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China's Awful Air Pollution Is Turning Into a 'Nuclear Winter'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Faced with pollution conditions that experts say is like a "nuclear winter", people in Beijing are …

Israeli Forces Accused Of 'Trigger Happy' Killings Of Palestinians

JERUSALEM - A leading human rights charity accused Israeli troops of being "trigger happy" in a report Thursday that cited the growing number of Palestinian civilians shot dead over the past three years.<p>Amnesty International said Israeli forces displayed a "callous disregard for human life," and …

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Mexicans in street protest against arrest of drug cartel boss

More than a thousand people took to the streets in Culiacan, in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, on Thursday to call for the release from jail of a powerful drug lord.<p>Joaquin Guzman, known as “El Chapo” was captured at the weekend by US and Mexican authorities at a hotel in a beachside …

Obama To Propose $302 Billion Highway Repair Program

President Obama will propose a four-year, $302 billion transportation program on Wednesday to repair and rebuild roads, bridges and transit systems, …

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One Picture Sums Up Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis

North Korea's Still In The Dark, As Photos From Space Show

At Night, North Korea Disappears<p>Photos from space show that at night, North Korea is a huge, almost completely dark patch between its two prosperous neighbors, South Korea and China.<p>Pictures really do tell the story about how far behind economically North Korea is compared with its neighbors.<p>In …

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Arctic Blast Sends Temps Plunging to 50 Degrees Below Normal

A blast of cold air from the Arctic locked swaths of the United States in a deep freeze Wednesday with temperatures falling to as much as 30 degrees below average.<p>The icy punch arrived Tuesday and is the first of two Arctic air masses to descend from the north this week. The second will arrive …

Weather

Gays in Uganda 'At Risk' After Tabloid Publishes List

Gay individuals and those who were said to be gay in a Uganda tabloid report today could be "at risk in their local community," according to a human …

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Ukraine Axes Berkut Riot Police Unit Accused of Killings

A feared riot police force that many accuse of attacks on anti-government protesters has been disbanded, Ukraine's new interior minister announced Wednesday.<p>Arsen Avakov wrote on his Facebook page that he has signed a decree to disband the force known as Berkut.<p>Anti-government protesters have …

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