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Cost of fighting warming ‘modest,’ says UN panel

Ramon Pichs Madruga, Co-Chairman of the IPCC Working Group III, Ottmar Edenhofer, Co-Chairman of the IPCC Working Group III, and Rejendra K. Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC, from left, pose prior to a press conference as part of a meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
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Cost of fighting warming ‘modest,’ says UN panel

Ramon Pichs Madruga, Co-Chairman of the IPCC Working Group III, Ottmar Edenhofer, Co-Chairman of the IPCC Working Group III, and Rejendra K. Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC, from left, pose prior to a press conference as part of a meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Interim Libyan prime minister to step down

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s government says the interim prime minister has declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down. Interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani announced Sunday on the interim government website that he was...

Sebelius: Health care launch ‘terribly flawed’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the administration’s own predictions that the new health care law’s online sign-up system would be ready by Oct. 1 were “just flat out wrong.” Sebelius told...
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Jury to be picked in NY trial of Egyptian preacher

FILE- In this Oct. 9, 2013 file courtroom drawing, defense attorney, Jeremy Schneider, left, represents accused terrorist Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, center, in Manhattan federal court, in New York. Jury selection begins Monday, April 14, 2014, in the New York trial of the Egyptian...
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Politics test Silicon Valley’s Russian ties

Dmitry Akhanov, president of the U.S. subsidiary of Russia’s state-owned venture fund RUSNANO, works in his office on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Menlo Park, Calif. Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley’s fast growing ties with Russia’s tech...
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Greek police clash with retail employee protesters

Demonstrators and pedestrians run to avoid tear gas during a protest against the opening of shops on Sundays and the extension of working hours, in Athens’ Ermou shopping street, on Sunday, April 13 2014. Fitch ratings agency warned the successful bond issue didn’t...
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Climate panel says emissions rising, avoids blame

Ramon Pichs Madruga, Co-Chairman of the IPCC Working Group III, Ottmar Edenhofer, Co-Chairman of the IPCC Working Group III, and Rejendra K. Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC, from left, pose prior to a press conference as part of a meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
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AP PHOTOS: Vatican, Holy Land mark Palm Sunday

Palestinian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday at Gaza’s Church of Saint Porphyrius, named after the 5th century bishop of Gaza, in Gaza City, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Palm Sunday marks for Christians, Jesus Christ’s entrance into Jerusalem, when his followers...
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Prize-winning Chihuahua puppy stolen in Britain

This undated family handout photo shows Valenchino Chihuahua Xena, who was named Best Puppy in Breed at Crufts 2014, and was snatched with four other dogs, including her mother Io and grandmother Angel, from a house in East Yorkshire on Thursday. British police are appealing for...