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 French foreign minister Laurent Fabius talks to delegates during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany, on Monday.
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French foreign minister Laurent Fabius talks to delegates during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany, on Monday.

French minister says 2015 climate deal must avoid U.S. Congress

Laurent Fabius told African delegates at U.N. climate talks in Bonn that “we know the politics in the U.S.”


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FBI behind surveillance aircraft over U.S. cities

The FBI has a civilian air force of scores of low-flying planes over U.S. cities to conduct both video surveillance and cell phone tracking.



White House opens ‘superbug’ summit

A mainly closed-door White House meeting is seeking vendors for antibiotic-free meat and poultry to serve in government cafes it manages.


 

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New battles rage near Aleppo between Syrian insurgents and Islamic State

Syrian rebels and U.S. officials charge that the Assad government and Islamic State militants are coordinating attacks against the rebels.



Niger meningitis epidemic has peaked with 545 dead, WHO says

The WHO had said that the epidemic was worrying and unprecedented because it was a strain not normally found in Africa.


 
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Local Dispatch: The end of school days leaves a parent in a daze

Last child’s graduation from high school brings both sadness and potential.



Sharon Randall: Revisiting hometown is really rather personal

Remembering home is nice, and it’s even better being there.


 

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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

  Terri Klein, right, hugs Allegheny County Judge Eleanor L. Bush after being sworn in to fill the County Council District


Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

Gov. Tom Wolf is flanked by Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane (right) and Assistant Superintendent Dara Ware