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In Sweden’s Arctic, Ice Atop Snow Leaves Reindeer Starving

KIRUNA, Sweden — Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountain top overlooking his reindeer in the Swedish arctic. “If we don’t find better areas for them...
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WikiLeaks’ Assange Gets 50 Weeks in Prison for Jumping Bail

LONDON — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apolog...