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Colombian drug cartel put  $70K bounty on this dog

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – This is the story of a drug dog with a bounty on its head. Sombra, a six-year-old German shepherd, has helped Colombia’s police detect more than 2,000 kilos of cocaine hidden in suitcases, boats and large shipments of fruit. But as the dog sniffs her way toward record cocaine interdictions, she […]

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Blood moon dazzles star gazers worldwide

The so-called “blood moon,” when it turnsw a deep red, was visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon lined up perfectly, casting Earth’s shadow on the moon. The total eclipse lasted 1 hour and 43 minutes, with the entire event lasting closer to four […]

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NoKor returns US war remains

A US military aircraft flew the remains of American servicemen out of North Korea on Friday, a move hailed by the White House as a “positive” step for the fragile detente between the two rivals. The return of the remains — on the 65th anniversary of the end of the Korean War — marks the […]

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1,820 children reunited after border split

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the US-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long wait for anguished families. The federal government was under a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their […]

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Facebook’s record fall

Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took a more than $15 billion hit on Thursday, as the social media company suffered the biggest one-day wipeout in US stock market history a day after executives forecast years of lower profit margins. At least 16 brokerages cut their price targets on Facebook after Chief Financial […]

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Cult members executed

Several members of a cult that carried out a deadly 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo’s subway were executed on Thursday, Japanese media said, weeks after the group’s leader was hanged. Public broadcaster NHK said at least two members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult had been executed on Thursday, while other media did not specify a […]

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