Greenland is attracting superpowers riding a green revolution as they seek to regain control of a strategic metal resource found abundantly on the island. 'Rare earths' help power wind turbines, electric vehicles and combat aircraft - but processing them is difficult and dirty.
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Politicians, doctors and a fortune-teller: Myanmar's new wave of detainees
Since Myanmar's military seized power in a coup on Feb. 1, overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, security forces have detained more than 1,000 people, hundreds at protests and many more in raids - often at night.
Vernon Jordan, U.S. civil rights activist and lawyer, dies at age 85: reports
Vernon Jordan, who grew up in the segregated South to become an influential leader in the American civil rights movement, Washington politics and Wall Street, has died at age 85, according to media reports citing his family.
U.S. Supreme Court mulls power of landmark law in major voting rights case
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday will consider whether to uphold two Republican-backed voting restrictions in Arizona in a case that could further weaken the Voting Rights Act, a landmark 1965 federal law that barred racial discrimination in voting.
FBI Director Wray to testify before Congress on deadly Capitol assault
FBI Director Chris Wray will testify to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about the investigation of the deadly attack on the Capitol by Donald Trump's supporters and the bureau's efforts to stop right-wing extremist violence.
Wall Street opens little changed after strong rally
Wall Street's main indexes opened little changed on Tuesday after a strong start to March as investors closely monitored the bond market as well as progress on the next round of fiscal stimulus.
'The fight goes on': Carla Bruni and French conservatives rally round Sarkozy
Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative political allies and his singer-songwriter wife have rallied to the defence of the former French president after a court convicted him of corruption, but his leftist foes hailed the verdict, saying justice had been served.
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