Barack Obama has disappointed Syrian rebels by deferring to Congress before bombing Damascus, he has also dismayed the United States' two main allies in the Middle East.<p>Israel and Saudi Arabia have little love for …

Syria attack may force search for peace

<b>The apparent use of chemical weapons in the suburbs of Damascus, killing hundreds of civilians, has clearly lifted the Syrian conflict to a yet higher level of crisis.</b><p>With the US stiffening its military posture in the eastern Mediterranean and the Russians continuing to defend their only staunch …

Middle East

Warren Buffett, age 44, explains the futility of playing the market

In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should invest its pension accounts.<p>All 19 pages were recently published by Fortune, and are well …

Investing

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want<p>I'd like to comment on topics that I think should regularly be on the front pages but are not -- and in many crucial cases are scarcely mentioned at all or are presented in ways that seem …

Stocks: Dow closes down 225 as Wal-Mart warns

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average shed about 1.5% -- 225 points -- on disappointing Wal-Mart earnings, news of job cuts at Cisco, weak economic reports and 2-year high in 10-year Treasury yield. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite were down by similar percentages.<p>The drops come a day after …

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