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Narsaq, a town of 1,200 in southern Greenland, sits near the Kvanefjeld project, one of two major rare earth mineral deposits in Greenland. The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources that the U.S. has labeled as essential to national defense.

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The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources that the U.S. has labeled as essential to national defense.

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Scientists have come to realize that flu vaccines are less effective for people who are overweight or obese. Now researchers are trying to figure out why and hope to develop better vaccines.

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The elections are seen as a referendum on popular support for anti-government protests that are now in their sixth month. Record numbers of people have voted.

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The 86-year-old justice was hospitalized on Friday. In a statement Sunday, the Supreme Court said Ginsberg is now home and "doing well."

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The talks took place near the time Giuliani and two of his associates were trying to push U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch out of her post in Kyiv. She was recalled from her post in May.

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Major rallies started on Thursday as demonstrators are "angry over a great big long list of issues." President Iván Duque is trying to get a grip on the unrest by announcing a "national dialogue."

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The vice president and second lady flew to an air base in Iraq to greet U.S. troops ahead of Thanksgiving. At the base Pence spoke with Iraq's prime minister by phone because of security concerns.

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The Solomon Islands and Kiribati recently established ties with China. Economic considerations are a key driver, but both nations also cite concerns about climate change as a reason for the decision.

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