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The Hindenburg: A look back – from first flight to blazing inferno

May 5, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

A look back at the German airship Hindenburg from its construction and life aboard to that horrible night when it burst into flames on May 6, 1937.

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Wildlife-rich lagoon heavily polluted, threatened by building boom

May 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Florida’s Indian River Lagoon is plagued by oxygen-robbing algae and a surface dotted with thousands of dead fish, manatees, birds and other creatures.

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Gorgeous World Heritage sites you can visit

April 19, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

From natural wonders to architectural masterpieces, there are more than 1,000 spots on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list. Talk about travel goals

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France's Macron, Le Pen edge further ahead of Fillon, Melenchon in poll

April 17, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

French centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to top the voting in the first round of France’s presidential election ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, and their leads over conservative Francois Fillon and leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon have widened, a poll showed on Monday. The Elabe poll for magazine L’Express showed Macron winning 24 percent of the vote on Sunday, up from 23.5 percent the last time the survey was conducted a week ago.

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What Getting a Divorce Was Like Every Decade Since the 1900s

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20 of the world's most stunning theaters

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From time immemorial, people have gathered around campfires to regale one another with songs and stories.

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Clashes in Kashmir: Civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

March 28, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Three civilians were killed and 28 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted Tuesday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces that killed a rebel in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said.

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Photos of the day – March 26, 2017

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A man waves traditional daggers, or jambiyas, as he attends with supporters of the Houthi movement and Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, a rally to mark the two-year anniversary since the military intervention by a Saudi-led coalition, in Sanaa, Yemen; police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok, Russia; Balinese people carry giant effigies in the form of the devil, whose local name is “Ogoh-ogoh,â€� during a parade before Nyepi Day, the Balinese Day of Silence, marking the Balinese Hindu New Year in Gianyar, a regency in Bali, Indonesia. …

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Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?

March 25, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say a series of airstrikes carried out there in recent weeks by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State could have killed as many as 200 civilians, in what would be the highest civilian death toll in a US-led air campaign since the peak of the Iraq war. Iraqi rescue workers Saturday were combing through the rubble of a building where residents say as many as 137 civilians were killed in a single airstrike last week, in a part of the city now under coalition control, reported the Washington Post

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China denies reports of building on disputed shoal

March 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denied reports that China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea.

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