Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change - a melting Alaska glacier - to highlight the dangers of global warming.As he mounts his most aggressive campaign yet on climate change, Obama donned hiking shoes for a trek...
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait

...had not been in the van long, although they were in "acute danger of death," he said, and the driver, a Romanian, was arrested...migrants with respect as fellow humans in need. He warned of the dangers of policy decisions that benefit smugglers."Europe's priority...
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Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...illness, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy that places the woman in danger of death or major bodily impairment if an abortion is not performed."The regulation is similar but also included consideration...
Judge: Not told 6 kids killed in shooting faced danger

...he was never told the kids were in any "immediate physical danger."Juvenile Court Judge Glenn Devlin took the unusual step...control and parenting skills places the children in immediate danger."CPS said the children told authorities they were often left...
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Drilling OK comes just before Obama's visit

...when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental...this month, says he is mindful of the dangers of offshore drilling, particularly given...Alaska, Obama is expected to stress the dangers of climate change. He says Alaskans are...
Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...the shattered and smoldering port to assess any environmental dangers from the spectacular blasts.More than 700 people were injured...experts to survey hazardous materials at the site, assess dangers to the environment and decide how best to proceed.In a sign...
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My Turn: A case for Climate Change investment

...Anchorage hosts President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry later this month in a GLACIER conference to discuss the dangers of our warming planet, Alaskans have a unique opportunity to suggest solutions. Many of us have already begun by realizing...
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires summer temperatures remain warmer than usual and forest overgrowth creates natural fuel, wildfires will be an increasing danger, which will spread to areas hardly touched previously by wildfire. This summer's fires show that not managing the forests...
Updated: Sitka landslide debris too unstable for search efforts

...buried by a landslide because the debris that crashed into a southeast Alaska town remained too unstable Wednesday and poses a danger.Crews in Sitka unsuccessfully tried to stabilize the ground after part of a mountain gave way and swept tree-tangled muck...
'They destroyed me. They just killed me'

...with police later arresting 11 suspects.But as Pakistan recoils in horror at the scope of the abuse, the case shows the dangers here facing poor children, many of whom work as domestic servants and face abuse at the hands of their employers. It also...
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