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Connecticut dropout made bomb threats to hide status from family | Reuters

MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - A Connecticut college dropout was arrested Sunday night after admitting to calling in two bomb threats to keep her family from learning she had quit Quinnipiac University, police said on Monday.<p>Danielle Shea is shown in this Hamden Police Department photo released …

Minnesota Bans Antibacterial Triclosan

Minnesota is banning the germ killer triclosan, which is found in many soaps and body washes. Governor Mark Dayton signed the bill on Friday, but the …

Global Warming Threatens More Deadly Everest-like Avalanches

Mountaineering tourism in Nepal faces a threat from global warming as melting glaciers feed the risk of more deadly disasters such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people last month, scientists said on Tuesday.<p>More than 2,000 foreign mountaineers flock to the Himalayan nation …

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Libya announces elections: Will it help calm the violence?

Libya on Tuesday set a date for parliamentary elections in a move intended to stave off the possibility of civil war, even as the U.S. military remained poised to evacuate Americans amid escalating violence.<p>Libya announced elections will take place June 25 in a bid that some observers hope may help …

Thailand's army declares martial law after six months of political unrest

Military claims it is not part of a coup, coming one day after the caretaker prime minister refused to stand down<p>Thailand's army has declared martial law "to keep law and order" after six months of violent unrest and anti-government demonstrations and one day after the country's caretaker prime …