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US-Turkey deal on ISIS assault? Why that's a tough sell for Tillerson.

March 29, 2017 Istanbul—On paper, the United States and Turkey are on the same side in the fight against the Islamic State jihadists. But on the battlefield, as a key offensive nears to force ISIS out of its Syrian capital of Raqqa, the two NATO allies ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:55 pm

How your cheap Chinese-made products may be killing thousands in China

Your cheap Chinese-made possessions may be costing lives, scientists say. Air pollution from the manufacture of goods made in one part of the world but used in another killed more than 700,000 people globally in 2007, the most recent year for which figures ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:45 pm

Carlos the Jackal is sentenced to a third life term, this one for a 1974 Paris grenade attack

Carlos the Jackal, the self-proclaimed “professional revolutionary” who was once the most-wanted man in the world, was sentenced to a third life sentence Tuesday for the 1974 bombing of a Paris shopping arcade. The Venezuelan-born criminal denied the ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:52 pm

Obama's Legacy Is Proving Far Harder To Erase Than Trump Imagined

It wasn’t quite in the league of predicting the Dow would hit 36,000 months before the dot-com bubble burst, but when New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait unveiled his book on Barack Obama’s enduring legacy shortly before Donald Trump’s election, it ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 12:42 pm

Oregon hiker takes dehydrated black bear cub to wildlife rehab center

A black bear cub found emaciated and dehydrated along an Oregon trail is on the road to recovery after a hiker drove it to a wildlife rehab center -- but the hiker himself is taking heat for taking the matter into his own hands. Corey Hancock, 41, said he ...
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:56 pm
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