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    BEIJING (Reuters) - Severe drought and scorching heat has damaged over a million hectares of farmland in China's Henan and Inner Mongolia provinces, with no immediate relief in sight, state news agency Xinhua reported.Henan in central China is experiencing its worst drought in 40 years with precipitation at less than half of normal levels, the agency said. Some 900,000 hectares of crops have been damaged, it said.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-rt-us-china-drought-agriculture-20140728,0,5331592.story

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