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Federal Safety Officials Investigating Mini Cooper Engine Fires

Federal investigators have launched a probe relating to a possible auto defect in Mini Cooper sport coupes, according to Consumer Reports. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) officials say they have received about a dozen complaints of engine compartment … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan president fires six supreme court justices for corruption

[JURIST] Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev [official website, in Kazakh; BBC profile] on Thursday discharged six justices of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan [official website] for corruption. The Kazakh Prosecutor-General’s Office [official website] has opened criminal cases [RFE/RL … Continue reading

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Disasters Charter Activated: Fires in Israel; Flood and Landslide in Venezuela

by Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz with the blog faculty Source: International Charter Space and Major Disasters Forest Fires in Israel Type of Event Fire Location of Event Israel Date of Charter Activation 02/12/2010 Charter Requestor COGIC Project Management CNES Description of … Continue reading

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Sirleaf fires Liberia cabinet with eye on polls

Sirleaf fires Liberia cabinet with eye on polls Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced Thursday she had fired all but one member of her cabinet, seeking a clean slate in government ahead of her re-election bid in 2011. Read more … Continue reading

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SKorea fires warning shots toward NKorean boat

SKorea fires warning shots toward NKorean boat South Korea’s navy fired warning shots toward a North Korean fishing boat near their disputed sea border, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday, the latest sign of tension on the divided peninsula ahead of … Continue reading

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