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Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise.
Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell child sex convictions

Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell child sex convictions

MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian court by a 2-1 majority ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children.
Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC

Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC

NEW YORK — A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
LA Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo investigation

LA Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo investigation

SAN FRANCISCO — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a "thorough and independent investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company's general director.
Ex-baseball players Dotel, Castillo linked to DR drug ring

Ex-baseball players Dotel, Castillo linked to DR drug ring

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested former MLB pitcher Octavio Dotel and cited ex-infielder Luis Castillo for their alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring, officials said Tues
Cowboys' Elliott won't face criminal charge in Vegas scuffle

Cowboys' Elliott won't face criminal charge in Vegas scuffle

LAS VEGAS — Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott won't face criminal charges after scuffling with a music festival security guard in Las Vegas.
City: Philadelphia police head quits over bias in department

City: Philadelphia police head quits over bias in department

PHILADELPHIA — The police commissioner of Philadelphia is resigning over new allegations of sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against others in the department, the mayor announced Tuesday.

Coroner: Leader of large organic food scheme dies by suicide

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A Missouri farmer blamed for running the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.S. history has died by suicide, weeks before he was to report to federal prison to begin serving a 10-year term, a coroner said Tuesday.
Ex-Michigan State star Cleaves acquitted in sex assault case

Ex-Michigan State star Cleaves acquitted in sex assault case

FLINT, Mich. — A jury acquitted former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves on Tuesday of allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in a motel room four years ago.
Trump acknowledges China polices may mean US economic pain

Trump acknowledges China polices may mean US economic pain

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they're needed for more important long-term benefits.