A.M. Links: Syrian Deal Made Between US and Russia, Obama's Approval Rating Hits Low, Breaking Bad Creator Begins New Project


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    A deal has been reached between the U.S. and Russia regarding Syria's chemical weapons, according to a tweet by ambassador Samantha Powers. Inspections of the nation's chemical stockpiles could begin as early as Tuesday.

  • President Obama's popularity is at a two year low. His approval rating is 43 percent while his disapproval rating is 49 percent. 
  • The president said he will not budge on his intention to raise the debt ceiling, despite House Republicans' demands.
  • The UN released a report that says scientists are 95 percent certain that humans are the dominant cause of global warming since the 1950s.
  • At least 17 people were killed in a bus bombing in a region of Pakistan subject to repeated Taliban attacks.
  • Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is set to begin his next project, a drama that centers around two detectives.

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