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UN weather agency says 2014 hottest year

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:39
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says 2014 was the warmest year on record, though the temperature difference with 2010 and 2005 is so small that it's impossible to say for sure which of the three years was the hottest.

Egypt antiquities showman tells the world it's safe to visit

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 04:54
KRUGERSDORP, South Africa (AP) — Egypt's best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an explorer's fedora who joined the last, doomed Cabinet of President Hosni Mubarak, then resigned in a swirl of corruption allegations after the 2011 revolution ousted his patron. Admired or reviled, he is once again a frontman for Egypt, exhorting international audiences to see the heritage of a country where unrest has hit tourism hard.

NASA launches Earth-observing satellite

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:52
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A NASA satellite has launched on a three-year mission to measure the amount of water in soil.

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