Archive for September 7th, 2013

EU: All info on Syria gas attack points to Assad

September 7, 2013
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VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The European Union agreed on Saturday that the Aug. 21 chemical attack outside Damascus appears to have been the work of Syria‘s regime, but that any potential military attack against it should wait for a U.N. inspectors’ report.
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NASA eyes glitch with moon probe after dazzling launch

September 7, 2013
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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — After a near-perfect launch late Friday (Sept. 6), NASA‘s newest moon probe has encountered its first glitch on the road to Earth’s nearest neighbor.
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Pope leads fasting and prayer day for Syria

September 7, 2013
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The Catholic Church has called for a global day of fasting and prayer on Saturday for peace in Syria and against any armed intervention, with Pope Francis scheduled to host a mass vigil on St Peter’s Square.
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NASA launches robotic explorer to moon

September 7, 2013
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NASA is poised to return to the moon. An unmanned rocket is scheduled to blast off late Friday night (11:27 p.m. EDT) from Virginia’s Eastern Shore with a robotic explorer that will study the lunar atmosphere and dust. Called LADEE (LA’-dee), the moon-orbiting craft will measure the thin lunar atmosphere.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Markets could turn choppy as Fed, Syria risks mount

September 7, 2013
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By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks could be in for a jolt of volatility in the week ahead as Congress debates whether to authorize a military strike against Syria and as the Federal Reserve‘s pivotal decision on winding down its stimulus grows near.
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Wall Street flat after jobs data; Syria worries spur caution

September 7, 2013
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed little changed in choppy trade on Friday after labor market data removed some uncertainty about Federal Reserve policy, but concerns remained about possible military action by the West against Syria.
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