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An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for dealing with rising flood risks.In a report released Monday during a workshop in Philadelphia, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that politicians have not fully ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet.The president got what he wanted this past week when the House and Senate overwhelmingly approved arming and training moderat ...more

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SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants have crossed the border into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the mi ...more

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By Joe Bavier and Loucoumane Coulibaly ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An endorsement from Ivory Coast's influential former leader Henri Konan Bedie has cleared President Alassane Ouattara's path to reelection next year but fuels uncertainty over the boo ...more

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CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) — Police and military officials are searching for a second day for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base.There were no details to report on the s ...more

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By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - It is already common for intelligence agencies to recruit their officers online, but Israel's Mossad has gone one further by touting for local agents and informants too. Israel, which has full d ...more

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By Megan Rowling BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A lack of help for the poorest countries to adapt to climate change may be undermining their efforts to tackle poverty, researchers warned on Monday. A report from the London ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.The protesters, dressed in blue, sc ...more

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SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) — Police say a man who thought he was breaking into a Vermont school actually got into the local police station.WFFF-TV reports (http://bit.ly/XWhVur) the man, identified as 59-year-old John Dettor of Washington, D.C., told p ...more

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By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The death toll from the collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos has risen to 115, South African government minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday, urging the heavily criticized Nigerian government to invest ...more