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Why is Laos building Mekong dams it doesn't need?

Thailand's economic slump during the coronavirus pandemic led to a drop in electricity demand, with officials estimating power reserves currently at 50% over total capacity. Despite the surplus, ...

Sudanese protesters rally, demand detention centers closed

CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of Sudanese rallied in the capital, Khartoum, on Thursday to demand the closure of illegal detention centers following the alleged torturing and killing of a man by a paramilitary ...

Fifty years on, the Nile dam that changed the face of Egypt

MANIAL SULTAN, Egypt (AP) — Yassin Saeed remembers when the Nile’s annual flood drenched his village in the years before the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Now, former flood lands are green field...

Recovered Midwestern bird soars off endangered species list

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The interior least tern, a hardy Midwestern bird that survived a craze for its plumage and dam-building that destroyed much of its habitat, has soared off the endangered sp...

LPGA Tour Statistics

Through Jan. 10 Scoring 1, Sei Young Kim, 68.686. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.703. 3, Inbee Park, 70.067. 4, Danielle Kang, 70.082. 5, Nasa Hataoka, ...

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia say talks on disputed dam deadlocked

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia failed to achieve a breakthrough in the African Union-led talks to revolve their yearslong dispute over the controversial dam that Ethiopia is building on the Bl...

Deal reached on project to protect lakes from invasive fish

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by strengthening defenses on a Chic...

Egypt's leader meets US treasury chief ahead of Sudan visit

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president met Tuesday with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin in Cairo, ahead of Mnuchin’s first visit to Sudan since the end of Khartoum’s pariah status. ...

Islands of floating waste clog rivers in Balkans

VISEGRAD, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Huge islands of waste are floating on some rivers in the Balkans, causing an environmental emergency and threatening a regional hydropower plant. ...

LPGA Tour Statistics

Through Jan. 3 Scoring 1, Sei Young Kim, 68.686. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.703. 3, Inbee Park, 70.067. 4, Danielle Kang, 70.082. 5, Nasa Hataoka, 7...

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks over disputed dam

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed their years-long negotiations Sunday over the controversial dam Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile, officials said. The resumption c...

Pick 4: INTs send Wisconsin past Wake in Duke's Mayo Bowl

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Graham Mertz accounted for three touchdowns and Wisconsin turned four second-half interceptions into 21 points to beat Wake Forest 42-28 in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl on Wednesday. ...

Honduras investigates murders of 2 indigenous leaders

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities said Wednesday they are investigating the murders of two activists and Indigenous leaders killed in separate incidents over the weekend. ...

LPGA Tour Statistics

Through Dec. 27 Scoring 1, Sei Young Kim, 68.686. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.703. 3, Inbee Park, 70.067. 4, Danielle Kang, 70.082. 5, Nasa Hataoka, ...

LPGA Tour Statistics

Through Dec. 20 Scoring 1, Sei Young Kim, 68.686. 2, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.703. 3, Inbee Park, 70.067. 4, Danielle Kang, 70.082. 5, Nasa Hataoka, ...