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Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed at least eight people waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field in rural Washington state and crews worked through the night into Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Australians, Chinese spot objects in Indian Ocean

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Ships rushed to the location of floating objects spotted Monday by Australian and Chinese planes in the southern Indian Ocean close to where multiple satellites have detected possible remains of the lost Malaysian airliner.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Terror report release may fuel Congress' CIA spat

WASHINGTON (AP) — If senators vote this week to release key sections of a voluminous report on terrorist interrogations, an already strained relationship between lawmakers and the CIA could become even more rancorous, and President Barack Obama might have to step into the fray.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's fledgling government ordered troops to withdraw from Crimea on Monday, ending days of wavering as Russian troops consolidate control over the peninsula.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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John Love, Bataan Death March survivor, dies at 91

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — John E. Love, a Bataan Death March survivor who led a campaign to change the caption on a historic march photo from The Associated Press, has died. He was 91.

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 March 2014

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Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were "combing through the debris" in an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 March 2014

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Health law birth control coverage before justices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 March 2014

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