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About 160 world leaders will gather in New York on today for the U.N. General Assembly’s annual meeting, to address unrest in the Middle East and other global issues related to peace and international security. Sunday, President Obama called on all countries to ‘step up’ efforts to eradicate poverty.
NASA says it will reveal a ‘major science finding’ from its exploration of Mars today in a press conference. Many people are likely already thinking of little green men since NASA’s tantalizing news release, ‘NASA to Announce Mars Mystery Solved.’ The revelation will more likely deal with water on Mars—Water could have an important impact on NASA’s quest to send a manned mission to Mars by the 2030s.
Federal investigators said yesterday that a Seattle duck boat that crashed into a charter bus Thursday did not have an axle repair that had been recommended for some of the amphibious vehicles two years ago, as a fifth international college student died from injuries suffered in the crash. Witnesses described seeing the duck boat’s left front tire lock up before it veered into the bus on the Aurora Bridge, and federal investigators announced Saturday that they found the duck boat’s left front axle sheared off — though they said it wasn’t clear if the axle had broken before or after the collision.
The Seahawks got their first win of the season, shutting out the Bears 26-0.