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What’s Next: Feb. 5, 2007

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North Korea Nukes Talks on dismantling are back on

Officials say six-party negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear program–talks that stalled last month when the U.S. refused to lift sanctions on Pyongyang–are to resume by Feb. 5 at the latest.

A Warming Report Scientists to show new evidence

A U.N. climate panel is set to release a smoking-gun report soon that confirms human activities are to blame for global warming and that predicts catastrophic global disruptions by 2100.

Layoffs at Pfizer Viagra maker to lose jobs, plants

Faced with products going off patent, the world’s largest drugmaker will cut 10,000 jobs–10% of its workforce–in order to slash some $2 billion in annual costs by the end of the year.

Vista Breaks Out At last, an upgrade for Windows

Critics say the new Microsoft operating system, on sale starting Jan. 30, fails to impress. But many retailers are banking on brisk business and plan to open their doors at midnight to start selling.

Miss America 2007 The beauty contest gets a face-lift

Having lost its network contract in ’04, the pageant will air Jan. 29 on Country Music Television, trying to recoup viewers with a new marketing strategy that includes a reality show and online voting.

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