International News

Worst infestation in 30 years

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:36
Russian officials say the current locust plague is the most massive they've seen in more than 30 years. It's taking a major toll on the country's agricultural south. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
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Insect swarms, birds seen on weather radar

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:36
A locust swarm was recently detected on the Doppler radar in Texas. CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray explains what else the radar can detect.
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Swiss seize 8 suitcases of ivory bound for China

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:31
Swiss customs officials have seized around 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of elephant ivory destined for China in a random check on three Chinese passengers at Zurich Airport.
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MH370: Searches for debris on Reunion Island and beyond

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:13
The shoreline of Reunion Island in the western Indian Ocean is being scoured for more debris that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Five U.S.-trained Syrian rebels captured

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:07
The U.S. now believes five of the 60 Syrian rebels it trained and equipped have been captured by al Nusra in recent days and one rebel was killed, according to a senior defense official.
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World War II 'Dambusters' hero passes away

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:03
The last surviving pilot of the RAF's legendary "Dambusters" bomber squadron has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96.
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The island with 70 beaches and one huge volcano

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:52
Spain's only rainforest, exotic black-sand beaches, 50 native species of wildlife -- all on one island.
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Canadian pastor held in North Korea confesses to crimes

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:42
North Korea has released video footage of a Canadian pastor purportedly confessing before a Pyongyang church to committing crimes against the state.
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Newborn baby pulled alive from toilet in Beijing

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:37
Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday.
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Teen stabbed at parade is laid to rest

CNN World - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:34
Shira Banki, the high schooler fatally stabbed at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem, was laid to rest Monday, a day after Israel's Prime Minister called on his people to "vigorously fight manifestations of hate."
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48 killed in floods in eastern India

CNN World - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 15:43
At least 48 people have been killed in recent days by severe flooding in eastern Indian that was set off by heavy rains, authorities said Monday.
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2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners

CNN World - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:36
This year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest received more than 17,000 entries from photographers around the world. See the judges' top picks.
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The week in 38 photos

CNN World - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:36
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Sweetwater’s Kensi Chowning goes up for one of her team-high 13 kills in Tuesday’s non-district...
Pictured are the girls who attended Sweetwater Middle School’s volleyball camp to improve their...
The high school football season officially began Monday, as Sweetwater football players reported to...

 

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