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8 suitcases of elephant ivory bound for China seized in Zurich

1 hour 20 min ago
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.
Categories: International News

World War II 'Dambusters' hero passes away

1 hour 21 min ago
The last surviving pilot of the RAF's legendary "Dambusters" bomber squadron has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96.
Categories: International News

The island with 70 beaches and one huge volcano

2 hours 32 min ago
Spain's only rainforest, exotic black-sand beaches, 50 native species of wildlife -- all on one island.
Categories: International News

Italian police arrest 11 suspected of Mafia ties

4 hours 58 min ago
Using coded messages and meet-ups in isolated rural spots, a network of supporters has helped alleged Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro -- on the lam for years -- run his criminal empire.
Categories: International News

Canadian pastor held in North Korea confesses to crimes

5 hours 42 min ago
North Korea has released video footage of a Canadian pastor purportedly confessing before a Pyongyang church to committing crimes against the state.
Categories: International News

Zimbabwe: Another U.S. man connected to illegal hunting

5 hours 43 min ago
Three days after demanding the extradition of a Minnesota dentist in connection with the killing of an iconic lion in Zimbabwe, the country has named another American in connection with an allegedly illegal hunt.
Categories: International News

Newborn baby pulled alive from toilet in Beijing

5 hours 48 min ago
Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday.
Categories: International News

Floods kill at least 178 people across India

5 hours 48 min ago
At least 178 people have been killed in recent days by flooding across India, authorities said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

MH370: Searches for debris on Reunion Island and beyond

5 hours 49 min ago
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.
Categories: International News

Teen stabbed at parade is laid to rest

5 hours 51 min ago
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."
Categories: International News

48 killed in floods in eastern India

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 14:43
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.
Categories: International News

2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:36
This year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest received more than 17,000 entries from photographers around the world. See the judges' top picks.
Categories: International News

The week in 38 photos

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:36
Categories: International News
BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox on Sunday placed right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello on the 15-...
PAWTUCKET – The weekend news of Larry Lucchino stepping down as president and CEO of the...
WOONSOCKET — A squirrel is being fingered as the culprit for a power outage that struck parts of Woonsocket early...
BURRILLVILLE — A group of town residents today picketed at the entrance of Spectra's fracked gas compressor station in...
FOSTER — The state's biggest accordion festival is also its most intimate and charming. Hosted every August for the...

 

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