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Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises.

May 23, 2019 4:40 pm


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Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world's highest number of the animals.

May 23, 2019 12:40 pm


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Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network

Cuba's railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with...

May 23, 2019 11:50 am


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Ancient yeasts used to brew beer, mead

JERUSALEM – Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts...

May 23, 2019 1:00 am


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6 die in Indonesia riots; capital calm, leader says

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under...

May 23, 2019 1:00 am


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EU watching out for disinformation

LONDON – Fake news has evolved beyond the playbook used by Russian trolls in the U.S. election. As the European Union gears up for...

May 23, 2019 1:00 am


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North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant...

May 22, 2019 10:50 am


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Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two...

May 21, 2019 2:00 pm


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Macron says Bannon, Russians eroding Europe ahead of EU vote

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's...

May 21, 2019 12:50 pm


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Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US

State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help...

May 21, 2019 10:20 am


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Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests

North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the...

May 21, 2019 10:10 am


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Man rescued after scaling Eiffel Tower

PARIS – The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and...

May 21, 2019 1:00 am


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DNA tells love story 75 years after D-Day

LUDRES, France – After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope.

May 21, 2019 1:00 am


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WHO travel costs remain high

LONDON – The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking...

May 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Report: Iran ramps up uranium production

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. about Iran's atomic program,...

May 21, 2019 1:00 am