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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says sunshine and higher-than-normal temperatures across much of the state last week helped crops mature.However, the USDA said in a report released Monday that only 3 percent of the state' ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPhone 6 is in the final stages of review for approval, with results due shortly, a top Chinese government regulator said in an interview published on Tuesday by Tencent. The status of the iPhone 6 in China has ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging new U.S. help for other nations struggling to address global warming, as heads of state from around the world converge for a major summit on climate change.Obama will use his speech at a U.N. ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. FIRST AIRSTRIKES AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE GROUP BEGIN IN SYRIAThe Pentagon says the U.S. and its Arab partners used fighter jets, bombe ...more

Reuters News - 24 mins ago

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Yara International <YAR.OL> is in talks with Chicago-based CF Industries <CF.N> about a possible merger of equals, the firms said on Tuesday, a deal that would create a fertilizer giant with market value over $27 b ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a separate, unilateral air attack on what it called an al-Qaida affiliate elsewhere in Syria.</p ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court imposed a life sentence Tuesday on a moderate scholar who championed the country's Uighur minority, the most severe penalty in a decade for anyone in China convicted of illegal political speech.The Urumqi People's ...more

Reuters News - 56 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea detained a Chinese fishing boat and demanded a fine for its release, Chinese media reported on Tuesday, apparently the first such move in more than a year, risking further straining ties between North Korea and its only ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau.The military said a "S ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Both government troops and communist guerrillas raped women during Nepal's decadelong insurgency but the violence has gone largely unpunished, in part because of a short time limit for reporting attacks, a human rights group said ...more