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For U.S.-China Deal On Greenhouse Gases, The Devil Is In The Details

Scientists say a new deal between the U.S. and China on greenhouse gases is a positive move toward new models for controlling emissions, but that it won't keep the Earth from dangerous levels of warming.
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As U.S. Leads Growth, It Wants Others To Step Up

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has a message for the leaders of other advanced economies: You have to shape up! The global economy is relying too heavily on just the United States for growth.
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The Rare Place Where Israelis And Iranians Play Together

Iran and Israel are sworn enemies, but Germany is neutral ground where people from those countries can collaborate musically. Sistanagila, an Israeli-Iranian ensemble, is doing just that.
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WATCH: Turkish Protesters Attack 3 U.S. Sailors In Istanbul

The sailors were from the USS Ross, a warship docked nearby. Protesters from a left-leaning group pushed them, placed sacks on their heads and chanted, "Yankee, go home." The sailors escaped unhurt.
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China's Leader Says Journalists Are Like Broken Cars

Even the White House wasn't sure what to expect when Chinese President Xi Jinping took a rare question from a U.S. reporter during a joint news conference with President Obama in Beijing.
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Who's That Lebanese Man With A Beard: Hipster Or Jihadi?

Hipsters in Beirut have a problem. Their long, lustrous beards are getting them mistaken for Islamist extremists and drawing unwanted scrutiny from the security forces.
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Mali Is Worried About Ebola, Quarantines Nearly 100

The virus appears to have taken two new victims in the West African country. The government is stepping up its quarantines and contact tracing to prevent an outbreak.
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Turning Weapons Into High-End Watches

A high-end jewelry company recycles the components of assault rifles into watches, rings and other luxe jewelry items. Each sale then funds the destruction of weapons in Africa.
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Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

An annual U.N. report finds that more than 550,000 acres were cultivated with opium poppies this year — that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.
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China And U.S., Titans Of Carbon Pollution, Move To Cut Gases

China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.

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