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Madagascar country in worst-affected by climate change worldwide, researchers say

Madagascar country in worst-affected by climate change worldwide, researchers say

In January, Madagascar was labeled by the UN agency Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) as the world’s worst-affected…

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Trump set to be sidelined by IOC despite no Chinese leaders to sign Olympic waiver

Trump set to be sidelined by IOC despite no Chinese leaders to sign Olympic waiver

Under a law passed by Congress that took effect on 5 January, US officials are prohibited from taking…

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First spacewalk no longer planned for today

First spacewalk no longer planned for today

WASHINGTON — The scheduled spacewalk during today’s spacewalk to perform maintenance aboard the International Space Station is now…

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Peng Shuai may get her wish, IOC member says

Peng Shuai may get her wish, IOC member says

More than a week after China’s tennis player Peng Shuai dealt a possible Olympic Games blow with a…

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Even in a bustling city, Nairobi’s new hybrid library hopes to help break away from Third World miseries

Even in a bustling city, Nairobi’s new hybrid library hopes to help break away from Third World miseries

In 23 years of volunteering at one of Kenya’s 12 colonial-era libraries, Lucy Njenga became obsessed with restoring…

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The world: How NASA’s Kepler telescope discovered a habitable alien world

This close, NASA’s Kepler telescope photographed the planet, which has been named Kepler-452b and was discovered five years…

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Trent Franks, congressman, accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old

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A 57-year-old Georgetown woman has accused Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) of sexually abusing her in 1983, when she was 14.Franks, who has called the allegations “politically motivated,” does not plan…

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BBC NewsLong queues formed outside polling stations in Gambia’s presidential election, as people with marbles in their ears cast their vote. Thousands of Gambians cast their ballot for a new…

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