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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Monday, December 6, 2010

December 6, 2010

FRENCH COURT BLAMES US MECHANIC, AIRLINE FOR CONCORDE CRASH A French court blames an American airline and one of its mechanics for the crash of the Concorde jet that killed 113 people, 10 years ago. (Guardian)

IRAN RESUMES NUCLEAR TALKS IN GENEVA Iran and six other world powers resume diplomatic negotiations about Iran’s uranium enrichment program. (AP)

PFIZER CEO UNEXPECTEDLY RETIRES Pfizer CEO Jeffrey Kindler suddenly retires, citing the heavy demands of his position. Ian Read will take his place. (MarketWatch)

EGYPT CALLS ON EXPERTS TO INVESTIGATE SHARK ATTACKS A group of experts is now investigating a series of shark attacks near the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on the Red Sea. (BBC)

OBAMA CALLS FOR TOUGHER CHINESE STANCE ON NORTH KOREA
President Obama calls on Chinese President Hu Jintao to get tougher on North Korea, in order to “send a clear message to North Korea that its provocations are unacceptable.” (Telegraph)

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