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Rescuers work to reach areas hit by deadly Afghanistan avalanches

By Reuters on Feb. 07, 2017, at 7:43 a.m.
Afghan officials were working on Monday to reach remote villages after avalanches and heavy snow killed at least 119 people around the country.

Louvre attacker refuses to speak to investigators

By Reuters on Feb. 05, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.
Abdullah Reda al-Hamahmy, an Egyptian, was shot several times Friday after attacking soldiers as he cried “Allahu Akbar” in what French President Francois Hollande described as a terrorist attack.
President Donald Trump is depicted beheading the Statue of Liberty in this illustration on the cover of the latest issue of German news magazine Der Spiegel.

German magazine defends cover showing Trump beheading Statue of Liberty

By Reuters on Feb. 05, 2017, at 11:49 a.m.
he editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel said a front cover illustration of Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty was a response by the German magazine to threats against democracy.

Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana

By Reuters on Feb. 05, 2017, at 10:27 a.m.
An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.
A bear is seen in the cage of Nour Park at Mosul's zoo, Iraq, Feb. 2, 2017.

Starving Mosul zoo animals receive first food in a month

By Reuters on Feb. 03, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
When military advances began in Mosul, Nour Park was turned from a home for monkeys, horses and other animals into a staging ground for Islamic State.

Japan’s ‘Father of PAC-MAN’ arcade game dies at 91

By Reuters on Jan. 30, 2017, at 8:29 p.m.

Five killed in shooting spree in Quebec City mosque

By Reuters on Jan. 29, 2017, at 9:52 p.m.

Under Trump travel ban, Syrian Christians still see no light

By Reuters on Jan. 29, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
A Syrian Christian Orthodox family was turned back from Philadelphia International Airport after traveling to the United States from Lebanon.

Alleged US raid in Yemen kills 30 al-Qaida members, civilians

By Reuters on Jan. 29, 2017, at 8:16 a.m.
Helicopter-borne commandos launched a raid in southern Yemen at dawn on Sunday that killed around 30 people, including al-Qaida suspects and civilians.

About 40 Turkish NATO soldiers request asylum in Germany

By Reuters on Jan. 28, 2017, at 12:08 p.m.
Turkey has fired hundreds of senior military staff serving at NATO in Europe and the U.S. after the July coup attempt. Most were recalled to Turkey, but some chose not to return, fearing reprisals.
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order to advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House in Washington, Jan. 24, 2017.

Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota pipelines

By Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post on Jan. 24, 2017, at 11:55 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed executive actions to accelerate the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects and to decree that American steel should be used for pipelines built in the United States.
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Pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline are pictured in Gascoyne, North Dakota, Nov. 14, 2014.

Trump plans to advance building of Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines

By Reuters on Jan. 24, 2017, at 9:42 a.m.
President Donald Trump plans to sign two executive actions on Tuesday to advance the building of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Climate activist from Maine killed in Florida while on barefoot US walk

By Reuters on Jan. 23, 2017, at 5:18 p.m.
“Mark [Baumer] was doing the walk to raise awareness about climate change and to raise funds for FANG.”
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins speaks to officials at the Aroostook County Action Program in Houlton, Nov. 1, 2016.

Sen. Collins, offering ACA replacement, calls Trump move ‘confusing’

By Susan Cornwell, Reuters on Jan. 23, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.
“We really don’t know yet what the impact will be,” she said, adding that it will be difficult to assess the impact until there is a new Cabinet secretary in place in charge of health.
A U.S. Air Force airman surveys debris covering an area of the Sunshine Acres neighborhood after a tornado struck Adel, Georgia, Jan. 22, 2017.

Deadly storms kill 15, trigger tornado threat across the South

By Reuters on Jan. 22, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
A dangerous weekend weather system has killed at least 15 people in the South, with Georgia officials on Sunday reporting that 11 had died in severe weather still threatening the region.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws a pitch against the New York Mets in the first inning in game three of the World Series at Citi Field in New York City, Oct. 30, 2015.

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura dies in car crash

By The Cindy Boren and Dave Sheinin, Washington Post on Jan. 22, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
Yordano Ventura, a starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. He was 25.
Rescue workers search around the Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, central Italy, hit by an avalanche, in this undated picture released Jan. 22, 2017, provided by Alpine and Speleological Rescue Team.

Dozens still missing after avalanche flattens hotel in central Italy

By Reuters on Jan. 22, 2017, at 9:39 a.m.
The luxury Hotel Rigopiano was obliterated Wednesday after an avalanche caused by an earthquake smashed into its spa and demolished the four-story building.

US airstrike in Syria hits al-Qaida training camp

By Reuters on Jan. 20, 2017, at 9:11 p.m.
“The removal of this training camp disrupts training operations and discourages hardline Islamist and Syrian opposition groups from joining or cooperating with al-Qaida on the battlefield.”

By Reuters on Jan. 20, 2017, at 12:07 p.m.

By Reuters on Jan. 20, 2017, at 9:39 a.m.