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Chinese travelers head for the wilderness

[2019-10-09 07:54]

Chinese holidaymakers are becoming increasingly adventurous and would sooner set off on a wilderness excursion than spend time shopping or exploring cities, a survey from Scotland's tourism authority reveals.

3 get Nobel Medicine Prize for learning how cells sense oxygen

[2019-10-08 08:00]

The 2019 Nobel Prize for research in physiology or medicine will be awarded to scientists Peter J. Ratcliffe of Britain and Americans William G. Kaelin and Gregg L. Semenza "for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability".

New whistleblower may give Democrats fresh leads

[2019-10-08 08:00]

WASHINGTON - US House Democrats leading an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine may have fresh information to work with after a new whistleblower stepped forward with what the person's lawyer says is firsthand knowledge of key events.

Police look for 2 men in Kansas shooting that killed 4

[2019-10-08 08:00]

KANSAS CITY, Kansas - Two men opened fire inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, early on Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others in a shooting believed to have stemmed from an earlier dispute, police said.

Macron pours cold water on Johnson's proposals

[2019-10-08 08:00]

The prospect of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed Brexit divorce deal being rubber-stamped by the European Union faded on the weekend when the French president said it needed an overhaul to stand any chance of success.

Bluntest warning delivered on climate

[2019-10-08 08:00]

Humanity has been given its starkest warning yet that the planet is in serious trouble.

Prince sues UK tabloids over hacking allegations

[2019-10-08 08:00]

Britain's Prince Harry has taken legal action against the publishers of the Daily Mirror and The Sun newspapers over phone-hacking claims.

Bows, arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon's Tembe tribe

[2019-10-08 08:00]

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil - They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside thatch-roof huts.

Killings of homeless men shake New York's Chinatown

[2019-10-08 08:00]

The deadly bludgeoning of four homeless men while they slept in Manhattan's Chinatown has startled the city. A fifth victim was left in a critical condition.

Socialists get another run in Portugal

[2019-10-08 08:00]

LISBON - Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists won a general election marked by low turnout on Sunday after presiding over solid economic growth following years of austerity.

Malaysia orders $100m in fines in 1MDB probe

[2019-10-08 08:00]

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's anti-graft agency on Monday ordered 80 people and groups to pay fines totaling about $100 million for allegedly receiving funds from the 1MDB state investment fund.

15 killed in Baghdad clashes as protests escalate

[2019-10-08 08:00]

BAGHDAD - Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters killed at least 15 people in an eastern Baghdad neighborhood, police and medics said on Monday, raising the toll from nearly a week of violence to at least 110 people.

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