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Disasters poised to sweep away development gains

UXBRIDGE, Canada—Ending extreme poverty and hunger will be impossible on a rapidly overheating planet plagued by punishing droughts, catastrophic floods and ever wilder weather, said climate activists involved in talks to set the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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US appeals court deals blow to health law

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama’s health-care law is snared in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue on Tuesday.

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Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

HRABOVE, Ukraine—Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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