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Crimea power blackout hits economy as workers stay home
Most of Crimea's two million people have been hit by the power cut. There are also some water shortages.
Anti-Russian activists were blamed for the cut. Russian forces annexed Crimea in March 2014, during Ukraine's crisis.
Public transport is still
Help for bomber
Paris attacker welcomed ashore in Greece and given help and clothes by French volunteers
Paris gripped by water poison fear
Scientists were carrying out tests on the city’s water supply after equipment used to guard against chemical products, including protective suits, was stolen from a Paris hospital.
Saudi Arabia declares all atheists are terrorists
Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according to a report from Human Rights Watch. In a string of royal decrees and an overarching new piece of legislation to deal with terrorism generally, the Saudi King
Rare sea turtle washes up in Nova Scotia
A rare sea turtle that washed ashore in Halls Harbour, N.S., is being nursed back to health after surviving in waters that are typically far too cold for the species.
Rarely seen in Oregon, blue whale carcass washes ashore
A 24-metre-long dead blue whale weighing over 100 tons washed ashore this week north of Gold Beach, Oregon. The emaciated whale was dead for about two weeks before it washed onto the sandy beach Monday 16 kilometres north of Gold Beach
Brazilian village buried in mudslide
At least two people were killed when two dams burst in rural Brazil last week, inundating a village in a sea of viscous, clay-red mud and tailings from a mine, officials said Friday. Many bodies may remain buried in mud that reached roof level, officials
Russia sends anti-aircraft missiles to Syria
The commander of the Russian Air Force says Russia has sent anti-aircraft missiles to Syria in order to safeguard its jets involved in airstrikes against militants in the war-battered Arab country.
California Cops Are Using These Biometric Gadgets in the Field
Law enforcement agencies around the country are increasingly embracing biometric technology, which uses intrinsic physical or behavioral characteristics—such as fingerprints, facial features, irises, tattoos, or DNA—to identify people, sometimes even inst
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