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Planet likely to warm by 4C by 2100, scientists warn

Temperature rises resulting from unchecked climate change will be at the severe end of those projected, according to a new scientific study.<p>The scientist leading the research said that unless emissions of greenhouse gases were cut, the planet would heat up by a minimum of 4C by 2100, twice the …

Why NFL Players Don't Wear Sleeves Even In Dangerously Cold Games

Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game.<p>In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before it's consumed. In weather like that, your hands go numb, your chest tightens, and just breathing the …

NFL wild-card weekend preview, playoffs TV schedule

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend with two games each on Saturday and Sunday. The winners advance to the divisional round next weekend. Here is the breakdown of the weekend’s matchups:<p><b>Today’s games:</b><p><b>AFC Wild Card</b><p><b>Latest Line</b><p><b>Date/Time (ET)</b><p><b>TV/Radio</b><p>No. 5 Kansas City Chiefs at No. 4 Indianapolis …

No Relief Forecast After One Of California's Driest Years Ever

<b>Listen · 3:11</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It's a near-perfect morning on Venice Beach in Southern California, temperatures in the 60s, with a breeze. You can hear the waves of the Pacific crash against the sand. Only a layer of clouds mars the scene.<p>Scott and Sue Nolan, visiting from …

Bangladeshi opposition parties vow to continue protests as violence mars polls

Bangladeshi opposition parties promised a new campaign of protest on Sunday, hours after polls closed controversial and violence-hit general election in the unstable state, which has seen arson attacks on polling stations and an election officer beaten to death.<p>The Awami League, which has ruled …

Polar vortex set to bring record low temperatures across much of US

Temperatures not seen in years are likely to set records in the coming days across the midwest, north-east and south, creating dangerous travel conditions and prompting church and school closures.<p>A "polar vortex" will affect more than half of the continental US, starting Sunday and into Monday and …

Drug trade could splinter Afghanistan into fragmented criminal state – UN

Afghanistan's booming narcotics trade risks splintering the country into a "fragmented, criminal state" if the government and its western allies do not step up efforts to tackle opium production and the illicit economy it supports, a senior UN official warned.<p>Opium farming in Afghanistan, the …

Greenland explores Arctic mineral riches amid fears for pristine region

London Mining, a British mineral company, is trying to attract Chinese and other international investors to build a £1.5bn iron ore mine just outside the Arctic Circle in Greenland.<p>The move comes as BP and Shell join others exploring for oil and gas in the pristine waters off Greenland, as concerns …

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Speeding taxi runs into crowd of tourists on Moscow sidewalk<p>Children watching the World Cup celebrate after goal<p>Trump administration picks Texas city …

U.S. ex-Homeland Security official to advise U.N. on Iran dissidents in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has named former Deputy U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jane Holl Lute as his special adviser to help with the relocation of a group of Iranian dissidents in Iraq to new countries, the U.N. said on Sunday.<p>U.N. Secretary-General Ban …

In Sao Paulo, Organic Markets Are Beginning To Take Off

Sao Paulo holds the title of the biggest city in Latin America, with an estimated 22 million people in its metropolitan area. But when it comes to local, organic food, the pickings are pretty slim: The city has just 20 organic farmers' markets.<p>Organic food has been slow to take off in Brazil, one …

Portugal leads tributes to trailblazing football legend Eusébio

Portugal has declared three days of national mourning after one of its greatest footballers, Eusébio, died after reportedly suffering a heart attack at his home in Lisbon.<p>Eusébio, 71, who was born in Mozambique, played for Portugal, becoming the first black African global soccer star.<p>Portugal's …

Flights resume at New York airport after plane skids off icy runway

Flights have resumed at New York City's Kennedy airport two hours after a plane from Toronto slid into snow as it turned on to a taxiway.<p>No injuries were reported after Delta Connection 4100 landed shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. The plane was towed to a gate with the 35 passengers still aboard.<p>A …

French mother to sue couple who filmed drunk son before he drowned

A grieving mother in France is to sue a couple who allegedly mocked and filmed her drunken son who was later found drowned.<p>Sylvie Zecca, a former police officer, says she wants to make an example of the pair, and accuses them of contravening a French law requiring individuals to help anyone in …

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again – in pictures

Villagers have been evacuated after the volcano in North Sumatra province, Indonesia, erupted again. The volcano has erupted sporadically since September

US fears over Al-Qaeda takeover of key Iraqi cities

President Obama put on the spot as Iraqi security forces and loyalist tribesmen fight to retake Fallujah and Ramadi<p>The White House is under growing pressure to shore up the Iraqi government as al-Qaeda fighters swarmed into the power vacuum left behind by the withdrawal of US forces two years …

Dems seize on income inequality

Democrats aren’t wasting any time tackling an issue they are convinced will help them this election year: income inequality.<p>One of the Senate’s first votes upon returning to Washington from its holiday break Monday will be on a bill reviving emergency unemployment benefits that lapsed at the end of …

NY Gov. Cuomo Shifts Stance on Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew M Cuomo is expected to announce this week an executive action allowing the use of drugs by residents suffering from a serious illness, …

Storms have killed 16 in the US and temperatures are set to reach lows not seen for a generation

New York state was facing nearly two feet of snow this weekend after storms in the north-eastern US on Friday claimed the lives of at least 16 people. With temperatures as low as -23C, forecasters issued dire warnings of what lies in store.<p>One meteorologist, Ryan Maue of Weather Bell, called the …