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NKorea says South, US are within its missile range

By Tue, Oct 09, 2012 12:21PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea warned Tuesday that the U.S. mainland is within range of its missiles, saying Washington’s recent agreement to let Seoul possess missiles capable of hitting all of the North shows the allies are plotting to invade the country. Seoul announced Sunday it reached a

Dalai Lama: Taking care of others promotes peace

By Tue, Oct 09, 2012 12:12PM UTC

SYRACUSE, New York (AP) — Against a backdrop of escalating violence in the Middle East, the Dalai Lama said Monday at a peace conference at Syracuse University that “genuine peace must come through inner peace, taking care of others.” Two days of panel discussions began Monday with a symposium on

Nobel awarded for stem cell, early cloning work

By Tue, Oct 09, 2012 10:43AM UTC

NEW YORK (AP) — Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed into completely different kinds, work that reflects the mechanism behind cloning and offers an alternative to using embryonic stem cells. The work

China holds man over hoax that forced plane landing

By Tue, Oct 09, 2012 10:36AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Police in China have detained a suspect they say made a fake terror threat that forced a passenger plane bound for Turkey to make an emergency landing, state media said Tuesday. The China Southern flight landed in Gansu province’s Lanzhou city Monday night several hours after departing

Decade after Bali, Indonesian terror aims at gov’t

By Tue, Oct 09, 2012 10:32AM UTC

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Ten years after terrorist attacks at two Bali nightclubs killed more than 200 people, mostly foreign tourists, Indonesia has won international praise for its counterterrorism efforts. Militant organizations have been fractured and many of their charismatic leaders have been killed or jailed. But an Associated Press

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