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Setting aside for the moment the issue of who inside the Vatican might leak a papal encyclical, it does appear that that's what has happened. The Italian magazine 'L'Espresso' leaked a draft of the document today... 192 pages about climate change and its effects on the poor. In the document, Pope Francis calls for “urgent action” against climate change and endorses biofuels. The official release date is Thursday, and Vatican authorities are saying the official text is still under embargo.
Scott Tong explains the effects of this leak.
The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.
Sam Colt founded the company in 1855. Colt Defense filed for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday.
If a starfish loses a limb, a new arm buds and grows in its place. But young moon jellies have a different strategy for self-repair: Existing limbs rearrange themselves to regain symmetry.
President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court in 2009 on charges that he committed war crimes and genocide in Darfur, where 300,000 people died.