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Worst infestation in 30 years

CNN World - 3 hours 33 min ago
Russian officials say the current locust plague is the most massive they've seen in more than 30 years. It's taking a major toll on the country's agricultural south. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
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Insect swarms, birds seen on weather radar

CNN World - 3 hours 33 min ago
A locust swarm was recently detected on the Doppler radar in Texas. CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray explains what else the radar can detect.
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Swiss seize 8 suitcases of ivory bound for China

CNN World - 3 hours 38 min ago
Swiss customs officials have seized around 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of elephant ivory destined for China in a random check on three Chinese passengers at Zurich Airport.
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MH370: Searches for debris on Reunion Island and beyond

CNN World - 3 hours 56 min ago
The shoreline of Reunion Island in the western Indian Ocean is being scoured for more debris that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Locust swarms plague southern Russia

CNN World - 4 hours 2 min ago
Millions of locusts have descended on farmlands in southern Russia, devouring entire fields of crops and causing officials to declare a state of emergency in the region.
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Five U.S.-trained Syrian rebels captured

CNN World - 4 hours 2 min ago
The U.S. now believes five of the 60 Syrian rebels it trained and equipped have been captured by al Nusra in recent days and one rebel was killed, according to a senior defense official.
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World War II 'Dambusters' hero passes away

CNN World - 7 hours 6 min ago
The last surviving pilot of the RAF's legendary "Dambusters" bomber squadron has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96.
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The island with 70 beaches and one huge volcano

CNN World - 8 hours 17 min ago
Spain's only rainforest, exotic black-sand beaches, 50 native species of wildlife -- all on one island.
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Canadian pastor held in North Korea confesses to crimes

CNN World - 11 hours 27 min ago
North Korea has released video footage of a Canadian pastor purportedly confessing before a Pyongyang church to committing crimes against the state.
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Zimbabwe: Another U.S. man connected to illegal hunting

CNN World - 11 hours 28 min ago
Three days after demanding the extradition of a Minnesota dentist in connection with the killing of an iconic lion in Zimbabwe, the country has named another American in connection with an allegedly illegal hunt.
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Newborn baby pulled alive from toilet in Beijing

CNN World - 11 hours 32 min ago
Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday.
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Teen stabbed at parade is laid to rest

CNN World - 11 hours 35 min ago
Shira Banki, the high schooler fatally stabbed at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem, was laid to rest Monday, a day after Israel's Prime Minister called on his people to "vigorously fight manifestations of hate."
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