<![CDATA[Nation & World News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST Nation & World 60 Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32919966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:01:06 CDT By LISA LERER and MATTHEW LEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32919966.html Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32961828.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:06:08 CDT By CLAIRE GALOFARO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32961828.html Merkel: Refugee flood means ‘world sees Germany as country of hope’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32928666.html#storylink=rss German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes strong pro-refugee stance

She says refugees are a sign that Germany is no longer a pariah

New estimates of a million arriving in 2015

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Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32852358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:32:11 CDT By EFREM LUKATSKY and YURAS KARMANAU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32852358.html Fossils show big bug ruled the seas 460 million years ago http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32957928.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:02:06 CDT By SETH BORENSTEIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32957928.html Pope Francis welcome at U.S. seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32924403.html#storylink=rss Seminarians to greet Francis on the St. Charles Borromeo steps on the morning of Sept. 26

Cheering seminarians greeted St. John Paul II in 1979 with singing, shouts of ‘Viva Papa!’

Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior was a student when John Paul arrived

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Supreme Court denies Rowan clerk's emergency petition over issuing marriage licenses http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33039213.html#storylink=rss Kim Davis must choose between issuing licenses or stiff legal penalties

Many couples believed to be planning to test decision Tuesday

No licenses issued to anyone in Rowan County, Ky., for 2 months

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75 former lawmakers press Congress to back Iran nuclear deal http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article32983074.html#storylink=rss Ex-lawmakers say there are ‘no viable alternatives’ to deal

Former Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services committee chairs among the signees

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., is 31st Democrat senator to support the nuclear deal

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Film based on real-life horror breaks records in Argentina http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33077142.html#storylink=rss Behind normal facade, Puccio family kidnapped, murdered people

Father, two sons arrested, convicted in early 1980s

Releases coming in Europe, maybe the United States, too

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Another 125 Clinton emails on US, foreign issues now deemed classified http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article32960592.html#storylink=rss The State Department to release another batch of former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s emails late Monday

Official: The information in the emails was not classified when they were transmitted to or from Clinton’s email address

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Trump upends GOP message on economy http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article32992527.html#storylink=rss He has proposed levying tariffs on imported goods, deporting millions who entered U.S. illegally

Growing conservative base blames woes on competition from undocumented immigrants

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Alaska’s Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article32820315.html#storylink=rss Named for President William McKinley of Ohio, assassinated 1901

Alaska leaders have been trying to change the name since 1975

Ohio’s congressional delegation has blocked effort in the past

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China’s WWII parade of military might stirs up Taiwan, others in Asia http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32903196.html#storylink=rss Critics say Beijing using Thursday’s spectacle as way to show military might

In Taipei, war veterans believe China’s communists are trying to rewrite history

Taiwan’s president labels China’s South China Sea activities ‘unimaginable’

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Florida office cited for errors handling vets’ disability claims http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article32937537.html#storylink=rss St. Petersburg office cited for errors leading to both overpayments and underpayments

While 19 percent of sampled claims had problems, office’s overall accuracy rate is close to 90 percent

Despite recent improvements, critics say office – and VA in general – has a long way to go

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Austrian border backup, confusion challenge Europe amid migrant crisis http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article32972358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:04:15 CDT

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Investigators: Arizona woman acknowledges drowning twin sons http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32891988.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:12:07 CDT By JACQUES BILLEAUD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32891988.html As drone usage soars in Latin America, so do concerns http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32879928.html#storylink=rss In mishaps, drones hit pedestrians, pop star

Criminals also turn to them for smuggling

Fears arise of drone assassins, flying bombs

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Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32855289.html#storylink=rss Nazi train with armaments and valuables went missing in 1945

Two men, a Pole and a German, say they have found the train in woods near Walbrzych

Previous reports of a find have only yielded rusty pieces of metal

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In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33053760.html#storylink=rss Spending 3 days in the 49th state

Hiking glacier, talking to fishermen

Appearing on Bear Grylls’ TV show

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Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33080031.html#storylink=rss US Olympic organizers were going to propose Boston, but plan fell through

Four European cities already in the running; choice to be made in 2017

Los Angeles previously hosted the Games in 1932, 1984

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Christie tells Fallon he might ‘go nuclear' in next debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33072501.html#storylink=rss Tells ‘Tonight Show’ host if he’s skipped over for 15 questions, he’ll just jump in

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Report links chronic school absences to academic gaps http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33070557.html#storylink=rss Kindergartners are absent almost as much as high school freshmen

Although mostly excused, many miss as much as a month of school

Regardless of reason, missing that much school creates gaps in education

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Pipeline anxiety spurs Alaska plea for Obama to open spigots http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33048165.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:28:40 CDT

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LAPD officers now on patrol with body cameras http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33034257.html#storylink=rss First cameras being used in San Fernando Valley

7,000 will be handed out over next several months

LA will be largest city using device on a wide scale

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It’s back to Denali, but some McKinley supporters may be in denial http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article33016704.html#storylink=rss Ohio’s John Boehner, the speaker of the House, said he is ‘deeply disappointed’

Tribal, state leaders have sought change for 40 years, noting the significance of Denali to Alaska natives

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Rioters rampage against residence law in northeast India http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33073539.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:31:06 CDT By WASBIR HUSSAIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33073539.html American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article33075594.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:31:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article33075594.html In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32847519.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:26:07 CDT By JOSH LEDERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32847519.html Taiwan swipe card with porn star image sells out in 4 hours http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33078426.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:26:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33078426.html Japan could scrap Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33071145.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:21:08 CDT By MARI YAMAGUCHI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article33071145.html