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Four weddings and a revolution: Love on the barricades in Ukraine

Love is blossoming amid the turmoil of Ukraine's anti-government protests. In the past ten days the frozen barricades of Kiev's protest camp have been the unlikely location for at least three proposals of marriage, and even one wedding. Activists have been camped out around Kiev' …

Indonesia volcano claims lives for the first time

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Everything is better with bacon...even love

With a bacon bouquet in hand, April Davila weds the bacon-loving man of her dreams, Craig Roush, who sports a bacon boutonnière, at the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Saturday Feb. 1, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Indonesia volcano claims lives for the first time

GRAPHIC WARNING: This post contains graphic images which some viewers may find disturbing. Reuters reports: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted and killed at least 11 people on the western island of Sumatra on Saturday, the first time it is known to have claimed a …

Ohio man's wish fulfilled as he is buried on motorcycle

The dying wish of an Ohio motorcycle aficionado that he be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson was fulfilled by his family -- although it wasn't easy. Billy Standley's body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, The Dayton Daily News reported. He …

Balloon's view from 25 miles up in Month in Space

Cameras captured the Grandville High School RoboDawgs' balloon floating through Earth's upper atmosphere during its ascent on Dec. 28, 2013. The Grandville RoboDawgs’ first winter balloon launch reached an estimated altitude of 130,000 feet, or about 25 miles, according to …

Lawmaker wears bulletproof vest to debate in Ukraine parliament

A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker wore a bulletproof vest to a debate in the country's parliament after expressing fears for her safety. Lesya Orobets, 31, represents the Fatherland Party of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. On the eve of the special parliamentary sess …

Stunning View of Sochi Arena Captured from Space

A satellite view shows Sochi's "coastal cluster" - the concentrated area of six arenas along the Black Sea that will be the hub of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. For the past eight years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has transformed the coastal landscape to suit the Winter Ga …

Hundreds of Palestinians marry in mass West Bank wedding

The Palestinian Authority hosted a mass marriage ceremony for 220 couples in the West Bank city of Jericho on Tuesday, and hopes to make this sort of "national wedding" an annual event. The PA gave each couple $4,000, an essential down payment for the new families' futures as ma …

Truck Slides Off Icy Alabama Road During Rare Winter Storm

A truck goes off the road into the median while trying to avoid another wrecked truck as snow begins to accumulate on I-65 on Tuesday, Jan. 28. in Clanton, Ala. A rare storm that left a slippery layer of ice and snow across a region unaccustomed to dealing with the wintry threat …

CSI Vatican: Scene of Pope blood heist revealed

Italian police have revealed the crime scene where thieves stole a vial of the late Pope John Paul II's blood. A reliquary containing the blood had been kept behind glass in the tiny church of San Pietro della Ienca, located in the mountainous Abruzzo region. The glass was smashe …

Afghan kids grow up in a foreign land

For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world’s largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afghans who have fled the repeated wars and fighting their country has undergone. Since the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, some 3.8 mil …

Fidel Castro surfaces in new photos with Argentine president

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez met with a frail-looking Fidel Castro on Sunday while in Cuba for a regional summit, posting pictures of the two smiling together on her Twitter account. Castro, who is rarely seen in public ever since delegating power to his brother Raul i …

Angry birds: Peace doves attacked after release at Vatican

That gull has some gall. Showing no respect for the Holy See at all, a group of other birds swept in and attacked two white doves that were released by children standing alongside Pope Francis on Sunday.

Mountain canvas: Artist paints in the snow

A television crew films the artwork "Snow Drawing" by Swiss artist Olaf Breuning in Gstaad, Switzerland, on Saturday. The piece is part of "Elevation 1049 - Between Heaven and Hell," a site-specific exhibition of Swiss artists.

Fighting with fire: Clashes resume in Ukraine

An anti-government protester (above) throws a Molotov cocktail towards riot police at the site of clashes in Kiev on Saturday. Demonstrators took to the streets on Nov. 21 after Ukraine shunned ties with the European Union in favor of a bond bailout from Russia. The protest …

Western drought leaves lakes well below normal levels

California Governor Jerry Brown last week declared a drought emergency, and the dry year of 2013 has left fresh water reservoirs with a fraction of their normal reserves, making it likely that California lawmakers will seek to halt the restoration of the San Joaquin River throu …

Where's the grass around here? Golfer stuck in Qatar rough

Johan Carlsson of Sweden plays the par five 18th hole during the second round of the Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club on Thursday.

Court to crowds: Bieber faces fans after bond set

Justin Bieber prepares to stand on his vehicle and face a crowd of fans after exiting from the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on Thursday in Miami, Fla. Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach po …

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