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Dog named Magic found alive two days after brick wall collapses on him

"They say men don’t cry, but I was so happy, I was crying," his owner said after the dog was discovered in the rubble.

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Cajun Navy Replaces S Carolina Boy Scout Troop's Stolen Gear

A South Carolina Boy Scout troop discovered its trailer holding thousands of dollars' worth of camping gear was stolen, and the Louisiana Cajun Navy stepped in to help. WLTX-TV reports an assistant scoutmaster with Gilbert Troop 60, Rocky Sharpe, says it was devastating to learn the trailer was stolen over the weekend. A Facebook video posted ...

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Trilobites: With Piranha-Like Teeth, This Prehistoric Predator Never Bit Off More Than It Could Chew

A fossil discovered in southern Germany is the earliest known flesh-eating bony fish.

Bodies of 11 babies found in closed funeral home

The remains were discovered hidden above the ceiling in a cardboard box and casket.

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Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori arrested

Keiko Fujimori, who leaders the opposition in the Peruvian congress, is arrested on bribery charges.

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Peru Opposition Leader Keiko Fujimori Is Arrested in Corruption Inquiry

The arrest of Ms. Fujimori, whose father ruled the country in the 1990s, called into question the future of the political family and their populist ...

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Peru court reverses ex-president Alberto Fujimori's pardon

Alberto Fujimori, sentenced to 25 years for human rights abuses in 2009, was pardoned last December. /
‘Noooo, another Black person’: Wealthy bankers wife faces lawsuit for firing sitter after racist text

The wife of a wealthy British banker is being sued by her former nanny after accidentally sending her a racist text and then firing her out of fear that she would seek revenge on their children. According to The Daily Mail, when Lynsey Plasco-Flaxman discovered that her new nanny was a Black woman, she thought […] The post ‘Noooo, ...

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DC Fashion Week Features International Hybrid Designs

Fashion designer Ellen London uses textiles from all over the world in her designs, sometimes mixing them — combining a Thai fabric, for example — with one from the U.S. Appalachian region. “I believe that textiles and fashion have an idea to teach people about understanding and connection of different cultures through fabric,” London told VOA ...

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Neighbors Refer Venezuela to Criminal Court in ‘Historic’ Rebuke

Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru have urged the International Criminal Court to investigate abuses in Venezuela. Here’s what ...

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UN Court Asked to Probe Venezuela; Maduro Defiant

Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes ...

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Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia

The rare copperhead was discovered in a garden in Virginia and is unlikely to survive in the wild.

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Imprisoned suffragette letter discovered

A previously unknown letter gives a first-hand account from the first suffragette to be jailed.

Crime-ridden Mexican state is storing unclaimed bodies in a refrigerated truck

Two weeks after residents of Tlaquepaque, Mexico began complaining about a terrible smell coming from a local warehouse, they discovered the reason for the odor was a refrigerated truck with 150 unclaimed bodies inside.

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