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This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON — Climate change may increase the risk of extreme rainfall in the tropics and drought in the world's temperate zones, according to a new study led by NASA. "These results in many ways are the worst of all possible worlds," said Peter...
Reuters* Interest free credit oil deal to last a year * Aid will help Egypt avoid further shortages and unrest * Foreign oil firms cut Egypt supplies over credit worries * Tripoli seeking extradition of Gaddafi cousin from Egypt By Jessica Donati and...
ReutersBy Tarek Amara DJERBA, Tunisia, April 27 (Reuters) - Africa's oldest synagogue is playing host to that rarity in the Arab world - a religious gathering of hundreds of Jews drawn from Europe and Israel. Guarded by armed Tunisian police, Jewish...
ReutersUNITED NATIONS, April 25 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council renewed a peacekeeping mission in disputed Western Sahara on Thursday after the United States backed down in an annual battle with Morocco, backed by France, over whether peacekeepers should...
Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum, one of the largest crude oil producers in the country, said its first-quarter profit fell but beat expectations as the company tried to cut costs and manage lower prices for natural gas. The earnings report...
The fate of the historic Wintersburg site remains unclear after a vote by the Huntington Beach Planning Commission to do further studies into a request to change the property's zoning. Wintersburg was the site of a Japanese American community that began...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Human Interest
ReutersBy Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Ghaith Shennib TRIPOLI, April 24 (Reuters) - Libya's central government has long had only a tenuous grip on the eastern city of Benghazi, but the bombing of the French embassy in Tripoli shows its control of the capital...
BAMAKO, Mali — Homemade twig pens stand like off-duty soldiers in a jar on Boubacar Sadeck's worktable. The morning sun steals into a room stuffed with a jumble of papers, ink bottles and stretched animal hides. He sits thoughtfully before a blank...
CAIRO -- A car bomb exploded at the French Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, on Tuesday, injuring three people and raising the specter that Islamist militants were seeking retribution for France’s military strikes against extremists in the West African...
Tags: Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, Francois Hollande, Al-Qaeda, Fishing
The heaviest place to be at Coachella 2013, from a sound perspective, wasn't in the sweet spot of the Main Stage rig while Phoenix was preparing for the arrival of R. Kelly, or at the heart of the Sahara stage during Baauer's big, dumb, joyous set of beat...
No other genre has benefited more from EDM’s current notch on the cultural landscape than urban pop. The global, four-on-the-floor Europop that dance DJs used to become superstars first circled the genre, then sunk its claws in deep thanks to...
Sometimes even the most devoted ravers outgrow their fairy wings and neon bikinis. The 160,000 people expected to attend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the next two weekends will find a new electronic music tent with the kind of...
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