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UN chief: Climate negotiations moving at a 'snail's pace'

UN chief: Negotiations on global warming pact are moving at a 'snail's pace' and must speed up
Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that negotiations on a new climate pact to keep global warming from reaching dangerous levels are moving at a "snail's pace" and must be speeded up.

The U.N. chief stressed that only 10 negotiating days remain and key political issues are still on the table.

Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages

2 murderers had lapses in the system on their side in daring prison break, but not for long
Jennifer Peltz, The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held behind the stark 19th-century walls. Guards went along the lattice of light-green bars in A Block, where well-behaved prisoners are held.

At first glance, it seemed David Sweat and Richard Matt were where they were supposed to be: asleep in their adjoining cells. But the lumps in their bunks were just sweatshirts.

Army officer recommends trial in WikiLeaks case

Army officer recommends court-martial trial for soldier charged in WikiLeaks case
David Dishneau, The Associated Press

An Army officer recommended a general court-martial Thursday for a low-ranking intelligence analyst charged with causing the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history.

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