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Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal, despite late lobbying of Putin

July
29
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2015
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Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. The foreign ministers of the...

Microsoft launches new Windows 10, hoping for better reception than its last release

July
29
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2015
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SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft debuted its new Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in what the company hopes will be a pivotal moment in its bid regain its sway in a world where the PC is no longer king. The first people to get the new software...

Feeling a squeeze? Expect 11.2 billion population by the end of the century, UN report says

July
29
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2015
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Move over: The world's population is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050, a new United Nations report says. And there should be 11.2 billion people on Earth by the end of this century. Meanwhile, India's population is set...

911 caller: New Mexico dispatcher had no reason to hung up while she tried to aid friend

July
29
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2015
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 911 caller says she was panicked but as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher hung up on her while she tried to save the life of a friend who had been shot. Esperanza Quintero told The Associated Press on Wednesday...