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Hunting NYC's car bombers, nuclear weapons, BP oil, climate calamity

Times Square in a photograph from the creative commons, compliments of Wikipedia

About that attempted car bombing in New York City, police are hunting down a middle-aged white man who was caught on a security camera near the car bomb on Saturday. President Obama vowed to track down the people responsible for the attack.


On to nuclear weapons... Iran's president denies possession of nuclear weapons at a nuclear non-proliferation conference in New York City, saying there was "not a single credible proof". The conference reviews the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at the UN.


Oil in the Gulf of Mexico continues to spew and  BP hasn't figured out how to plug the leak threatening a region. The oil catastrophe on the coast of Louisiana and other southern US states thickens.


Climate change, but no change in favour of the climate, the UN says, as expectations of a new climate treaty this year at a UN major conference were shot down. The conference will be only “first answer”, the United Nations climate chief said.


Housing is a right, yet not a matter of course in Canada, according to a new study that shows that one in nine Canadians will face homelessness sometimes in their lives.

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