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Vancouver Prescribing Heroin To Addicts

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Vancouver) -- Heroin addicts in Vancouver, British Columbia are now being given a prescription form of the drug. Doctors there fought the federal health minister on Canada's ban on prescription heroin outside clinical trials after it was proven to be an effective tool in fighting illicit drug use in several European countries. About 120 people…

U.S., Iran, World Powers Likely To Extend Nuke Agreement Deadline

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Undated) -- Negotiators are expected to extend today's deadline for an agreement on Iran's nuclear program. Secretary of State John Kerry and diplomats from Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and China are in Vienna where they've been meeting since last week with Iran's foreign minister. Negotiations are expected to resume next month. The talks are aimed…

Swiss Museum Accepts Nazi Art Collection

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Berlin) -- A museum in Switzerland has said it will accept Cornelius Gurlitt's art collection, which includes masterpieces looted during the Nazi era. The museum will work with German authorities to return the art to the families of its rightful owners. Ira Spitzer reports from Berlin.   Play Clip

Two U.S. Soldiers Killed In Afghan Capital

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Kabul, Afghanistan) -- There are reports that two American soldiers are dead in a bombing in the capital of Afghanistan. The Afghan interior ministry says the soldiers were killed when a bomb hit their vehicle today in Kabul. A ministry spokesman says a magnetic bomb was either attached to the vehicle or planted and set…

China Defies U.S. Call To Stop Island Project

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Undated) -- China is defying a U.S. call to stop a land reclamation project on a disputed island in the South China Sea. China's foreign ministry today called an American military officer's comments over the weekend "irresponsible." Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Pool urged China to stop its land reclamation program and use diplomacy to settle disputes…