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China's Tough Climate Choice

Do you save tens of thousands of your own people from premature death every year? Or do you undermine global efforts to rein in greenhouse gases and adversely affect the whole planet? That's the dilemma China's leaders face as the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to create less smog for its citizens

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Japan Prepares for North Korean Missile Attack

Japanese authorities have admitted that citizens can expect a mere 10-minute warning of a North Korean missile attack. Disaster-management officials are calling for a national system of drills and for legal changes to make mandatory evacuations easier as regional tensions soar

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Arkansas Executes Second Inmate Hours After First

Two inmates received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night about three hours apart as Arkansas completed the nation's first double execution since 2000, just days after the state ended a nearly 12-year hiatus on administering capital punishment

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Elton John Cancels Shows After 'Potentially Deadly' Illness

Elton John has cancelled a run of Las Vegas shows scheduled for April and May after a "harmful and unusual bacterial infection" forced him into intensive care for two days. The pop icon became violently ill with a “rare and potentially deadly” infection while on a flight home from Santiago, Chile

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Bill O'Reilly Is 'Sad' He's 'Not on Television Anymore'

Bill O'Reilly spoke out on his podcast for the first time since his ouster from Fox News following sexual harassment allegations, and he told listeners he expects they will be "shaken" when the "truth" about his departure comes out

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Protesters Shut Down Major Venezuela Highway

Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government. "I'm here fighting for my children and my children's children," one protester said

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Obama to Young Leaders: Time to 'Take Up the Baton'

Barack Obama broke his post-White House silence to talk with students at the University of Chicago, telling them the most important thing he believes he can do in his next job is help the next generation of leaders

Sheryl Sandberg: 'I Dread Father's Day'

"I’m heartbroken that I was not able to give my children the stability of growing up with two parents," the Facebook COO told TIME in an interview about her new book, Option B, written after the sudden death of her husband

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Philippines' Duterte Accused in Drug Killings

A Filipino lawyer has presented documents to the International Criminal Court which he says contain evidence of the alleged involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and other crime suspects

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Sean Hannity Made Female Guest Feel 'Uncomfortable'

A former Fox News guest says Sean Hannity made her feel "uncomfortable" by repeatedly asking her to his hotel while on assignment more than a decade ago, and said she stopped appearing on the host's show soon after refusing to meet him