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Clinton: Kadhafi insiders looking for exit options

Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s associates have been reaching out to their contacts worldwide to see how they can “get out of this,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told ABC News Tuesday. “We’ve heard about … people close to him reaching out to people that they know around the world — Africa, the Middle East, Europe, North America, beyond — saying what do we do? How do we get out of this? What happens next?” Clinton said. “I’m not aware that he (Kadhafi) personally has reached out, but I do know that people allegedly on his behalf have been reaching
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Radiation fears prompt US ban of some Japanese food imports

The United States has announced it was barring some food imports from Japan due to fears of radiation and nuclear contamination in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami disaster. The US Food and Drug Administration said it had placed an import alert on all milk, milk products, fresh vegetables and fruits from certain regions. This means that no products of these types from the prefectures of Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi and Gunma can enter the United States without first being shown to be safe. “In addition, FDA will continue to flag all entries from Japan in order to determine whether
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Uncertain outlook for Middle East: Gates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Unrest in Middle Eastern countries is being fed by long-simmering tensions and has left the region in a “dark territory” with an uncertain outcome, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in a Washington Post interview published on Tuesday. Read the full story.
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