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Russia nuclear monitoring stations go quiet after blast

Four Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at a Russian missile testing facility, an explosion that has sparked confusion and concerns about possible increases in radiation levels, according to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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The Latest: Migrant charity official: Boat won't break law

A Spanish humanitarian group's founder says the Open Arms rescue boat with 107 migrants isn't aiming to breaking the law and dock in Italy

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New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

A new US lawsuit seeks to establish a "whale protection zone" for endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest

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Salvadoran woman suspected of abortion acquitted at retrial

A court in El Salvador has acquitted at retrial a young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide

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AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro

AP Explains: A look at environmental changes in Bolsonaro's Brazil ahead of a UN workshop on climate change in Salvador, Bahia state, and the government's reluctance to participate in international efforts to fight global warming

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The Latest: Trump speaks with India's Modi about Pakistan

President Donald Trump has spoken with India's prime minister about the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan amid growing tensions in the region

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El Salvador: Evelyn Hernández cleared over baby's death

Evelyn Hernández's murder retrial has shocked El Salvador and galvanised women's rights groups.

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4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state county bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups

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Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

The decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo came five years after Eric Garner's death during his arrest.

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Palestinian police vow to crack down on planned LGBT event

Palestinian police have threatened to arrest anyone involved in a gathering planned by LGBT activists and have called on people to come forward with information about them

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Line 3 protesters rally at Enbridge's Bemidji office

Dozens of people protested outside the Bemidji office of Enbridge Energy to voice opposition to the company's proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement

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NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland

This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic.

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Zapatista rebels extend control over areas in south Mexico

Zapatista indigenous rebels extend control over more areas in southern Mexico

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Palestinian leader fires advisers, wants bonuses returned

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has laid off all of his advisers and ordered a former prime minister and other Cabinet officials to return tens of thousands of dollars they received from a pay raise he secretly approved two years ago

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US scraps West Bank conference over Palestinian protests

The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem was forced to postpone a conference it organized in the West Bank city of Ramallah after Palestinian officials and factions called for a boycott and threatened to organize mass protests

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Pakistani PM keeps powerful army chief in place 3 more years

Pakistan's prime minister is keeping his powerful army chief in place for another three years, amid heightened tensions with India over Kashmir as well as the end of U.S.-Talban peace talks for neighboring Afghanistan

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At least 66 hurt in eastern Afghanistan blasts

The Latest: Official says at least 66 wounded in series of blasts in eastern Afghanistan

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Body of French hiker in Italy found after 9 days

Italian mountain rescue squads have recovered the body of a French hiker who had fallen into a ravine and called for help 10 days earlier

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German central bank suggests economy may be in recession

Germany's central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe's largest economy may be entering a recession

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Sudan protesters, army postpone announcement on ruling body

Sudan's ruling military says pro-democracy movement asks for delay on announcing joint ruling body

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