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Europe's media differ over publishing Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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COPENHAGEN/LONDON - Many European newspapers republished cartoons from the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo to protest against killings by Islamist militants seen as an attack on freedom of expression and the continent's tradition of visual satire.

North American sightings of elusive snowy owls take flight

NEW YORK - The elusive snowy owl, rarely seen outside the Arctic, is turning up more frequently in the skies of North America than it does in the pages of a Harry Potter book, data from the National Audubon Society suggested on Wednesday.

08 Jan 2015

London to expand 100-year-old power plant to run "Tube" railway

LONDON - London mayor Boris Johnson on Thursday unveiled plans for an expansion of one of the world's oldest electricity stations to help power the capital's underground rail network.

08 Jan 2015

London to expand 100-year-old power plant to run "Tube" railway

LONDON, Jan 8 - London mayor Boris Johnson on Thursday unveiled plans for an expansion of one of the world's oldest electricity stations to help power the capital's underground rail network.

Australian wildfires threaten to produce ashtray wine vintage

SYDNEY - Wildfires sweeping through southeast Australia are carrying with them the specter of a silent killer for grapes growing in the nearby Adelaide Hills wine region. | Video

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China’s cities see clean air, water as magnet for investment

Despite severe air pollution, local and provincial officials in the Chinese city of Nanchang are trying to clean it up and make it more attractive for foreign investment, making the city an important test case for efforts to ease the environmental damage from unchecked economic growth.

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