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‘Historic’ Louisiana Flooding- 3 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued

‘Historic’ Louisiana Flooding- 3 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued

Aug  14, – An elderly man drowned after slipping and falling in high waters amid heavy rain in East Baton Rouge Parish. And in St. Helena Parish, a man died when his pickup truck was swept off a flooded highway and submerged underwater, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a news conference today. A […]

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Baghdad hospital fire kills 11 newborn babies

Baghdad hospital fire kills 11 newborn babies

Aug 10, – Health ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Rudeini told press the blaze at the Yarmuk hospital in west Baghdad was started by an electrical fault just after midnight (2100 GMT Tuesday). A fire tore through the maternity ward of one of Baghdad’s largest hospitals Wednesday, killing at least 11 premature babies, medical and security sources […]

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China, India increasingly drive energy demand

China, India increasingly drive energy demand

Nov 12, – China is close to becoming the world’s largest oil importer, while India will turn into the leading importer of coal in the next decade to lead the Asian surge, the Paris-based IEA said in its 2013 World Energy Outlook. China and India are increasingly driving world energy demand as the United States’ […]

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Activists: Syria releases 61 women detainees

Activists: Syria releases 61 women detainees

Oct 24, – Syrian authorities have released a total of 61 women detainees, an activist group said on Thursday, the latest in a three-way prisoner exchange that was one of the more ambitious negotiated deals in the country’s civil war in which rival factions remain largely opposed to any bartered peace. Meanwhile, electricity returned to […]

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Syria: Aleppo prisoners caught in deadly stalemate

Syria: Aleppo prisoners caught in deadly stalemate

Sep 18, – The prisoners are crammed together in small, dark rooms with no water or electricity and barely enough food to survive. Diseases such as scabies and tuberculosis are rampant among them. Every so often, the crash of artillery shells rocks their sprawling prison complex, a stark reminder of the civil war raging outside. […]

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San Diego Zoo: Local Advantages resident of polar bears

San Diego Zoo: Local Advantages resident of polar bears

May 28, AP – The San Diego Zoo’s resident polar bears are a counterintuitive sight in southern California—and also in a zoo that mostly houses exotic species already at home in San Diego’s balmy climate. Spokesperson Christina Simmons said the San Diego Zoo has adopted LEED-certified buildings, and houses a small solar power plant in […]

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