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By Megan Rowling BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six weeks before Nepal was hit by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, the country's foreign minister told a global conference on disasters that a major quake in the Kathmandu Valley would like ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division will travel to Baltimore on Tuesday, the week after the city's top prosecutor charged six police officers in the death of a black m ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China will expand its bans on coal burning to include suburban areas as well as city centers in efforts to tackle air pollution, the top energy agency said on Tuesday. Detailing its clean coal action plan 2015-2020, the Na ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on illegal immigration, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.Clinton was laying the foundation of her ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman announced on Tuesday the establishment of a center to coordinate humanitarian assistance for Yemen, and invited the United Nations to join in relief work for the Arab country. "We hope that the United Natio ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the first top ...more

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BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A 77-year-old Ohio woman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting she caused her 100-year-old mother's death by severe neglect.Logan County Common Pleas Judge Mark O'Connor sentenced Mary Strawser Mond ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A remote peninsula that has been the home of leprosy patients since the 19th century could be opened more fully to the public as the last remaining residents near the end of their lives.Now called Kalaupapa National Historical Pa ...more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police say a University of South Carolina student has been arrested after her roommates set up a camera and caught her spitting and putting window cleaner in their food.Investigators told media outlets the roommates set up ...more

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JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed suit over a New Jersey theme park's plans to cut nearly 19,000 trees to build a 90-acre solar farm.The groups claim Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson is violating the state's municipal land ...more