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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said.

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Verizon's workers say no strike for now, union talks continue

NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on and talks continue after their current contract expired.

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Malaysia says Indian Ocean airplane debris is part of a Boeing 777

KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS - Malaysia said on Sunday that airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year.

Trump says won't be 'throwing punches' in U.S. Republican debate

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump, the man to beat in this week's first televised Republican presidential debate, said on Sunday he does not plan to attack his rivals and downplayed expectations for his performance, saying "I'm not a debater."

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Italy coast guard rescues 1,800 sea migrants, five found dead

ROME - Italy's coast guard said about 1,800 migrants were rescued from seven overcrowded vessels on Saturday, while five corpses were found on a large rubber boat carrying 212 others.

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Manhunt underway for killer of Memphis police officer

- A manhunt was underway Sunday in Tennessee for the killer of a Memphis police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop on Saturday night, officials said.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

ALPHARETTA, Ga., - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub.

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Kerry says United States, Egypt return to 'stronger base' in ties

CAIRO - The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in bilateral ties despite tensions and human rights concerns, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday after talks with his Egyptian counterpart.