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Arab League backs calls for UN intervention in dam dispute

CAIRO (AP) — Arab foreign ministers on Tuesday backed calls for the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a lingering dispute between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a massive dam Addis Ababa...

Dakota Access foes seek environmental review updates from US

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents asked a judge Friday to require the pipeline company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide detailed monthly status reports while th...

Ice shelf protecting Antarctic glacier is breaking up faster

A critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea is breaking up much faster than before and spawning huge iceb...

Key reservoir on Colorado River hits record low amid drought

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key reservoir on the Colorado River has dipped to its record low in the latest showing of the drought's grip on the region. The surface elevation of Lake M...

Taiwan eases water curbs for central, southern regions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities have partially lifted water restrictions throughout Taiwan after several days of heavy rains amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory exacerbated by the...

Tropical Storm Choi-wan weakens into depression near south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As thunder showers battered Taipei City and Nantou County, and Tropical Storm Choi-wan weakened into a depression close to the island’s southern tip Friday (June 4) ...

First wave of plum rains brings 200 mm of rain to Taiwan in 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's first wave of plum rains has brought over 200 millimeters of rainfall to 100 weather stations across Taiwan over the course of a little over two days. T...

Rains bring 18 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain weather front over the weekend brought 18 million cubic meters of rainfall to northern Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir. According to the Water Resources Agen...

Rains bring 12.1 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's reservoirs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The start of the long-awaited plum rains have brought 12.1 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's parched reservoirs. A weather front that arrived in Taiwan Mond...

Meteorologist lists 5 factors behind severe drought in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is grappling with one of its worst droughts in history due to five main factors, according to a weather expert. The water shortage is weighing on the country&rsq...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu could face water rationing if drought worsens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Water Resources Agency (WRA) on Wednesday decided that it will carry out water rationing in the Hsinchu area if the drought situation fails to improve. I...

Congo’s leader in Sudan amid efforts to resolve Nile dispute

CAIRO (AP) — Congo’s president, the current head of the African Union, arrived in Khartoum Saturday for talks with Sudanese leaders amid international and regional efforts to relaunch negotiations ove...

US envoy in Sudan in a bid to resolve Ethiopia’s dam dispute

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. envoy for the Horn of Africa was in Sudan on Friday, the latest stop on his tour of the region aimed at resolving the decade-long dispute over Ethiopia’s massive dam on the Nile ...

US envoy in Egypt for talks on Ethiopia’s dam dispute

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. envoy for the Horn of Africa on Wednesday met with the Egyptian president as part of Washington's new push to find a resolution to a regional decade-long dispute over Ethiopia's ...

Pete Lammons, tight end on Jets' Super Bowl team, dies at 77

BROOKELAND, Texas (AP) — Pete Lammons, a tight end on the New York Jets' Super Bowl-winning team in 1969, died by drowning after he fell off a fishing boat, authorities said. He was 77. ...