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Alec Baldwin is passionate about preserving the planet

Actor Alec Baldwin says his passion about preserving the planet for future generations was sparked by meeting indigenous people who are guardians of their lands at the 2015 Paris conference that adopted the landmark agreement to tackle global warming
Shallow quake shakes northeast India, no damage yet reported

Shallow quake shakes northeast India, no damage yet reported

GAUHATI, India — A moderate earthquake shook remote northeastern India near the border with China early Wednesday, but no damage or casualties were immediately reported. U.S.
As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purported to show the attackers, while the country's prime minister warned th

United Airlines agent charged after racial slur accusation

HOUSTON — A United Airlines airport agent is accused of using a racial slur against a customer and faces a misdemeanour charge of disorderly conduct. The charge against Carmella Davano was filed in municipal court in Houston last month after a Feb.
Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

NEW YORK — Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores.

Ex-GE engineer charged with stealing trade secrets for China

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Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting

Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting

HELENA, Mont. — The number of states allowing sports betting is poised to expand.
US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles equipped with bags that may not inflate in a crash.
Amal Clooney: Prosecute Islamic State extremists for rape

Amal Clooney: Prosecute Islamic State extremists for rape

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on Tuesday demanded justice for victims of an "epidemic of sexual violence" in conflicts, especially rapes and other abuses perpetrated by Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.
Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation

Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation

CHICAGO — Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the "Empire" actor's attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out