A homemade explosive device exploded in a Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, near the rally of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff supporters, local media reported.
(Reuters) - Florida health officials on Tuesday said they were investigating three new Zika virus cases likely stemming from local mosquito bites in Miami-Dade County, including two cases outside of the known areas of active transmission.
Voting rights advocates charge that local election boards are staging an end run around a federal court ruling by writing rules that discourage African-American voters.
The town of Lillooet, British Columbia, was abuzz last week when a local fishing guide and his clients caught a legendary fish that has been talked about in the region for decades. Nick McCabe, 19, a guide with River Monster Adventures...Show More Summary
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Since announcing the first locally transmitted case on Saturday, health officials have uncovered dozens of Zika cases in Singapore without links to travel. Continue reading ? The post 82 cases of Zika emerge from Singapore’s local outbreak in less than a week appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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The continued warm August weather seems to have taken its toll on news anchors’ sanity. That’s the only logical conclusion one can take from News Be Funny’s monthly roundup of the worst in local, national, and international telejournalism. Show More Summary
BRASILIA, Aug 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At an elementary school in Brazil’s capital, students are not too concerned about who has produced their food as they tuck into an afternoon snack of pineapple and watermelon. Nevertheless,...Show More Summary
Fragrance ads have gotten pretty formulaic over the years. No disrespect meant, but you can basically guarantee that you'll view a predictably gorgeous model wearing a gorgeous gown in a gorgeous locale (a mansion carved from marble, a pristine beach, or outer space would all work), then wait for her to whisper the scent's name at the very end. Show More Summary
Responding to complaints from gun-rights advocates pushing for greater access to public buildings, the Texas attorney general has sued a southeast Texas county that tried to ban guns from its courthouse. “A local government cannot be allowed to flout Texas’s licensed carry laws, or any state law,...
Ronald Read, a janitor whose simple lifestyle and lucky investments earned him $8 million, left $1.2 million to his local library when he died in 2014.
A senior member of Egypt's Wilayat Sinai terrorist group was killed in an Egyptian army drone strike, local media said Tuesday.
A total of 13 people including 10 firefighters were injured as a result of a fire in two buildings currently under construction in the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi, local media reported Tuesday.
R&B star Chris Brown’s house is surrounded by police waiting for him to give it up. Jezebel reported that the singer and dancer’s residence has been surrounded by police since about 3 a.m. local time after an unnamed woman ran out of the house to call the police and tell them she was in danger. [...]
In the latest Google Maps beta, Google has included a new feature that is currently only available to Google Local Guides rated level 4 and higher. That new feature is lists, which is pretty self-explanatory, but could also be really, really useful for heavy Maps users. Show More Summary
470,000 were recommended to evacuate after the Lionrock typhoon struck in the Japanese Tohoku region in northeast, according to local media.
Jay Mathews has been covering local education for the Washington Post since 1996. Alexander Russo asked him what his biggest mistake has been in those past 20 years: I think my major mistake was giving too much credit to the jump in achievement scores and the appointment of new principals under Michelle Rhee in the DC schools. Show More Summary
More screens here Discover the beautiful floating islands of Windscape: Sent out by your parents to run an errand to deliver goods the local blacksmith in Sky Harbor, our adolescent heroine is not aware that the journey of a true adventuress has just started. Show More Summary
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