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Pope Francis says destroying the environment is a sin

Pope Francis has called for urgent action to stop climate change and proposed that caring for the environment be added to traditional Christian works of mercy such as feeding the ...

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World’s Oldest Fossils Discovered Due to Climate Change

The oldest fossils yet known—an estimated 3.7 billion years old—were announced Wednesday, pushing back evidence of life on Earth by about 220 million years. These remains of ancient microbes were ...

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff impeached by senate in crushing defeat

Brazil’s first female president Dilma Rousseff has been thrown out of office by the country’s corruption-tainted senate after a gruelling impeachment trial that ends 13 years of Workers’ party rule. ...

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Australia beat Iraq in World Cup 2018 qualifying – as it happened

It wasn’t a vintage performance by any means but Australia were worthy 2-0 winners. If Iraq had been awarded a decent penalty shout in the first half it could have ...

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JK Rowling gave ‘blast of reality’ on Jeremy Corbyn, says Labour MP

Frank Field has written to JK Rowling to thank her for a “blast of reality” after she tweeted her frustration over the probable re-election of Jeremy Corbyn, claiming the party ...

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Junior doctors: Jeremy Hunt says five-day strike will be ‘worst in NHS history’

Jeremy Hunt has accused junior doctors of inflicting “the worst doctors’ strike in NHS history” by announcing a five-day walkout later this month. In a series of broadcast interviews on ...

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If Russia is trying to hack America, it is not to help Donald Trump win

Americans know that a functioning democracy relies on a basic trust in the validity of the process. Russia, a country that has thoroughly undermined trust in its own democratic process, ...

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Obama makes climate change personal with call for action in home state Hawaii

Barack Obama has issued perhaps his most personal plea yet to overcome the existential threat posed by climate change. The US president gave two major speeches on climate change in ...

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Donald Trump not backing down from border wall plan

Donald Trump, undocumented, deportation, pledge, question

Trump lays out immigration plan The Republican nominee abandoned any pretense of softening his stance on immigration during a fiery address in Phoenix, Arizona, vowing to deport immigrants in the ...

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Oklahoma police pepper-spray 84-year-old woman after kicking open her door

Police kicked open an 84-year-old Oklahoma woman’s front door and pepper-sprayed her during a search for her son, who was being chased after allegedly failing to stop at a stop ...

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