Russia Boycotts Nuclear Summit Planning Meeting

Vienna: Russia has failed to show up at a meeting planning the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, US and European officials said on Monday, in a potentially serious blow to efforts by President Barack Obama to cement his legacy as leaving the world safer from nuclear terrorism than when he took office.

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World Trade Centre Reopens for Business

New York City: Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Centre is again opening for business - marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the United States as a whole.

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It Must End Death, Taxes and the Cuban Blockade

The famous expression about the only things that will happen with absolute certainty, death and taxes, is actually missing one: the annual vote in which 99% of the world’s nations declare that the blockade against Cuba is illegal and must end.

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US Nurse Fights Maine Quarantine Over Ebola Fears

Washington: Kaci Hickox, a US nurse who has tested negative for Ebola after returning from West Africa, on Wednesday said she would challenge Maine's restrictions and did not plan to follow guidelines to quarantine herself until November 10.

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