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South African elephant kills poacher, chases off hunters

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: An elephant has trampled a suspected poacher to death in South Africa's Kruger National Park, ...

As Covid infections, deaths rise, Moscow closing schools, businesses

MOSCOW, Russia: As Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began in 2020, beginning ...

4,000 pound sunfish is largest ever seen by experts

Autonomous Ceuta, Spain: A 4,000 pound sunfish was released after being caught in a fishing net off of autonomous Ceuta, ...

Russia, China hold naval patrol off Japan

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia and China have conducted their first-ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, the ...

Scientific data shows Vikings in Canada 500 years before Columbs

GRONINGEN, Netherlands: Scientists from the University of Groningen recently used a new dating technique and and referenced a past solar ...

Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

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Two deaths reported after using air freshener sold at Walmart

WASHINGTON D.C.: Walmart has pulled from its shelf an air freshener linked to two deaths.The first patient to get sick ...

U.S. stock markets continue higher, new record high for S&P 500

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks pushed Wall Street higher on Tuesday with the Standard and Poor's 500 setting ...

Two days of chaos as computer outage cripples Skywest flights

SEATTLE, Washington: Due to an "internal technical issue", believed to be a server outage, SkyWest, the regional airline which operates ...

Online ordering shut down by hackers at UK Tesco

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England: Hackers broke into retailer Tesco's computers on October 22 and 23, causing the website to cease ...

Tokyo stock market takes off, Nikkei 225 jumps 506 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with Japanese and Australian stocks rising in response to ...

Las Vegas hotel sells 11 Picassos for nearly $110m

Las Vegas, Nevada: Eleven Pablo Picasso paintings that have been displayed at a Las Vegas hotel for more than 20 ...