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Bad report card for carbon pollution...Climate change demonstrations... Online propaganda concerns officials



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WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are estimating that the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before. The International Global Carbon Project team says it was mostly because of increases from the three biggest polluters — China, the United States and India. World leaders are gathering at the U.N this week to talk about how to reduce heat-trapping gases.

NEW YORK (AP) — Activists say climate change is destroying the Earth and tens of thousands of them took to the streets of cities around the world today to urge policymakers to take quick action. Organizers say more than 100,000 marched in New York City and 40,000 participated in London. On Tuesday, more than 120 world leaders will convene for the U.N. Climate Summit.

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are increasingly concerned that online anti-American propaganda attributed to the Islamic State group could inspire homegrown terrorists in the United States. The latest edition of a slick digital magazine linked to the group taunts President Barack Obama. It also roots for the complete collapse of what it calls the modern American empire.

BEAR, Del. (AP) — One woman is dead and several other people are hospitalized with critical injuries after a bus crashed and overturned in northern Delaware. Authorities say the single-vehicle accident happened late this afternoon in the community of Bear. Police say there were 50 passengers aboard the bus and 49 were taken to hospitals. Investigators don't know what caused the crash.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The former stepson of a man accused of jumping the fence and sneaking into the White House with a knife late Friday says the Iraq war veteran wasn't trying to hurt anyone. Jerry Murphy says Omar Gonzalez owns "plenty of firepower" that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm. Gonzalez is expected to appear in court Monday to face charges.

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