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CORRECTED-EXPLAINER-What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits?

Aug 22 Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement.

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London Zoo launches its trickiest annual task - the weigh-in

LONDON, Aug 22 Bullfrogs, pythons and penguins were among creatures being coaxed onto the scales at London Zoo this week for the annual check on their weight and size.

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From drones to social media, big data helps confront more complex disasters in Asia

BANGKOK, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Technological innovations - from unique digital identies for drought-hit farmers to use of data from drones and social media - can better predict increasingly complex disasters in the Asia-Pacific region and limit their impact on vulnerable people, the United Nations said in a report on Thursday.

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The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns

HUMAITA, Brazil, Aug 22 There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.

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INSIGHT-How Brazil and Vietnam are tightening their grip on the world's coffee

SAO JOAO DA BOA VISTA, Brazil, Aug 22 A towering machine rumbles through the fields of Julio Rinco's farm in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, engulfing whole coffee trees and shaking free beans that are collected by conveyor belts in its depths.

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