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Britain's River Thames on flood alert

Britain's River Thames on flood alert Tue, 11 Feb, 2014

Waterlogged British towns on the River Thames prepared Monday for days of new flooding, with officials issuing 14 more warnings as the fabled river burst its banks about 30 kilometers upstream of London.
Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with glittering ceremony

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with glittering ceremony Sat, 08 Feb, 2014

The official 16-day competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics begins Saturday when gold medals in five sports will be contested.
US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flights

US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flights Thu, 06 Feb, 2014

The United States has issued a warning to airports and to some airlines flying to Russia for the Olympics to watch for toothpaste tubes that could hold ingredients to make a bomb on a plane, a senior US security official said.
Indonesian volcano eruption claims lives after villagers allowed to return

Indonesian volcano eruption claims lives after villagers allowed to return Sun, 02 Feb, 2014

An Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months has witnessed a major eruption, killing at least 16 people, officials say.
Oxfam: Richest 1% own nearly half of world's wealth

Oxfam: Richest 1% own nearly half of world's wealth Wed, 22 Jan, 2014

The human rights group Oxfam says the wealth of the world's 85 richest people equals that of the poorer half of the more than 7 billion people in the world.
First H5N1 bird flu death in North America confirmed in Canada

First H5N1 bird flu death in North America confirmed in Canada Thu, 09 Jan, 2014

Canadian health authorities say the first avian flu death in North America, in the western plains province of Alberta, of a patient who had just returned from China. 
Russian, Chinese ships free from Antarctic ice

Russian, Chinese ships free from Antarctic ice Wed, 08 Jan, 2014

Reports from Antarctica say a Chinese icebreaker and a Russian research vessel broke free from thick ice on Tuesday, with both vessels moving toward open waters.
First legal commercial Key West–Cuba flight in 50 years lands in Havana

First legal commercial Key West–Cuba flight in 50 years lands in Havana Tue, 31 Dec, 2013

The first commercial passenger flight from Key West to Cuba in more than 50 years has landed in Havana, capping several years of efforts to reunite the two islands, though regular air service still appeared a distant prospect.
Twenty dead after refugee boat sinks on way to Australia

Twenty dead after refugee boat sinks on way to Australia Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

A boat carrying asylum seekers to Australia, most of them from the Middle East, has sunk off the Indonesian coast killing at least 21 people, Indonesian television reported on Friday. 
United Airlines sells 'free' tickets on website

United Airlines sells 'free' tickets on website Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

United Airlines will honor tickets sold for free or close to it for a brief period on Thursday after a human accidentally entered a wrong number.
Canadian woman arrested in Colombia for smuggling drugs in fake pregnant belly

Canadian woman arrested in Colombia for smuggling drugs in fake pregnant belly Thu, 12 Sep, 2013

A Canadian woman who used a fake pregnant stomach to smuggle two kilograms of cocaine has been arrested Wednesday at Bogota airport by Colombian police.
Google loses appeal in US street view case

Google loses appeal in US street view case Wed, 11 Sep, 2013

Google has lost its appeal against a federal lawsuit which accuses the company of violating a wiretap law when it accidentally collected personal data from households while building its Street View program.
200,000 from 140 countries apply for one-way ticket to Mars

200,000 from 140 countries apply for one-way ticket to Mars Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

More than 200,000 people from 140 countries have applied to go to Mars and never return, the group behind an ambitious venture to colonise the inhospitable red planet says.

At least 43 dead in Guatemala bus crash Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

At least 43 people have been killed and 40 others injured after a bus carrying scores of passengers plunged down a steep cliff in western Guatemala.
Diana Nyad near end of Cuba to Florida attempt

Diana Nyad near end of Cuba to Florida attempt Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is approaching Florida, on her fifth attempt to become the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.
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