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  1. New bout of heavy fighting in Yemen kills scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... than 3 million. It has also damaged Yemen's infrastructure, crippled its health system and pushed it to the brink of famine. The U.N. considers Yemen to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million people in need of ...

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  2. Civil war battles escalate in Yemen, killing 150Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... than 3 million. It has also damaged Yemen's infrastructure, crippled its health system and pushed it to the brink of famine.

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  3. New bout of heavy fighting in Yemen kills dozensRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    ... than 3 million. It has also damaged Yemen's infrastructure, crippled its health system and pushed it to the brink of famine. The U.N. considers Yemen to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million people in need of ...

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  4. Science offers hope in the fight against kauri diebackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... is both aggressive and destructive (it was a phytophthora, Phytophthora infestans , that caused the Irish potato famine). READ MORE: * Mythbusters: the truth about copper nails and fruit trees * 9 ways to win the war on oxalis * How to get rid of ...

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  5. Woman among four killed in airstrikes on rebel held Yemen capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... the country. The conflict has left nearly 10,000 people dead, tens of thousands wounded, and millions on the brink of famine in what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis. In addition, more than 2,200 others have died ...

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  6. The book cover of "Immortal Irishman."Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    Timothy Egan's recent book, "The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero," serves as stirring fuel for reflection on his own Irish heritage and, in a topical vein, his March column in the The New York Times, headlined "How the Irish Could Still Save Civilization." The book lays out the amazing life of Irish nationalist Thomas Francis Meagher, who led the Young Irelanders in the Rebellion of 1848 during the Irish famine under British rule.

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  7. We should aim to end food aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Monitor

    ... of China just over a week ago provided tonnes of relief to the people of Karamoja who are currently experiencing a famine. Just over a year ago, people were dying of hunger in the western Uganda district of Isingiro just because the rains had taken ...

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  8. Analysis: North Korea may need, not just want, a dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... free from deprivation. In his first speech as leader, he vowed that North Koreans, millions of whom starved during a famine in the 1990s, would never again have to tighten their belts. Last year, he apologized to the nation for failing to live up to ...

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  9. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Passes Young Yemen Legislation to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    This past week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed bipartisan legislation on Yemen introduced by U.S. Senators Todd Young and Jeanne Shaheen , along with Susan Collins and Chris Coons . The legislation seeks to end the civil war in Yemen, protect civilians, and address the world's largest humanitarian disaster - where eight million people are at risk of famine.

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  10. the Last Ship: the Complete Fourth Season is Now Available on DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... that the virus has "jumped kingdoms" and now infects the world's food crops, bringing humanity to the brink of global famine. As the ship traverses the Mediterranean in search of a solution that can save the world's food supply, Chandler encounters ...

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  11. Visit helps Cullompton celebrates links with French twin townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | This Is North Devon

    ... harvesting for centuries and was used for agricultural fertilisers, heating, medicinal purpose and, in times of famine, for food. In modern times the thickening agents found in seaweed are used in the textile industry, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, ...

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  12. Rio Grande is a river under duressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... Rio Grande south of Socorro, N.M., this month, rescuing them from low water. The Rio Grande is a classic "feast or famine" river, with a dry year or two typically followed by a couple of wet years that allow for recovery. If warming temperatures ...

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  13. N. Korean refugees in LA on the canceled US-North Korea summit: We never got our hopes upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... driver-turned-security guard who asked to be identified by part of his name, left North Korea in 1997 amid a severe famine there, during which hundreds of thousands starved to death. A regime that would invest in developing nuclear weapons while its ...

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  14. James Ryan inspired by great grandfather and his role in the Easter Rising and Irish politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Independent.ie

    ... Rising and the Troubles," he says of his current studies. "Recently, I was learning about Irish emigration during the Famine and things like that. That was fascinating too. It's mainly Irish history. "I've a mildish interest (in politics), maybe ...

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  15. Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New York Times

    Ever since Kim Jong-un took over as the young, untested ruler of North Korea seven years ago, he has promised his country a future free from deprivation. In his first speech as leader, he vowed that North Koreans, millions of whom starved during a famine in the 1990s, would never again have to tighten their belts.

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  16. Protesters Demand Saffron Colonial "Stop Romanticizing Colonialism"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Willamette Week

    ... you when you think of British colonialism, many of us associate it with forced religious conversion/cultural erasure, famine ." DA1 4nx, who says in her post that her parents are from the former British colony of Jamaica, added, "You may argue that ...

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  17. U.N. denunciation of starvation as war weapon needs tough enforcement - expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Reuters

    A United Nations vote condemning starvation as a means of warfare is historic but will be useless without concrete steps to help millions of starving people, top experts said on Friday. The 15-member Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Thursday that threatens sanctions on countries that obstruct efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to avert food shortages and potential famine.

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  18. WFP lauds Security Council resolution on hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Newkerala.com

    ... often hindering an effective humanitarian response, and are therefore a major cause of the current risk of famine". The resolution strongly condemns starving civilians as a method of warfare, which is prohibited by international humanitarian law and ...

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  19. We all know Emmy's favorite shows, but take a look at these less familiar TV gemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the super-couple we all need) - and clear-eyed (politicians' and the church's appalling response to the Irish potato famine) when necessary. But it's not just a history lesson strewn with crowns and canoodling, says creator Daisy Goodwin: "It's a ...

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  20. From the desk of... Maduro delivers disaster in pursuit ofa Supreme HappinessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... never seen any of the dictators of our era starve their own supporters as Maduro has. Stalin instigated the Great Famine in Ukraine in the early '30s, killing 3 million people, but at least he saw them as his enemies. Hitler, Saddam and Mao invented ...

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