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24 June 2010 8:07 PM | Tagged: intergovernmental panel on climate change
GENEVA – In a June 23 story about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, The Associated Press misstated the number of scientists picked by the U.N body to write its fifth report on global warming.The correct number of scientists involved is 831, not 861. Follow Yahoo! News on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook

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24 June 2010 8:07 PM | Tagged: sixes and seven
Stuart Broad took four wickets as England held Australia to 239 for seven in the second one-day international at Sophia Gardens here on Thursday.Ashes and World Twenty20-winning quick Broad enjoyed fresh success against Australia with a return of four wickets for 44 runs in 10 overs.The world champions, mainly as a result of Broad's efforts, slumped to 118 for five as they looked to level this fi

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24 June 2010 7:47 PM | Tagged: razor blade
A French prisoner dubbed Hannibal Lecter was on Thursday sentenced to serve another 30 years in jail for killing his cellmate and devouring his lung.Nicolas Cocaign has admitted to beating and stabbing Thierry Baudry with a pair of scissors before smothering him with a rubbish bag in the prison in the northwestern city of Rouen in January 2007.The 38-year-old testified that he cut open Baudry's

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24 June 2010 7:47 PM | Tagged: halifax nova scotia
Prime Minister David Cameron lamented Thursday the tragic deaths of four British soldiers in a road crash in Afghanistan, and warned of difficult times ahead in the country.But speaking en route to Canada for G8 and G20 summits, he vowed that Britain will stay the course in Afghanistan, and only begin pulling out when Afghans can take care of their own security. We're paying a very high price f

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24 June 2010 7:47 PM | Tagged: queen elizabeth ii
Andy Murray put on a show for Queen Elizabeth II as the British fourth seed crushed Jarkko Nieminen on Thursday, while America's John Isner finally won the longest match in tennis history.Murray had the task of entertaining the Queen on her first visit to the All England Club since 1977 and the Scot rose to the challenge with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 second round victory that earned a clash with French 23

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24 June 2010 7:47 PM | Tagged: american quartet
Prince Charles charmed revellers at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Thursday, as they gear up for a weekend of top acts at the world's largest open-air festival.He was surrounded by music-lovers as he arrived on the second day of the event in southwest England, this year celebrating its 40th anniversary. He asked me how the food was.This is amazing, I wasn't expecting to see him today, said Ja

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24 June 2010 6:47 PM | Tagged: natural resources company
London shares suffered sharp losses on Thursday on renewed concerns for Greek finances.The benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 1.51 percent to close at 5,100.23 points.Lloyds Banking Group was the most traded stock, seeing 224 million shares change hands, followed by communications giant Vodafone, which saw 119 million units switch owners. Energy company Centrica plc was the highest performer of the da

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24 June 2010 6:47 PM | Tagged: fabio capello
England's World Cup saviour Jermain Defoe has hailed his winner against Slovenia as the most important goal of his career and revealed the Three Lions are buzzing about the prospect of facing Germany in a second round showdown on Sunday.Defoe's first-half strike was enough to give England a 1-0 win over Slovenia on Wednesday and pull Fabio Capello's squad back from the brink of an early flight