Products in Sweden will soon be required to include information about carbon emissions during production on their labels, New York Times.
The Pakistan military has taken a key town from Taliban fighters in South Waziristan. Kotkai is home to senior leaders of the Taliban in Pakistan, Reuters. Profile of South Waziristan, BBC News. Q & A on the challenge of fighting in the region, BBC News.
Current New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent $85 million of his own money on his Nov. 3 reelection campaign, according to campaign records. He may spend as much as $140 million before the race is over. Mayor Bloomberg’s opponent, Democrat William C. Thompson, Jr., has spent about $6 million. Bloomberg now holds the record for spending more of his own money than anyone else in U.S. history on pursuing public office, New York Times.