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Thursday, August 21, 2014   22:54 GMT

U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Carey L. Biron

WASHINGTON - The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world.
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Violations of International Law Degenerate U.N.
Somar Wijayadasa
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations was founded to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights.
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Public Offers Support for Obamas Iraq Intervention
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON - Despite rising criticism of his foreign policy even from his former secretary of state U.S. President Barack Obamas decision last week to carry out airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) militants in northern Iraq enjoys relatively strong public support, at least so far.
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