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THE BUZZ: CBS dubs sound for quiet electric car

CBS News says an editor made an “audio error” in dubbing the sound of a loud traditional car engine over footage of the much quieter ... Full story

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USA-CHINA Ilham Tohti, the economist and activist imprisoned by Chinese authorities, has been awarded a Freedom to Write Award by the PEN American Center. PEN, ... Full story

UKRAINE CRISIS: Russia hikes gas price as Crimea retaliation

Russia yesterday sharply hiked the price for natural gas to Ukraine and threatened to reclaim billions previous discounts, raising the heat on its cash-strapped government, ... Full story

GUINEA: Ebola death toll rises to 78 


Health authorities in Guinea are facing an “unprecedented epidemic” of Ebola, an international aid group warned Monday as the death toll from the disease that ... Full story

This Day in History: 1982 - Argentina invades Falklands

Argentina has invaded the British territory of the Falkland Islands in the south Atlantic.  The islands, off the coast of Argentina, have been a cause ... Full story

Offbeat: Engaged Johnny Depp shows off ‘chick’s ring’

Johnny Depp showed off a diamond engagement ring that he called a “chick’s ring” on Monday — indirectly confirming rumors of his engagement to actress ... Full story

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BELGIUM China’s president is meeting with the top officials of the European Union to discuss the two sides’ close business ties and their wider diplomatic ... Full story

DISCOVERY: 11 ancient burial boxes recovered in Israel

The Israeli Antiquities Authority yesterday unveiled 11 ancient burial boxes that were recovered by the Israeli Police.Officials say the boxes are 2,000 years old. Some ... Full story

CLIMATE CHANGE: Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says 


If the world doesn’t cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral “out of control,” the head of a ... Full story

Costs of climate change steep but tough to tally 


The economic and financial impact of global warming is complex and not well understood. In some scenarios there would be economic benefits for countries that ... Full story

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