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Ethiopia hailed as ‘African lion’ with fastest creation of millionaires David Smith / The Guardian   Michael Buerk’s famished Ethiopia of 1984 has become a nation achieving 93% GDP growth in six years.   US Trade Deficit Drops To $40.6 Billion in October Martin...

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Endless Afghanistan? Jim Miklaszewski and Courtney Kube / NBC News US-Afghan agreement would keep troops in place and funds flowing, perhaps indefinitely.   Fusion reactor achieves tenfold increase in plasma confinement time Matthew Francis / Ars Technica Work is...

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U.S. carrier starts Philippine storm relief as Aquino comes under pressure Stuart Grudgings / Reuters   A U.S. aircraft carrier “strike group” started unloading food and water to the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines on Thursday, as President Benigno Aquino faced...

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  ASP: In case you missed it …. 7 November 2013   Iranian leaders sign on to social media, call for end to Twitter ban Michael Pizzi / Aljazeera   Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati joined a growing number of high-profile government figures on Tuesday, calling for...

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  ASP: In case you missed it …. 31 October 2013   Ex-NSA man Edward Snowden gets web job in Russia BBC   NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has found a new job, his lawyer says. The former US spy agency contractor will work for a major private website in Russia, where...