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Nigerian teens create fashion from trash to fight pollution

Nigerian teens create fashion from trash to fight pollution

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Teenage climate activists in Nigeria's largest city are recycling trash into runway outfits for a “Trashion Show.
Qatar's World Cup opener shows its reemergence after boycott

Qatar's World Cup opener shows its reemergence after boycott

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Qatar opened the Middle East’s first World Cup on Sunday with its ruler sitting next to the leaders of two Arab countries that only a year and a half earlier had been part of a boycott trying to bring the energy-rich nation to i
Historic compensation fund approved at UN climate talks

Historic compensation fund approved at UN climate talks

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Negotiators early Sunday approved a historic deal that would create a fund for compensating poor nations that are victims of extreme weather worsened by rich countries’ carbon pollution, but an overall larger agreement s
Truck in North Carolina holiday parade crashes, kills girl

Truck in North Carolina holiday parade crashes, kills girl

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A truck pulling a float for a holiday parade in North Carolina crashed Saturday, striking and killing a girl participating in the event, news outlets reported.
Star striker Karim Benzema out of World Cup with thigh tear

Star striker Karim Benzema out of World Cup with thigh tear

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Defending champion France’s World Cup hopes took a huge blow with the news that star striker Karim Benzema is out of the tournament after tearing a muscle in his left thigh during training on Saturday.
Walker, Kemp campaign in Ga. together for the 1st time

Walker, Kemp campaign in Ga. together for the 1st time

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — Fresh off his commanding reelection, Georgia Gov.
Day before FIFA World Cup, Qatar faces overcrowding troubles

Day before FIFA World Cup, Qatar faces overcrowding troubles

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Authorities turned away thousands of fans Saturday night from a concert celebrating the World Cup beginning the next day in Qatar, revealing the challenges ahead for Doha as it tries to manage crowds in FIFA's most-compact tourname
Malaysia's old party, Mahathir, lose ground to poll rivals

Malaysia's old party, Mahathir, lose ground to poll rivals

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's graft-tainted coalition that had ruled the country for decades was losing ground to rival Malay blocs but could still return to power depending on post-election alliances, according to partial results Sunday f

Israeli airstrikes on Syria kill 4 soldiers, injure 1

BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli airstrikes hit central and coastal regions of Syria early Saturday, killing four soldiers and wounding one, the Syrian military said.

Plane catches fire on runway of Lima airport; no casualties

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A plane suffered an accident and caught fire Friday on a runway at Lima's international airport. Aviation authorities in Peru said the passengers and crew were safe.
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