The Giraffe Is Now Vulnerable to Extinction Following Population Decline
The giraffe is now “vulnerable” to extinction following a population decline due to a slew of different human activities, according to a new report . The findings come as the...
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Burst Radiator Blamed for Deaths of 2 Sisters in the Bronx
Ibanez Ambrose, 2, and Scylee Vayoh Ambrose, 1, died in temporary housing for the homeless after being severely burned, the authorities said.
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All you need: A chat with Beatles expert Mark Lewisohn
NEW YORK - No matter how much you think you know about the Beatles, Mark Lewisohn probably knows more. Hundreds of books have been written about the band, but none with such...
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The Latest: Indonesia quake damaged thousands of homes
MEUREUDU, Indonesia - The Latest on a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday : 7:00 p.m. The spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster...
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NYC: Subway surfer misses platform, dies on tracks
The New York Police Department says the victim, an unidentified 14-year-old boy, was riding in between the cars of a southbound L train when he tried to jump onto the platform...
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Giants FB Nikita Whitlock reportedly has home vandalized
A Giant reportedly became the latest victim of the wave of hate crimes that has been sweeping through the tri-state area.
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The Jesus and Mary Chain Announce First New Album in 18 Years
The Jesus and Mary Chain haven't released a new album in 18 years. Last year, the band's Jim Reid said they were working on a new album , and last month Creation Records' Alan...
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Authorities: 10 NC men face federal dog-fighting charges
Federal authorities say 10 North Carolina men face charges involving dog fights in which as much as $100,000 was bet on a single match.
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Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors
Search for earthquake survivors that was halted at night by rain and blackouts resumed on 2nd day.
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Iraq parliament speaker calls for govt probe of Qaim airstrikes that ‘killed...
Iraqi parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri has called for a government inquiry into Wednesday's air strikes on the Islamic State-held town of Qaim located in Anbar province near...
Trump settles on Oklahoma's attorney general to lead EPA
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump confirmed on Thursday that he will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a global warming skeptic, to lead the...
Fayetteville police fatally shoot man with knife found standing over woman
A man was shot and killed by police Wednesday night after he lunged at officer with a knife inside a Fayetteville home, according to Interim Police Chief Anthony Kelly.
First U.S. Somali-American Lawmaker Says Taxi Driver ‘Called Me ISIS'
The first Somali-American lawmaker to be elected in the United States has said she was harassed by a taxi-cab driver after leaving a training day at the White House in...
FIFA boss Infantino wants ‘zero tolerance' of sex abuse in football
FIFA President Gianni Infantino says there needs to be "zero tolerance" of child abuse in football, promising to investigate how the sport's governing body can prevent it...
Boris Johnson accuses ally Saudi Arabia of ‘playing proxy wars' in Middle East
In a break of diplomatic convention, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has accused close ally Saudi Arabia of abusing Islam and acting as a “puppeteer” in proxy wars...
Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade
PARIS - Facing its worse winter pollution in a decade, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic restrictions. Paris city hall has barred half of all cars from traveling and...
Trump's choice for top China diplomat has long ties to Xi
DES MOINES, Iowa - It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a...
Rollback of truck safety rules may be just the beginning
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired...
Greeks stage nationwide strike and demonstrations
ATHENS, Greece - A nationwide 24-hour general strike called by unions against austerity measures disrupted public services across Greece on Thursday, while thousands marched in...