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Loom bands fetch French couple $1m video Loom bands fetch French couple $1m

Loom bands -- colourful rubber bands woven together…

'Shell shock' tapestry for WWI centenary video 'Shell shock' tapestry for WWI centenary

An embroidered altar frontal has been reinstated in…

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Mystery 'lake' in Tunisian desert
Mystery 'lake' in Tunisian desert

A mysterious lake that appeared suddenly in the Tunisian desert has created an impromptu "beach" in the drought-ridden country. No…

US Ebola patients prepare for transfer
US Ebola patients prepare for transfer

Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.

The US 'tortured some folks' - Obama
The US 'tortured some folks' - Obama

The US tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the September 11, 2001 attacks, President Obama said.

Obama calls for release of soldier
Obama calls for release of soldier

A humanitarian truce in Gaza lay in tatters Saturday amid a new deadly wave of violence, which left 91 Palestinians dead…

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US aid workers headed to Atlanta for Ebola care

NEW YORK (AP) When two U.S. aid workers infected with Ebola arrive in Atlanta from Africa, they will be whisked into one…

Taiwan explosions probe focuses on petrochem firm

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Authorities in Taiwan's second-biggest city were focusing on a petrochemical firm Saturday in their…

US aid workers headed to Atlanta for Ebola care

NEW YORK (AP) When two U.S. aid workers sick with Ebola arrive in Atlanta from Africa, they will be whisked into one of…

Greek frigate returns after Libya evacuation

PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) A Greek navy frigate carrying embassy staff and nearly 200 people from Greece, China and other countries…

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

Two Americans who had been working to treat Ebola patients in Africa have been stricken by the disease. Officials say they…

Landslide blocks Nepal river; 8 people die

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) A massive landslide killed at least eight people and blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal, causing…

Justice delayed is pondered in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of…

Manny Roth, founder of Caf Wha?, dead at 94

Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage…

Tropical storm dumps rain in eastern Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean early Saturday morning as it unleashed…

Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

BEIJING (AP) Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive…

Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer…

Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment

NEW YORK (AP) Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola are being brought from West Africa for treatment in one…

Jewish man's hate crime case reopens wounds in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) Yitzhak Shuchat, a white member of a civilian patrol group, and Andrew Charles, the black son of a police…

Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

WASHINGTON (AP) What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot…

US cites 'outrageous,' 'barbaric' actions in Gaza

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration condemned "outrageous" violations of an internationally brokered Gaza cease-fire…

Congress backs Israel's Iron Dome missile defense

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Congress rushed through a $225 million bill to support Israel's missile defense system, with House…

Puerto Rico braces for rain from tropical storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Tropical Storm Bertha spun toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic early Saturday after…

Landslide blocks Nepal river; 6 people die

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) A massive landslide blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal and caused the water to form a lake…

New GPS satellite launched into space from US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) A new Global Positioning System satellite has been launched into space. An unmanned Atlas…

Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

BEIJING (AP) At least 65 people were killed Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that…

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Space

Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm
Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm

The New Zealand aerospace firm planning to launch a rocket to carry satellites into low earth orbit for a fraction of the…

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Syria

Isis attacks Syrian bases
Isis attacks Syrian bases

Isis has used military equipment seized from Iraq in its biggest challenge yet to Assad regime forces.

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