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BEIJING (Reuters) - China is to launch an action plan to protect the quality of its scarce water resources after years of rapid economic growth that have left much of its water supply too polluted for human consumption or for growing food. T ...more

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreeing to ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. NUCLEAR TALKS GO INTO OVERTIMENegotiations between Iran and six world powers resume hours after the parties abandoned a self-imposed ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - From a supermarket putting in trampolines for customers to reach the top shelf to prestigious CERN saying it has proved The Force exists, Wednesday brought April Fool's spoofs a-plenty. London's venerable Royal Albert Hall ...more

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By Bob Mezan LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Despite a struggling music industry and a less-than-favorable relationship with online streaming music platforms, former Beatle Ringo Starr is still insistent on making new songs.  Starr, 74, re ...more

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ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish official says police have overpowered an armed man who stormed the ruling party's local branch in Istanbul, broke a top-floor window and shouted slogans.Wednesday's incident occurred a day after two members of a banned ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China and Japan reported gloomy industrial data Wednesday, adding to pressure on leaders of the world's second- and third-largest economies to launch new stimulus.Two surveys showed Chinese manufacturing was weak in February and e ...more

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YANGON (Reuters) - A rockslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least nine miners, and rescuers were searching for around 20 others, state media reported on Wednesday, two days after the accident. The miners were searching for pie ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election.Calling for conciliation across the political divide, Buha ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights chief said Wednesday his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as "wives," along with other captives.< ...more