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BP Wins U.S. Deep-Water Gulf of Mexico Drilling Plan Approval

Oct 21, 2011 11:00 AM ET

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-2 ... roval.html

The decision was announced in an e-mailed statement from the Interior Department today.


21 October 2011 Last updated at 12:51 ET

Bolivia's Evo Morales scraps Amazon road project

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-15409447

Morales said the road would no longer go through a rainforest reserve

An indigenous leader, Rafael Quispe, said the president's proposal was a "good sign" but said they had 15 other demands that needed to be discussed

MAP showing proposed road


21 October 2011 Last updated at 07:52 ET

Birmingham Prison inmates locked in cells after key loss

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bi ... m-15404588

Keys [fitting every cell door in]...the jail, which was taken over earlier this month by private security firm G4S, disappeared on Tuesday.


Iraq rejects US request to maintain bases after troop withdrawal

Friday 21 October 2011 15.37 EDT

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oc ... plea-bases

The US suffered a major diplomatic and military rebuff on Friday when Iraq finally rejected its pleas to maintain bases in the country beyond this year.

The Iraqi decision is a boost to Iran, which has close ties with many members of the Iraqi government and which had been battling against the establishment of permanent American bases.

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Black people blatantly excluded from Alabama juries, lawsuit claims

Friday 21 October 2011 14.11 EDT

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oc ... th-penalty

Black people are being systematically and intentionally excluded from jury service in parts of Alabama almost 140 years after the practice was outlawed

Alabama has the highest execution rate per capita in America, and within the state Houston County is the most friendly towards the death penalty. This county alone has sent more prisoners to death row than than the states of Maryland, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Colorado combined.


Golden age of pensions has ended, warns industry chief

6:11PM BST 21 Oct 2011

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/pers ... chief.html

“The collective view is that our golden age of pensions is gone, and we are on course for potential failure. We used to say that we had the best pensions system in the world and we’d say that other countries could learn from us. If that was ever true, it certainly isn’t now.”

DOWN, DOWN


Riot police break up 'Occupy Melbourne' protest camp

1:38PM BST 21 Oct 2011

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... -camp.html

About 400 police officers moved in to clear the camp in City Square, Melbourne, after Australian authorities issued the protesters with an eviction notice, giving them two hours to leave.

When they refused, officers dragged demonstrators kicking and screaming away from one of Melbourne's busiest streets, where they had blocked the thoroughfare.

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