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No Deal, But Progress, As Iran Nuclear Talks Wrap Up

Talks on Iran's suspect nuclear program wrapped up Wednesday. No breakthroughs came from the talks, but diplomats cite progress toward a solution of this long-running crisis.
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Tech Startups Face All The Usual Challenges And More In Gaza

Building an IT startup in the Gaza Strip isn't simple: Electricity is sporadic, there's no mobile 3G and even if you can sell your app outside Gaza's tightly controlled borders, it's difficult to get paid. Still, IT has some advantages in Gaza, and the possibilities have fostered a crop of devout entrepreneurs. At a first-of-its kind session to win seed money this week, Gazan entrepreneurs pitched, among other things, an app that uses music to help colorblind people dress well, a sports social network and 3-D printing for the masses.
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Here's A Reason To Love Disco Again: Stopping Food Waste

Wednesday is World Food Day, an occasion meant to strengthen the commitment to end global hunger. Across Europe, activists are throwing disco soup parties to turn leftover food into delicious food to give to the hungry. And as the name suggests, there's music, too.
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As Greenland Seeks Economic Development, Is Uranium The Way?

The debate over lifting a ban on uranium extraction pits the Danish territory's lawmakers against environmentalists. It would be a controversial move and one with consequences for Greenland's economic development as well as its political status.
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The 1973 Arab Oil Embargo: The Old Rules No Longer Apply

The embargo led to long gas lines and shaped U.S. foreign policy to this day. However, the world energy market has changed dramatically over the past four decades, and the U.S. now gets less than 10 percent of its oil from the Middle East.
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Behind The Lens With Prizewinning 'Women Of Vision'

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynsey Addario has spent more than 10 years as a war photographer. Kitra Cahana was just a teenager when her photography made the front page of The New York Times. They talk about their craft and being featured in National Geographic Museum's "Women of Vision" exhibition.
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Innovation: A Portable Generator Charges Devices With Fire

The FlameStower can cook a pot of rice and charge a cellphone at the same time. This innovation has the potential to bring power to people in developing countries who have cellphones but not electricity.
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Passenger Turboprop Crashes In Laos; All 49 On Board Feared Dead

The plane reportedly went into the Mekong River on approach to an airport in the southern city of Pakse.
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Iran: More Nuclear Talks 'In A Few Weeks'

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, on his Facebook page, said Iran was planning a new round of dialogue with the West in Geneva.
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What's News In The Rest Of The World

The headlines are from a cross section of news organizations around the globe. Wednesday's stories range from the expulsion of a family from France to a popular politician in Indonesia.

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