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Poaching decimates elephant and rhinos video Poaching decimates elephant and rhinos

As poaching decimates Africa's elephant and rhinos…

Wingsuit daredevils risk lives on film video Wingsuit daredevils risk lives on film

Wingsuiters have become an increasingly common sight…

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Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lake
Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lake

Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes.

Russia returns as No 1 threat
Russia returns as No 1 threat

Swathed in tight security in Newport and nearby Cardiff, Nato's 28 heads of state and government will map the future of…

Deadly explosion in Paris suburb
Deadly explosion in Paris suburb

An eight-year-old child and two women were killed and up to five people, including several children, were feared buried…

Three dead and hundreds injured in Islamabad protests
Three dead and hundreds injured in Islamabad protests

The head of Pakistan's armed forces is this morning due to meet with senior commanders after the clashes in the capital…

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Saturday, September 6

Today is Saturday, September 6, the 249th day of 2014. There are 116 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this…

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) Country star Carrie Underwood and National Hockey League player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day…

Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) The Louisiana health department will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately…

Turks & Caicos police detain 82 Haitian migrants

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands (AP) Authorities in the Turks & Caicos Islands have intercepted a boat with 82 Haitian…

US attorney joins legal team for slain Jamaican

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) A U.S. civil rights lawyer says she is volunteering her time to help represent relatives of a Jamaican…

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

NEW YORK (AP) McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience…

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling…

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

NEW YORK (AP) McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience…

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

MILWAUKEE (AP) President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the U.S. minimum wage Monday in a buoyant…

Turkish president seeks 2-state deal in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Turkey's new president says his country will only approve of a deal to reunify Cyprus if it enshrines…

'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes. Marvel's…

Tropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico

MIAMI (AP) Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued…

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

LIMA, Peru (AP) Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine…

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

WASHINGTON (AP) A Marine Corps helicopter carrying 25 people crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued…

Family worries about detained missionary's health

SEATTLE (AP) The sister of an American missionary held for nearly two years in North Korea said Monday that she is worried…

Action-packed TV might make you snack more: Study

CHICAGO (AP) Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked…

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

CHICAGO (AP) Americans' eating habits have improved except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes…

Colombia negotiators downplay progress

HAVANA (AP) The guerrillas and government officials negotiating a possible end to Colombia's half-century-old civil war…

Uruguay: Guantanamo prisoner transfer not imminent

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) A plan to resettle six men held at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo in Uruguay is still being…

Colombia recovers archaeological gems from Spain

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Colombia has successfully recovered from Spain hundreds of priceless, pre-Colombian artifacts smuggled…

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Space

Five possible sites for comet landing
Five possible sites for comet landing

The European Space Agency (ESA) said it has drawn up a shortlist of five possible sites for carrying out the first-ever…

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Peacekeepers made daring escape
Peacekeepers made daring escape

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and coming under fire by Syrian…

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