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Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

Asbestos waste spills in a gray gash down the flank of a lush green hill above tribal villages in eastern India. Three decades after the mines were...

Spanish princess to stand trial in royal first

A judge Monday ordered Princess Cristina, the sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, to stand trial for alleged tax fraud, the first time a member of the...

Kurdish fighters face resistance from IS in Iraq

Kurdish fighters in Iraq have pushed deeper into the town of Sinjar, held by the Islamic State group, but are facing stiff resistance from the Sunni...

US mulls putting North Korea on terrorism sponsor list

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides...

 

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Philippines starts evacuations before super typhoon reaches land

Philippine authorities began evacuating provinces in the country’s east, shutting schools and...

Audi plans electric crossover for US to challenge Tesla

Audi AG plans to roll out an electric‑powered crossover in 2017 to challenge Tesla Motors Inc. for wealthy, environmentally conscious consumers.

Fiat Chrysler sales increase tops analyst estimates on Jeep, Ram

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV reported U. S. sales for November that exceeded analysts’ estimates...

Glencore-Rio merger will happen, Banker Hannam tells hedge funds

Hedge funds including GLG Partners, DE Shaw & Co, and Pentwater Capital Management were told this...