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  • California wildfires destroy 10 homes
    Two_california_wildfires_destroy_10_homes 2014-07-28 06:14:27 UTC
    <strong>Two fast-moving wildfires in California have destroyed 10 homes and have forced the evacuation of hundreds more, US officials say.</strong> In the Sacramento region, a fire has spread to cover an area of about 4,000 acres, while another...
  • Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone escaped patient dies
    Ebola_outbreak-_sierra_leone_escaped_patient_dies 2014-07-26 22:32:39 UTC
    A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials have told the BBC. Her family had forcibly removed her from a public hospital on Thursday. Since February, ...
  • Kids, guns and the American way
    American_way-diaalnews.com 2014-07-25 20:42:21 UTC
    In February, a nine-year-old Arkansas boy called Hank asked his uncle if he could head off on his own from their remote camp to hunt a rabbit with his .22 calibre rifle. “I said all right,” recalled his uncle Brent later. “It wasn’t a concern. Som...
  • India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth
    15657_india_doctors_remove_232_teeth_from_boy's_mouth-diaalnews.com 2014-07-24 20:40:01 UTC
    Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation. Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right jaw, Dr Sunanda Dhiware, head of Mumbai's JJ Hospital's dental department, told the...
  • Just be happy: Old Man Throws Down Crutches to dance
    Old_man_throws_down_crutches_to_dance-diaalnews.com 2014-07-22 06:18:32 UTC
    If you think all the fun ends once you get to a certain age, you're wrong. An old man with crutches has proven through an awesome video (seriously, it's amazing) that age is nothing but a number, and if you want to express yourself with a dance b...
  • Why is Rumi the best-selling poet in the US?
    Rumi-diaalnews.com 2014-07-19 16:29:37 UTC
    <strong>This 807-year-old Persian mystic and dervish has a massive following in the US and around the world. Jane Ciabattari explains his enduring influence.</strong> The ecstatic poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi mas...
  • World celebrates 1st Mandela Day since icon´s death
    Nelson-mandela-diaalnews.com 2014-07-18 06:17:02 UTC
    JOHANNESBURG: People around the world celebrating "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader´s death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday. For the past five years millions have volunt...
  • Facts: More Guns, More Mass Shootings
    Untitled_2 2014-07-17 21:28:03 UTC
    In the fierce debate that always follows the latest mass shooting, it's an argument you hear frequently from gun rights promoters: If only more people were armed, there would be a better chance of stopping these terrible events. This has plausibil...
  • Qatari Soccer move to Europe
    Qatari_soccer_move_to_europe-diaalnews.com 2014-07-15 17:08:34 UTC
    EUPEN, Belgium — In the southeast corner of Belgium, there is a town of about 20,000 that is known, to the extent it is known at all, as a key battleground during the Battle of the Bulge and, more recently, as the center of the tiny slice of this ...
  • Bully wildfire and marijuana cultivation in California
    E1d96819-cdd3-461f-a6ce-6d8864fc62e0-620x372 2014-07-13 15:18:01 UTC
    A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned more than 4.5 square miles of forested land in northern California. The man, whose name was given as Freddie Alexander Smoke II...
  • 'Forgotten' US smallpox vials found in cardboard box
    _76132856_76132808 2014-07-09 06:54:50 UTC
    The virus, believed dead, was located in six freeze-dried and sealed vials, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is said to be the first time unaccounted-for smallpox has been discovered in the US. The diseas...
  • Tips are not optional, they are how waiters get paid in America
    Applebees_receipt_460 2014-07-09 06:34:25 UTC
    I was a waitress at Applebee's restaurant in Saint Louis. I was fired Wednesday for posting a picture on Reddit.com of a note a customer left on a bill. I posted it on the web as a light-hearted joke. This didn't even happen at my table. The no...
  • USA is determined to build on the team’s success
    Us_soccer-fans-diaalnews.com 2014-07-02 18:41:56 UTC
    USA detect World Cup legacy and the US Soccer Federation is determined to build on the team’s success. On paper, the outcome was no different than it had been four years previously. The USA, just as they did at the last World Cup in South Afric...
