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November 14, 2018 9:42 PM Conservation land in British Columbia gets $11m investment

Canada is investing C$14.6m ($11m; £8.5m) to set aside 7,900 hectares for wildlife conservation in the Rocky Mountains. The funding will help expand a tract of land in southeastern British Columbia (BC) already set aside for protection. The initiative is led by a conservation group, BC and the federal government, and will help protect some 40 species 71

November 13, 2018 12:49 PM China says U.S. controls on semiconductor firm break WTO rules

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday. The meeting took place with the world’s top two economies already locked in a trade dispute 109

November 11, 2018 6:36 PM U.S.-backed Syrian force resumes ground assault on Islamic State

AMMAN (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Sunday it had resumed a ground assault against Islamic State in its last foothold near the Iraqi border, following the suspension of the offensive last month after Turkish shelling of northern Syria. The Kurdish-led SDF said its operations in the Deir al-Zor area had restarted as the result 58

November 10, 2018 9:54 AM Melbourne police see Islamic State 'inspiration' behind stabbings

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said on Saturday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday’s attack as Somali-born Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, 30, and said he was radicalized 91

November 9, 2018 5:20 AM Argentina's newest national park protects vital wetlands

In this Oct. 18, 2018 photo, park rangers Agustin Mezzabotta, right, and Gonzalo Alves stand on a wooden walk way at "Ciervo de los Pantanos" National Park near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lawmakers in Argentina have designated "Ciervo de los Pantanos" as Argentina's newest national park. Conservationists say it marks a milestone that will help protect 94

November 9, 2018 1:58 AM U.S. concerned about Ebola outbreak in Congo conflict zone: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said on Thursday. “We are absolutely concerned about the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo,” the senior USAID official, who is working with response 115

November 7, 2018 2:10 PM Tekashi 6ix9ine's Manager Turns Himself in Over NYC Shooting, Charged with a Felony

9:34 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Shottie has been charged with gang assault -- which is a felony -- and weapon possession for allegedly hitting a guy in the head with a chair. Tekashi 6ix9ine's Brooklyn crew just got a little smaller, 'cause one of the dudes who allegedly helped spark a shooting last weekend just turned himself in to cops ... TMZ has learned 115

November 7, 2018 6:44 AM Court to set date for resuming trial in Kim Jong Nam's death

Indonesian Siti Aisyah is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The two woman arrived at court for case management after Malaysian court has ordered them to enter their defense over the murder of north Korean leader's half brother in an assassination that has gripped 78

November 5, 2018 3:09 PM Damaging storms, twisters possible overnight in Southeast

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Forecasters say there's another threat of severe weather including tornadoes across the southeastern United States. The Storm Prediction Center says a system moving out of eastern Arkansas late Monday will spread across the region during the overnight hours into Tuesday. The weather service says powerful tornadoes, damaging winds and heavy 59

November 3, 2018 11:47 PM Red suitcase stops NYC traffic near Macy's, proves harmless

NEW YORK – A suspicious red suitcase abandoned in the middle of a bustling Manhattan square near Macy's forced police to stop traffic and pedestrians while a bomb squad investigated. But authorities say the emergency team determined the luggage found in Herald Square late Saturday afternoon posed no threat. Pedestrians were being guided away from the area while 65