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Asia Pacific Nov 23, 2018

China touts increase in prosecutions for pollution offenses

China prosecuted more than 3,500 people for pollution-related crimes in the first 10 months of the year, up nearly 40 percent on a year ago, law enforcement authorities said, as Beijing looks to courts and police to curb violations. China has struggled to enforce its ...

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain, mudslides

World Nov 21, 2018

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain, mudslides

Heavy rains were due to create new problems for residents of Northern California late on Tuesday, raising the risk of mudslides in an area where people left homeless by the state's deadliest wildfire remain huddled in parking lot encampments. State and federal officials warned people ...