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UN climate summit enters final stretch

Rich and poor nations wrangled over the need for mandatory caps on greenhouse gases and ways to help the most vulnerable adapt to rising temperatures as a United Nations climate conference entered its crucial final week. Delegates and environmentalists said on Monday they were satisfied so far with the progress.

Indonesian jetliner crash kills 90

Rescuers found the smoldering wreckage of an Indonesian jetliner that crashed into mountains during a storm, and officials said 90 people were killed and that 12 survived the country's second major transportation disaster in days. The Boeing 737-400 sent out two distress signals half way through its two-hour flight on Monday from the main island of Java to Sulawesi.

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