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UN climate report offers stark warnings, hope

 

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.'s panel on climate science said Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Wallenda completes Chicago skyscraper wire walks

CHICAGO (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world Sunday with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness, and performing one blindfolded.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Manufacturing surveys weigh on world markets

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Monday after disappointing manufacturing surveys in China and Europe reinforced concerns over the economic outlook. The Japanese yen continued its slide following last Friday's surprise Bank of Japan stimulus, falling to a seven-year low against the dollar.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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US approved Ferguson no-fly area to keep press out

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government allowed police in Ferguson, Missouri, to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace for nearly two weeks in August for safety reasons, but audio recordings show that local authorities instead wanted to keep news helicopters away during violent street protests.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014

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Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Once sleepy campaign issue, education gains clout

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Middle school art teacher Cynthia Bliss laced up her sneakers, grabbed a jacket and spent most of a recent Saturday asking strangers to help her oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Report says 60,000 veterans get triple benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability benefits at the same time, congressional auditors report.

It's all legal.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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