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  1. Last year two more breeds made it to the top table. It is no easy process
  2. A cornerstone of American foreign policy is once more under discussion
  3. Scientists do not know for sure—but it looks as if there is not much to worry about
  4. The process for moving fugitives between countries is neither fool-proof nor fast
  5. Global warming may be to blame