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'"The EU opposes the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and calls for a universal moratorium.” - EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, talking about the execution Wednesday night of Troy Davis. Groups and people around the world – including Pope Benedict XVI and former President Jimmy Carter – condemned the execution because of questions surrounding Davis’ guilt, and called for an end to capital punishment.


News to know


Libyan rebels apparently have found radioactive materials in Sabha, according to reports. The materials haven’t been confirmed as radioactive, but the U.N.’s Atomic Energy Agency said that Libya was known to have yellowcake.


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Facebook users aren’t too happy about the recent changes. Watch the report below.



 


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