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Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95

Longtime civil-rights leader and former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died Thursday due to complications from a lung infection. He was 95 years old.

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Brazen Bird Steals Camera, Records Journey [VIDEO]

SYDNEY (AP) — A brazen bird has snatched a video camera that was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and took it on a 110-kilometer (70-mile) journey.

Wildlife rangers in Western Australia's remote Kimberley region released fascinating footage on Monday that reveals the sea eagle's caper

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Category: Animals, Videos, World News
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Christopher Columbus Was a Mass-Murdering Sociopath and Should Not Have His Own Holiday

Christopher Columbus was a sex-slaving murderous sociopath - and quite possibly the inadvertent father of the transatlantic slave trade - and should not have his own federal holiday.

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Man Crushed to Death by Grapes in Spain

 

MADRID (AP) — Emergency services say a man has died after being crushed by grapes during the annual harvest in the central Spanish wine producing region of Castilla-La Mancha.

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68th United Nations General Assembly Session Comes To End In New York
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United Nations to Back Syria Humanitarian Access

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say that Security Council members have agreed on a statement expressing alarm at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria and demanding immediate access for desperately needed aid.

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Giant Hornets Have Killed At Least 18 People in China

If you’re annoyed by those little mosquitoes buzzing around you then don't plan a trip to China anytime soon.

It seems that there have been reports in the last couple months about swarms of Asian Giant Hornets flying around stinging people, and when we say giant we mean GIANT (compared to your average hornet here in the states anyway)

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President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House
President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House (Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images)
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President Obama Asks Congress to Postpone Syria Vote [VIDEO]

President Obama again made his case for action against Syria in a speech from the East Room of the White House on Tuesday night while asking the House and Senate to put off a vote a vote on military action.

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Obama Looks to Diplomacy in Syria, With Military Action As Fallback Option

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's now a two-track strategy on Syria for President Barack Obama and his allies in Congress.

With Syria saying it supports a proposal that it give up control of its chemical weapons stockpiles, Obama is joining a call for the U

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