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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A defense attorney says a court-martial that sentenced 54 soldiers to death will try another 43 soldiers and officers also accused of refusing to fight Islamic extremists in Nigeria.Court-martial charges against the soldier ...more

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By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tropical deforestation in the southern hemisphere is accelerating global warming and threatening world food production by distorting rainfall patterns across Europe, China and the U.S. Mi ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet.But the country Washington suspects is behind a devastating hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has managed to orchestrate a string of crippling cyber infiltrations of Sou ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has praised the "small steps" of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba.In his first public comments about the breakthrough Francis told new ambassadors on Thursd ...more

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Crisis talks aimed at salvaging a cost-cutting Dutch health reform package and staving off the possible collapse of the country's 2-year-old ruling coalition are entering a third day.The future of Prime Minister Mar ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's parliament has approved a new government with a comfortable majority following months of violence.The 301-seat chamber's vote on Thursday came two days after loyalists of ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh derailed a ...more

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BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's central bank has imposed negative interest rates on commercial bank deposits, with the aim of preventing the Swiss franc from gaining more strength against other currencies.The move forces commercial banks ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's chief utility regulator is expected to address alleged backroom dealings with the state's largest utility when he presides over his last meeting of the five-member commission he leads.California Public Utilities ...more

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DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A co-founder of the Subway sandwich chain says kids in Danbury, Connecticut, can continue to play soccer on a field he owns until a new athletic field is ready to open.Peter Buck purchased the 13-acre field from the city fo ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they've collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornados form.Drones can pen ...more