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03Aug/15

Obama says no challenge greater threat to U.S. future than climate change

President Barack Obama formally unveils his administration’s ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and declares climate change the greatest threat facing the world.

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01Aug/15

Press freedom demonstrators protest after news website accused of treason

Demonstrators protest for press freedom in Berlin after Germany’s Federal Prosecutor opened an investigation into journalists at a news website to clarify whether or not the publication of certain documents could be deemed as treason.

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09Jul/15

Former FIFA VP Warner appears in court

Jack Warner, the former head of the Americas regional soccer body appears in court to fight extradition to the U.S. on corruption charges.

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07Jul/15

UK’s anti-terror policies inconsistent 10 years after 7/7 London bombings: expert

7/7 London Bombings Reflection
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06Jul/15

Greece a flashpoint for Europe?

(Reuters Business Report) – Don Quixote: a Spanish literary hero famous for tilting his lance at imaginary foes – like windmills.

Austerity though – that’s seen as a very real enemy.

Many Spaniards in solidarity with ordinary Greeks.
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03Jul/15

Solar powered backpack helps South African children cope with rolling blackouts

Made from recycled plastic, an innovative new school bag is assisting students from impoverished communities in South Africa study at night. Using solar technology, the bags are powered during the day and light up homes which are either not connected to the national power grid or are in the dark because of frequent electricity cuts.

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03Jul/15

Europe swelters in heatwave

PARIS, FRANCE / LONDON, ENGLAND, UK / COLOGNE & MUNICH & OFFENBACH, GERMANY / BRUSSELS, BELGIUM / MADRID, SPAIN / GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (REUTERS) – Temperatures across Europe broke records with a high expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 degrees Fahrenheit in some cities.
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