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AP Interview: Ahmadinejad says future is Iran’s

President Ahmadinejad says Iran is not seeking atomic bomb Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said “the future belongs to Iran” and challenged the United States to accept that his country has a major role in the world. The comments came in an hourlong interview Sunday with The Associated Press on the…

Ousted worker Sherrod rejects return to Ag agency

Ex-official Shirley Sherrod refuses to return to Agriculture Dep’t to work on civil rights Shirley Sherrod, the Agriculture Department official ousted during a racial firestorm last month, declined Tuesday to return to the agency, though she said it was tempting. Sherrod and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said that she may…

Google, Verizon say no ‘net neutrality’ for wireless

Google and US telecom titan Verizon proposed a legal framework to safeguard “net neutrality” but said the rules should not apply to wireless broadband Internet connections. “We both recognize that wireless broadband is different from the traditional wireline world, in part because the mobile marketplace is more competitive and changing…

Faced with oil spill, Gulf residents fight mental pain

With the Gulf oil spill destroying livelihoods across southern Louisiana, anxiety over an uncertain future is prompting a desperate rise in depression, health officials and residents warn. “This whole area is gonna die,” cried fifth-generation fisherwoman Darla Brooks in an interview Wednesday with AFP, in the small fishing-based town of…

McCain questions Steele’s future as GOP head

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) cast doubt Sunday on the future of the head of the Republican Party following controversial comments about the war in Afghanistan. At a Thursday fundraiser, RNC Chairman Michael Steele was caught on video saying that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” and probably…

Whalewatching worth billions and booming: study

AGADIR, Morocco (AFP) – Whalewatching revenue topped two billion dollars in 2009 and is set to grow 10 percent a year, according to a new study. The findings boost arguments that the marine mammals are worth more alive than dead, the researchers said. They also coincide with a decision by…

PepsiCo believes cutting sugar and salt will boost profits

WASHINGTON — US soft drink and snacks giant PepsiCo unveiled plans Monday to cut sugar, fat and sodium in its products as part of a broad initiative to address health, nutrition and environmental concerns. “We believe that a healthier future for all people and our planet means a more successful…

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