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China tells citizens to bike, walk, and snitch in the “united struggle” to breathe easier

To fight its stubborn pollution problem, China is asking its citizens to walk or bike instead of driving, and to use less air conditioning and limit the use of outdoor barbecues—and to turn in neighbors who waste electricity or pollute the environment.<p>According to China’s environmental protection …

Pollution

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos killed in plane crash

A plane carrying presidential contender Eduardo Campos crashed in the coastal town of Santos, São Paulo state<p><b>Brazilian</b> presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died on Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighbourhood in the …

Massive 'Florida red tide' is now 90 miles long and 60 miles wide

There's a massive red tide blooming off the coast of southwestern Florida and it appears to be growing.<p>The red tide is patchy, but researchers say it stretches an amazing 60 miles wide and 90 miles long in the Gulf of Mexico.<p>Just a few weeks ago it was reported to be 50 miles wide and 80 miles long.<p>…

Marine Mammals

The North Koreans Are Unhappy With the U.N.'s Report on Human Rights

North Korea plans to publish a report on the state of human rights in the country, nearly six months after a U.N. commission released a scathing …

Burmese python suspected of eating neighbourhood cats caught in Florida

The 120-pound snake is the prime suspect in the mysterious disappearance of several cats from a Florida neighbourhood<p>A Burmese python suspected of eating multiple cats from the same neighbourhood has been caught in the US, police say.<p>The 12-foot-long snake was discovered resting in some waist-high …

Giant Waves Pose New Risk for Ships in Ice-Diminished Arctic

Monster waves should be added to the list of hazards faced by ship captains as they plot a course through the waters of the Arctic Ocean, according to a new study that reports observations of house-sized swells in seas that until recently were covered in ice year-round.<p>"Waves always pose a risk to …

Global Warming

Police's fatal shooting of black teenager draws angry crowd in St Louis suburb

An unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by police in suburban St Louis after an altercation that involved two people and an officer, authorities said on Sunday while hundreds of protesters demanded answers outside.<p>Police have not disclosed the name of the man who was killed, but family …

'Dying by the Minute': Iraqis in America Fear Worst for Relatives

The United States has started military operations in Iraq for the first time in over two years to defend a small community of ethnic minorities with a rich and colorful history — and whose relatives in the U.S. can only listen helplessly to their tales of terror as militants have them trapped.<p>There …

Islam

8 dead, hundreds missing in Nepal landslide

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Fresh rainfall was hampering a search Sunday for scores of villagers missing after a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage in an attempt to release a dangerous water buildup.<p>Police said eight bodies have been …

96 died in recent clashes in Uighur region, China reports

China reported that 96 people were killed in last week's clashes in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, making it the deadliest incident of ethnic unrest in the country since 2009.<p>After days of secrecy shrouding the incident in Shache, the official New China News Agency said Sunday that 37 …

China

Explosion at Chinese auto parts factory kills 68, injures many more

At least 68 people were killed in an early morning explosion at a factory near Shanghai that makes automobile parts for General Motors, once again raising concerns about workplace safety in China.<p>Within hours of the explosion Saturday in the Kunshan, Jiangsu province, two executives of the …

China

Liberia’s Ebola nightmare

Ahmed Jallanzo / EPA<p>MONROVIA, Liberia — Outside her six-room house in New Kru Town, one of this city’s largest slums, Esther Doe cradles her grandson while dressing her granddaughter at the same time. Clotheslines hanging between the mango trees in her yard are strewn with baby outfits, cotton lapa …

12-year-old Florida boy arrested in killing of homeless man

A 12-year-old boy has confessed to shooting a homeless man in the head and leaving him to die on a<p>Jacksonville, Fla., street, law enforcement officials announced Thursday.<p>The boy told Jacksonville County sheriff's investigators that he shot 54-year-old Thomas Trent in the head near an abandoned …

Crime

Xinjiang: Tight security after deadly violence

<b>China has stepped up security in parts of Xinjiang following the region's worst outbreak of violence for months.</b><p>Several people in Yarkant county and Kashgar told the BBC the streets were full of checkpoints and police patrols.<p>They also reported internet and social media services were cut. …

Extremism

China 'confirms new generation long range missiles'

China's ownership of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States is confirmed by state-run media<p>China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple …

North Korea

Islamist militants kill 18 civilians in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - Islamist militants in the Philippines killed 18 people on Monday in revenge for their clan’s support of government efforts to bring stability to the resource-rich region and the military warned of more bloodshed.<p>The Philippines is majority Catholic but islands in the far south …

American doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola virus

A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.<p>Ken Isaacs, a vice president of Samaritan's Purse, told The …