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Jordanian ambassador to Tripoli is abducted

AMMAN, Jordan -- Libyan gunmen seeking the release of an alleged al-Qaeda operative held in Jordan abducted Amman's ambassador Tuesday in Tripoli, local media and Jordanian officials said.

Ambassador Fawaz al-Aytan's motorcade came under attack ...

Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxics, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as ...