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- The most polluted cities in the world, ranked
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:23:12 +0000
Air pollution can cause serious health problems for people who are exposed to it, even for just a few minutes
- Hong Kong protesters form human chains across city
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:20:57 +0000
Protest was inspired by The Baltic Way, where 2 million people held hands across Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in 1989 to push back against the Soviet Union
- Brazil's leader says he might send military to fight Amazon fires
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:27:40 +0000
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro under increasing international pressure to contain record number of fires in Amazon
- Brazil officials call Amazon fire outrage "sensationalist"
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:23:48 +0000
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro encouraged development in the Amazon rainforest. Now he's calling global backlash "sensationalist"
- What you can do to help the burning Amazon rainforest
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:48:17 +0000
The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and vital to combating climate change â€” and it's on fire with no end in sight
- Celebrities call for action against raging Amazon fires
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:27:17 +0000
Leonardo DiCaprio, Diddy and Madonna are among the celebrities calling for action
- Amazon rainforest fires could devastate the fight against climate change
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:14:53 +0000
Environmental organizations say humans are to blame for fires devastating the Amazon, a region vital to our planet's climate. More than 74,000 fires have begun in Brazil this year with roughly 40 percent in the Amazon alone. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
- G-7 summit highlights deep divisions between U.S. and allies
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:04:56 +0000
President Trump and the first lady will fly to France Friday for this weekend's G-7 summit. The annual meeting has highlighted divisions between the president and some of the strongest U.S. allies. Weijia Jiang reports.
- Witness challenges American's account of killing Anguilla resort worker
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:30:40 +0000
For the first time, we're hearing from someone who says he witnessed part of the deadly confrontation between a Connecticut man and a Caribbean resort worker
- 80 people indicted in massive internet fraud case
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:06:19 +0000
Federal investigators are searching for suspects in an internet fraud case that nearly anyone who's received a suspicious e-mail from Nigeria will recognize. At least 11 were arrested Thursday in Southern California. The 80 suspects are charged with money laundering, fraud and identity theft. Prosecutors say millions of dollars were stolen from unsuspecting people online. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:16:38 +0000
80 charged in massive online scam; Isle de Jean Charles quickly disappearing
- YouTube shuts over 200 channels with Hong Kong disinformation
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:06:06 +0000
The decision follows the suspensionâ€‹ of hundreds of thousands of Twitter and Facebook accounts tied to the Chinese government
- Man charged in death of resort worker returns to Anguilla
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:13:45 +0000
A Connecticut man accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla was back on the island for a court appearance. Scott Hapgood was on vacation with his family in April when Kenny Mitchel came to their room. Errol Barnett has the latest.
- Pictures from the Amazon rainforest fires
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:04:10 +0000
A record number of fires have devastated the Amazon rainforest in Brazil and neighboring countries
- Fires in Brazil's Amazon blamed on deforestation
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 01:57:32 +0000
Wildfires are sweeping through the Amazon rainforest at an alarming rate. Deforestation and dry conditions are chiefly to blame. But many conservationists hold Brazil's president responsible. Meg Oliver explains.
- Taliban peace talks underway in Qatar
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:38:03 +0000
It took 18 years of fighting and thousands of civilian deaths to see the U.S. sit down with the Taliban. But the group still refuses to blame al Qaeda for 9/11. Imtiaz Tyab reports from Doha, where he got rare access to Taliban negotiators.
- 80 charged in online fraud scheme
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:38:44 +0000
Federal agents are on the hunt for suspected con artists. At least 80 were charged in the U.S. and overseas. As Jamie Yuccas reports, many of the victims were seeking romance online.
- New Zealand speaker cradles baby during debate
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:13:30 +0000
The speaker held the baby for his colleague, who had just come back from paternity leave after welcoming his son's birth
- Amazon fires caused by humans, environmentalists say
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:08:10 +0000
The rainforest protection group Amazon Watch says farmers, emboldened by the government, intentionally set the forest ablaze
- Taliban says ending Afghanistan war "is very necessary"
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:09:23 +0000
U.S.-Taliban peace talks have been taking place in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar, where the group has a political office