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Twitter is worth more than $11 billion

As twitter readies for its initial public offering, shares are floating between $17 to $20 valuing the company at almost $11 billion.

United hit with $1.1M tarmac delay fine, largest DOT levy
Chicago Tribune

The Department of Transportation has imposed its largest fine on an airliner since passing a rule in 2010 that sought to limit plane delays on tarmacs.

Why Norway won’t destroy Syria’s chemical weapons
Christian Science Monitor

Norway turned down the opportunity to take a lead role in dismantling Syria’s chemical weapons, citing lack of technical capabilities and local laws.

7.3 magnitude quake strikes east of Japan
USA Today

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Japan 231 miles east of its Honshu Island. It’s  impact was 300 miles out in Tokyo.

It’s Time for Iran to Cooperate with the IAEA to Resolve Concerns About Its Nuclear Activities
Arms Control Association

Iran needs to cooperate with the IAEA in transparency and investigations in order to proceed with negotiations with Western powers over its nuclear program..

After Rana Plaza, efforts on Bangladesh worker safety
Christian Science Monitor

After 1100 people died in a factory collapse at Rana Plaza, international groups have worked with the government to improve safety standards for workers.

F.D.A. Moves to Regulate Food for Animals
NY Times

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has imposed new guidelines on pet food and farm animal feed for animals.




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