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South Korea sues over oil spill

South Korea has filed charges against two shipping companies involved in a massive oil spill there in December, as Reporter Jason Strother has the story.

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Australian state of New South Wales, where an exodus of sheep shearers is adding to the woes of an already troubled wool industry. Reporter Phil Mercer has the story.

A new boom in

There's a growing demand for a metal you've probably never heard of, t's called "molybdenum" and it's used in computers, and right now, the global demand for the metal is so high that it's prompted the re-opening of a long dormant mine in Colorado,

Kenya protests

In Kenya today, violence erupted in a Nairobi slum and several opposition protesters were killed as government forces opened fire in Kibera

New route for Cuban exiles

The World's Lorne Matalon reports that Cubans who flee their island for the United States are trying a new route: through Mexico, and Mexican authorities fear a mass exodus of Cubans coming through in coming years.

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