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This Day in History: 1957 - BBC fools the nation

The BBC has received a mixed reaction to a spoof documentary broadcast this evening about spaghetti crops in Switzerland.The hoax Panorama programme, narrated by distinguished ... Full story

Offbeat: Woolly creatures join tourists in Louvre Museum

It’s not every day that you can stand in line at the Louvre Museum next to a flock of live sheep.But that’s what happened to ... Full story

THE BUZZ: H&M withdraws vest over anti-Semitism controversy

Fashion retailer H&M has pulled a vest from its shelves worldwide after accusations its design, which featured a menacing skull in the center of a ... Full story

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AUSTRALIA’s prime minister says he is hopeful a clue will emerge soon to narrow the hunt for Flight 370 as more objects are pulled from ... Full story

TURKEY: Erdogan faces critical local elections 


Millions of Turks were voting yesterday in municipal elections that will test the popularity of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hurt by allegations of corruption ... Full story

UKRAINE CRISIS: Kerry in Paris to meet with Lavrov after Obama, Putin phone call

After a week of travel in the Mideast, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry changed course and arrived in Paris Saturday for talks with his ... Full story

USA: Number of missing from mudslide drops to 30

The number of those believed missing following a deadly mudslide in Washington state has plummeted to 30 after many people were found safe, ... Full story

UK: At midnight hour, same-sex weddings legalized

Gay couples in Britain waited decades for the right to get married. When the opportunity came, it took just a few minutes to make history. ... Full story

This Day in History: 1959 - Dalai Lama escapes to India

The spiritual leader of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, has crossed the border into India after an epic 15-day journey on foot from the Tibetan capital, ... Full story

Offbeat: Man does C-section on dead porcupine, saves baby

A Maine man in search of a valuable mineral cut open a dead porcupine on the side of the road and unexpectedly pulled out its ... Full story

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