  • Soul legend Bobby Womack dies at 70
    Bobby_womack-diaalnews.com 2014-06-28 06:43:04 UTC
    Bobby Womack, who has died aged 70, was one of the great soul singers, who, in a professional career that lasted nearly six decades, worked closely with leading musicians ranging from Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett and Sly Stone to Damon A...
  • Puerto Rico: Tropical Tax Haven for America's Super-Rich
    Puerto_rico_old_san_juan-diaalnews.com 2014-06-27 18:57:51 UTC
    It’s 2 a.m. at the La Factoria bar in Puerto Rico’s Old San Juan, a hipster joint with a sagging couch, tile floors, and Christmas lights that wouldn’t be out of place in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg. While Get Lucky plays, tipsy couples slink out the ...
  • Alleged BA mixup sent US couple to Grenada instead of Granada
    The-alhambra-in-granada-s-011 2014-06-25 22:59:42 UTC
    An American couple are suing British Airways claiming the airline ruined their holiday by booking them tickets to Grenada in the Caribbean instead of Granada, Spain. Edward Gamson and Lowell Canaday, from Washington DC, say they wanted to trave...
  • Michael Schumacher's 'medical records' offered for sale
    Url 2014-06-24 06:22:21 UTC
    Medical notes purported to be those of retired Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher have been stolen and are being offered for sale, according to his management. It issued a statement warning against the purchase and publication of the...
  • WHO: Ebola deaths pass 300 in West Africa
    Diaalnews 2014-06-19 05:34:38 UTC
    The number of people killed by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has risen to 337, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. Fourteen deaths and 47 new cases were reported across the region over the last week, it added. Guinea is wor...
  • We should follow a diet like cavepeople
    Cavepeople-diaalnews.com 2014-06-18 06:14:35 UTC
    We know modern convenience food can be unhealthy for us, but is reverting to a prehistoric diet the answer? Claudia Hammond examines the evidence. They didn’t eat pizzas or curry. Not a single slice of cake would have passed their lips. They hu...
  • How Doctor Zhivago was saved
    Doctor_zhivago-diaalnews.com 2014-06-13 08:18:54 UTC
    US smuggled banned book to readers in Soviet Union after British spy managed to photograph Pasternak's original text. British intelligence played a vital role in smuggling copies of Boris Pasternak's banned novel Doctor Zhivago to Soviet reader...
  • World's oldest cat dies aged 24
    World's_oldest_cat_poppy_dies_aged_24_in_bournemouth 2014-06-11 17:21:17 UTC
    Poppy the cat, who was officially recognised as the world's oldest after making it to the age of 24, has died. The tortoiseshell was born in February 1990 and was officially recognised by Guinness World Records in May. Poppy, who has lived t...
  • Hillary Clinton's new book: A foundations for a potential presidential run
    Clinton-diaalnews.com 2014-06-10 21:39:48 UTC
    Hillary Clinton launched her memoir, Hard Choices, on Tuesday, laying the foundations for a potential presidential run with a carefully crafted self-portrait of a battle-hardened politician who has bounced back from her bruising defeat in 2008 arm...
  • Languages: Why we must save dying tongues
    Brain-diaalnews.com 2014-06-08 07:55:12 UTC
    <h3>Hundreds of our languages are teetering on the brink of extinction, and as Rachel Nuwer discovers, we may lose more than just words if we allow them to die out.</h3>Tom Belt, a native of Oklahoma, didn’t encounter the English language until he...
  • Injured Ribery out of France's Brazil World Cup 2014
    Franckribery-diaalnews.com 2014-06-07 06:22:01 UTC
    France coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday that 31-year-old winger Ribery would not take part in the World Cup after being unable to shake off a back injury. "It was this morning, before even he could join team training, in a training session -...
  • World's biggest greenhouse gas emitter may cap emissions
    China-emitter-diaalnews.com 2014-06-03 17:58:34 UTC
    China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, will limit its total emissions for the first time by the end of this decade, according to a top government advisor. He Jiankun, chairman of China's Advisory Committee on Climate Change, told a ...