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Seas to rise about a metre even if climate goals are met: Study

Added: 20.02.2018 12:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 metres in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday (Feb 20).


US acquires final land parcels for NY veterans cemetery

Added: 20.02.2018 11:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. government has acquired the two final land parcels needed for a New York veterans' cemetery that will eventually ease a burden for thousands of military families.


Ethiopia: Mass protests 'rooted in country's history'

Added: 20.02.2018 11:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on the heels of mass anti-government rallies. But just who is protesting and why?


More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

Added: 20.02.2018 11:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
Retaliatory shells rained down on Damascus, killing...


U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

Added: 20.02.2018 10:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.


U.S. top court rejects investor appeals over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Added: 20.02.2018 10:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to revive litigation in which shareholders accused the federal government of overstepping its authority when it restructured mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac following the 2008 housing crisis.


Greece : 2 ex-ministers sue witnesses in pharma bribe case

Added: 20.02.2018 10:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two former Greek government ministers have filed criminal lawsuits against witnesses who allegedly implicated them and other former officials in a pharmaceuticals scandal.


Concerns over Laos dam's environmental impact

Added: 20.02.2018 10:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

The first dam on the lower Mekong River may start generating electricity earlier than expected. The controversial Don Sahong dam is in Laos, and the communist government says it needs the project to improve its economy.


Last Men in Aleppo Team Collecting After-party Invites to Beat Travel Ban

Added: 20.02.2018 10:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The crew behind the Oscar-nominated documentary Last Men in Aleppo are continuing their fight to attend next month’s ceremony, according to TMZ. Producer Kareem Abeed, director Hassan Kattan, and cinematographers Fadi Al Halabi and Thaer Mohamad are trying a new last-ditch effort to get approval from the Syrian government to ...


Pro-government fighters move into Syria's Afrin

Added: 20.02.2018 10:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Convoy with 20 vehicles and dozens of fighters enters the besieged Kurdish-held region amid Turkey's offensive.


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