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Are man-made pollutants a 'booster shot' for Florida's toxic red tide?

Scientists are exploring whether agricultural pollution might be playing a role in Florida's red tide, which is killing sea life and making people sick.

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US Ambassador Warns Britain to Back Trump Over Iranian Sanctions

The U.S. ambassador to London has publicly warned British Prime Minister Theresa May to side with President Donald Trump in the burgeoning transatlantic dispute over the controversial nuclear deal with Iran, which the U.S. leader withdrew from in May. Ambassador Woody Johnson cautioned there would be trade consequences for Britain, which he ...

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Europe Edition: Genoa, Turkey, Elon Musk: Your Thursday Briefing

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Europe Edition: Italy, Catholic Church, Turkey: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Europe Edition: Turkey, Germany, Taliban: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Europe Edition: Turkey, Italy, NASA: Your Monday Briefing

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Experts: Americans Vulnerable to Malign Social Media Messaging

While U.S. lawmakers press Twitter and Facebook to better police their platforms against Russian social media trolls and ponder tougher sanctions against Moscow, American voters remain vulnerable to divisive messaging and misinformation before ...

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Refugee Artist Paints with New Colors in US

Refugees carry few material possessions when they flee war, violence or persecution in their homelands. But they do bring talent and skill to their new countries. At the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland, that talent is on display in an exhibit of six refugee artists from Iraq, Ethiopia and Somalia. Some of the displayed works ...

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US Braces for Possible Cyberattacks After Iran Sanctions

The U.S. is bracing for cyberattacks Iran could launch in retaliation for the re-imposition of sanctions this week by President Donald Trump, cybersecurity and intelligence experts say. Concern over that cyber threat has been rising since May, when Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal, under which the U.S. and other world powers eased ...

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Europe Edition: Germany, California, Tesla: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Wildfire Forces California to Close Scenic Yosemite Valley, Park

A day after California authorities said a wildfire in Northern California had become the largest in the state's recorded history, officials gave the ...

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Europe heatwave: Thousands of fish die in Swiss Rhine

Authorities pull a tonne of dead fish from the Rhine as the heat causes oxygen levels to plummet.

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Europe Edition: Iran, Saudi Arabia, PepsiCo: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Trump Reimposes Iranian Economic Sanctions

The United States has reimposed economic sanctions on Iran that were originally put in place to pressure the country to limit its nuclear program and later lifted under a 2015 international agreement. President Donald Trump has been a frequent critic of that deal and withdrew the United States from the agreement three months ago, setting in ...

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Europe heatwave: High temperatures but respite expected

As the heatwave affecting Europe continues, forecasters say a respite can be expected in some areas.

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U.S. to Restore Sanctions on Iran Following Withdrawal From Nuclear Deal

Sanctions on Iran had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord, which the Trump administration abandoned, and will be reimposed at midnight.

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Trump Reimposes Economic Sanctions on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has reimposed economic sanctions against Iran, effective at midnight Monday, assailing Tehran as "a murderous ...

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Europe Edition: Venezuela, Heat Wave, Indonesia: Your Monday Briefing

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Scorching Summer in Europe Signals Long-Term Climate Changes

Hot weather has touched all of the continent, but it has had the most impact in northern countries, unaccustomed to sustained heat, suggesting that hard years lie ahead.

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Longtime PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is Stepping Down

Longtime PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will step down as the top executive and the world's second-largest food and beverage company. Nooyi, who was born in India, is a rarity on Wall Street as a woman and a minority leading a Fortune 100 company. She oversaw the company during a turbulent time in the industry that has forced PepsiCo, Coca-Cola Co., ...

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US Navy's Top Admiral Cites Increased Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

Chinese military vessels are now operating in the Northern Atlantic, and Russian submarines are prowling those same waters at a pace not seen since ...

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Tomasz Stanko, Ruminative Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 76

A bandleader who played with a melancholic air, he was Poland’s leading jazz musician, honored across Europe and included in a Smithsonian anthology.

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South Korea longs for a train to Europe — but U.S. sanctions on North Korea block the way

A rail connection across North Korea would make a train trip to Europe possible.

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Fewer migrants are making it to Europe. Here’s why.

The Libyan coast guard is more active, Italy is more resistant, and fewer humanitarian rescue ships are on patrol.

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Travelling Europe by rail: The 18-year-olds with a free ticket

Meet the lucky teenagers who won a free summer Interrail ticket in an EU-wide competition.

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Europe heatwave: All-time temperature could be broken

Shrunken lakes and dry riverbeds are seen across Europe as people battle to stay cool

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Europe Edition: Pope Francis, Trade War, Apple: Your Friday Briefing

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