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2 people diagnosed with the plague in China

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Two people in China were diagnosed with the plague, also known as Black Death, setting off a panic in the country.Read more

Grieving son builds 20,000 light Christmas display to honor deceased dad

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John Pickering, who died suddenly from a heart attack in July, always wanted things as 'Christmassy' as possible, his son says.Read more

Special South African gin is infused with elephant dung

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The makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal's excrement is no gimmick.Read more


Afghanistan seeks American teacher's freedom by releasing 3 Taliban

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The hope is the insurgents release an American identified as Kevin King and an Australian, both held since 2016.Read more

Valued at $66 million so far, cocaine keeps washing up on beaches in France

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They've closed many beaches in an effort to protect the public from the dangerous packages.Read more

Online video shows Hong Kong police shooting protester

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Online video showed a police officer collaring one protester and then shooting another who approaches in a video posted on Facebook by video outlet Cupid Producer.Read more

Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

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Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic attended Saturday's ceremony at Bernauer Strasse, where one of the last parts of the Berlin Wall...Read more

2 dead, dozens injured as Australia wildfires raze homes

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Wildfires razing Australia's drought-stricken east coast have left two people dead and several missing, more than 30 injured and over 150 homes destroyed, officials said...Read more

No coalition troops hurt in rocket attack at Iraq base

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A barrage of Katyusha rockets targeted an Iraqi air base that houses American troops south of the city of Mosul on Friday, officials said. No members of the U.S.-led...Read more


Car seats in Italy must have alarms so kids aren’t forgotten

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Italy is requiring parents of young children to equip car seats with alarm devices so tots aren’t forgotten by absent-minded adults.Read more

Doctors find family of cockroaches in man's ear

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Doctors in China said they found a family of cockroaches in a 24-year-old man’s hearing canal, according to the New York Post.Read more