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US, China announce plans to curb greenhouse gases

UNITED NATIONS -- At a summit Tuesday to kick off the drafting of an international climate change accord, President Barack Obama spoke bluntly of American responsibility for global warming and pledged that ambitious steps would be unveiled over ...

Syrians say civilians killed in US airstrikes

IRBIL, Iraq -- The video, said to have been shot Tuesday in northwestern Syria, shows Idlib province residents going through motions that have become all too familiar in three years of civil war between antigovernment rebels and the forces of ...

New rules unlikely to stop Medtronic deal

MINNEAPOLIS--Newly announced tax rules will make it more complex and expensive for U.S. companies to pursue maneuvers like Medtronic's proposal to acquire Irish health care company Covidien and move the combined company's legal headquarters ...