Chemical watchdog: Ex-spy poisoned by very pure nerve agent

 

LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continued to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack.

  • Written by By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Russia says Syrian government now in control of rebel town

 

BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military announced on Thursday that the Syrian government is now in full control of the last rebel-held town on the outskirts of Damascus that was the site of a suspected chemical attack over the weekend.

  • Written by By SARAH EL DEEB and NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.

  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer