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'Whale Spotting' app seeks to reduce ship strikes (Update)

U.S. federal officials trying to reduce the number of whales that are struck and killed by ships sailing in and out of San Francisco Bay are testing a new smartphone application that could help locate the mammals more accurately.

Sep 18, 2013
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Egypt eyes Nile deal with Ethiopia

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is facing heavy pressure to secure a negotiated settlement to a bitter dispute with Ethiopia over the sharing of Nile waters.

Jun 11, 2013
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US launches IP trade probe of Ukraine

The United States announced Thursday an investigation of alleged officially sanctioned intellectual property theft in Ukraine, a move which could result in trade retaliation by Washington.

May 30, 2013
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