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Rising levels of acids in seas may endanger marine life, says study

Rapidly rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are causing a potential catastrophe in our oceans as they become more acidic, scientists have warned.<p>Hans Poertner, professor of marine biology at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany, and co-author of a new study of the phenomenon, told the …

14-year-old boy dies, among at least 10 shot overnight

At least 10 people were shot overnight in Chicago, including a 14-year-old boy shot a block from his West Side home who later died, an 11-year-old girl sitting on the front steps of her Northwest Side home, and three men shot in a single incident on the Near West Side.<p>In a shooting on the West …

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Iraq: at least 46 killed in bomb attacks

A series of bomb attacks across Iraq has killed at least 46 people and wounded at least another 80, medical officials have confirmed.<p>The blasts in Baghdad and the northern city of Baquba on Sunday were caused by car and roadside bombings, according to police and local officials.<p>The death toll was …

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Colorado Town May Issue Licenses To Shoot Down Drones

Drones have not been spotted flying over the little town of Deer Trail, Colo., about 55 miles east of Denver.<p>But that hasn't stopped an effort by some in the town of 550 residents to make it legal to shoot down the unmanned aerial vehicles.<p>On Oct. 8, people there "will vote on whether to issue …

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Military personnel punished for posting ads seeking sex in Afghanistan

Eleven military personnel and six civilian employees of the Department of Defense were punished for placing ads on commercial websites seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan, the Marine Corps announced Saturday.<p>The 11 included seven Marines, two sailors, one soldier, and one Air Force …

Aleppo: A city where snipers shoot children

<b>Bustan al-Qasr is the last remaining crossing point between the rebel and regime-held sides of Aleppo. Snipers are rife and the atmosphere tense, yet hundreds are forced to use it every day to get to work, to study and buy food.</b><p>"Today, at about midday, I treated someone who had been shot in the …