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Why the killing of elephants must stop
The global effort to stop the slaughter of elephants received a major boost when Angelina Jolie announced recently that she will direct and produce a feature film about my efforts to stop the poaching of elephants in Kenya in the 1990s.

President Obama Defends Use of Executive Action on Immigration
He announced his intended changes earlier this week.

Iran, world powers seek elusive nuclear deal one day before deadline

Palais Coburg in Vienna, the venue of nuclear talks aimed at settling a dispute over Iran's nuclear programme, days before a deadline is pictured on November 21, 2014Iran and world powers face an uphill struggle to break the deadlock in their high-stakes nuclear negotiations and secure a historic deal on the eve of a deadline. Kerry, who on Friday postponed a trip to Paris to remain in Vienna for the talks, met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday afternoon, their fourth meeting in three days. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, also in the Austrian capital, called this final weekend of talks, after months of negotiations, a "moment of truth". At stake is a historic deal in which Iran would curb its disputed nuclear activities in exchange for broad relief from years of heavy international economic sanctions.

Michelin's 'undisputed leader' in cuisine
Tokyoites may brag about having the most Michelin stars in the world, but Hong Kongers can actually eat in theirs without breaking the bank.

Portugal ex-PM Socrates still in custody, more questioning Monday
LISBON (Reuters) - Police transferred Portugal's former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates back to his cell at a police station late on Sunday where he will spend a third night in a row after his shocking arrest and questioning in a corruption investigation.

Marion Barry's death stuns DC politicians and residents - Washington Post

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Marion Barry's death stuns DC politicians and residents
Washington Post
He had been frail for years, suffering at various points from diabetes, recurring infections and a bad kidney. As recently as February, after another extended hospital stay, friends and colleagues had braced themselves for the possibility of Marion Barry's death.
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