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  1. Iraqi chemical weapons destroyed by U.S. in secret, watchdog says


    The United States recovered thousands of old chemical weapons in Iraq from 2004 to 2009 and destroyed almost all of them in secret via open-air detonation, according to a written summary of its activities prepared by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

  2. Chrysler plans to improve recall of Jeeps over deadly fire hazard


    Chrysler agrees with federal regulators that 1.6 million Jeeps being recalled over a deadly fire hazard in rear-impact crashes are not being fixed quickly enough, and it plans to improve, according to a letter the automaker sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday.

  3. Bidding in government auction of airwaves reaches $34B


    WASHINGTON — A government auction of airwaves for use in mobile broadband has blown through presale estimates, becoming the biggest auction in the Federal Communications Commission's history and signaling that wireless companies expect demand for Internet access by smartphones to continue to soar.

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  4. Iran's secrecy holds up deal on nuclear program


    VIENNA — Behind the efforts to close a nuclear deal with Iran this weekend lies a sensitive question that has been little discussed in public: how to design an agreement to maximize the chances that Western intelligence agencies would catch any effort to develop an atomic bomb at a covert site.

  5. Somalia's al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya



    Somali militants kill 28 in attack on bus passengers