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Bird flu confirmed at Dutch, UK farms

Bird flu confirmed at Dutch, UK farms

THE HAGUE (Netherlands) — The Dutch government yesterday (Nov 16) banned the transport of poultry and eggs throughout the country after confirming an outbreak of bird flu at a...

Putin berated at summit, but unrepentant

Putin berated at summit, but unrepentant

BRISBANE — President Vladimir Putin weathered a barrage of criticism from world leaders at a summit in Australia, repeatedly facing them down with the same line — Russian troops...

Russia plans alternative version of Wikipedia

Russia plans alternative version of Wikipedia

MOSCOW — Russia plans to create its own version of Wikipedia to ensure its citizens have access to more “detailed and reliable” information about their country, the presidential...

Gallery: Why did the tiger cross the road?

Why did the tiger cross the road?

MONTEVRAIN — A tiger eluding scores of security forces near Disneyland Paris has apparently crossed a major highway and slinked past a gas station — and is still on the loose.

Vatican installing showers for homeless

Vatican installing showers for homeless

VATICAN CITY — Homeless people around the Vatican are getting more than just handouts from charitable passers-by. They’re getting a shower.

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