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FILE - In this July 18, 2011 file photo, a boat steers slowly through floating ice, and around icebergs, all shed from the Greenland ice sheet, outside Ilulissat, Greenland. Climate historians hunting for past temperature extremes have unearthed what the U.N. weather agency calls a new record low in the Northern Hemisphere. The World Meteorological Organizations publicly confirmed Wednesday Sept. 23, 2020, the all-time cold reading for the hemisphere: -69.6 Celsius recorded on Dec. 22, 1991 at an automatic weather station in a remote site called Klinck, not far from the highest point on the Greenland Ice Sheet. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Cold diggers? UN finds a record low in Greenland ice in 1991Climate historians hunting for past temperature extremes have unearthed what the U.N. weather agency calls a new record low in the Northern Hemisphere of nearly -70 degrees Celsius (-93 F) at a remote Greenland site _ tallied nearly three decades ago
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FILE - In this July 5, 2016, image made from video provided by Arthur Reed, Alton Sterling, in red, is restrained by two Baton Rouge police officers, one holding a gun, outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. Howie Lake II, a white Louisiana police officer who assisted in the arrest in which Sterling was fatally shot, was dismissed Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, from a wrongful death lawsuit. (Arthur Reed via AP, File)
1 officer dismissed from Alton Sterling wrongful death suitA white Louisiana police officer who assisted in the arrest in which Alton Sterling was fatally shot has been dismissed from a wrongful death lawsuit
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Britain turns over evidence to US in IS 'Beatles' case Britain says it has turned over to U.S. authorities evidence against two members of an alleged terror cell known as “the Beatles,” ending a drawn out legal battle to block the handover of the information
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In this photo provided by the United Nations, Volkan Bozkir, president of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, speaks, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. Headquarters in New York. The U.N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet's biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year. (Eskinder Debebe/UN via AP)
Telling COVID's story: At UN, leaders spin virus storylinesAt the 75th annual United Nations General Assembly, world leaders are floating solutions to combating the coronavirus while sometimes criticizing other nations and arguing the U.N. itself needs reform
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A currency trader walks with documents at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Global shares mostly higher after Wall Street reboundWorld stocks are mostly higher as European shares advanced despite data showing the regional economic recovery is faltering
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Poison Letter Suspect Enters Her PleaThe Canadian woman who allegedly mailed a toxic letter to the White House has been charged with threatening the US president, CTV News reports. Pascale Ferrier, 53, of Quebec appeared in a Buffalo, New York, courtroom Tuesday to plead not guilty. Ferrier, who is accused of sending envelopes containing the...
Newser4 hours ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres speaks during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. Headquarters in New York. The U.N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet's biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year. (Eskinder Debebe/UN via AP)
World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment For some world leaders, the pandemic brings an opportunity
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Trump: 200K Death Toll Is 'a Shame'President Trump offered his thoughts Tuesday on the US reaching the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus-related deaths, calling it "a shame" in an appearance at the White House, the AP reports. “Well, I think it's a shame," he said in response to a reporter's question about the number, per...
Newser6 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 15, 2020, file photo, Seattle Police officers walk past people holding signs and flags during a rally in support of police and other law enforcement officers, in front of City Hall in Seattle. The group was met by a small group of counter-protesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups. Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s veto of adjustments to this year’s budget. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto of policing cutsSeattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s veto of adjustments to this year’s budget
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Lauren Witzke celebrates after winning Delaware's Republican U.S. Senate primary, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Dover, Del. Witzke, a political newcomer, defeated attorney James DeMartino to become the GOP nominee for the seat currently held by Democrat Chris Coons. (Andre Lamar/The News Journal via AP)
GOP Senate candidate defends controversial Ginsburg memeRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Lauren Witzke is defending a controversial meme included in a Facebook post by her campaign after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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U.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurseU.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurse
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Attorney Benjamin Crump speaks alongside members of Dijon Kizzee's family during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, Los Angeles. Dijon Kizzee, 29, "posed no threat" to deputies when they fired 19 shots at him, attorney Crump said at the news conference. Kizzee shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire, attorneys for his family said Tuesday, contradicting a claim that he had picked up a dropped weapon during a struggle. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)
Attorney: Black man shot by LA deputies wasn't holding a gunAttorneys for a Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies says he wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire — contradicting an account from the department
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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