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Quarter of all pigs worldwide could die from swine fever, animal health organization says
2019-10-31 18:10 UTC by USA TODAY
A die-off from African swine fever would spark global pig shortages, said Mark Schipp, president of the World Organization for Animal Health.
Islamic State group names new leader, confirms Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death
2019-11-01 02:35 UTC by USA TODAY
The announcement was reported by the Site Intelligence Group, which monitors the online content of extremist groups.
Evo Morales flees crisis-torn Bolivia
2019-11-12 17:42 UTC by AP Domestic
Evo Morales, who transformed Bolivia as its first indigenous president, was flying to exile in Mexico after weeks of violent protests. (Nov. 12)
Everything is at stake for Hong Kong. Here’s why.
2019-11-12 16:40 UTC by USA TODAY
Thousands of protestors in Hong Kong have taken to the streets fighting for their right to remain independent from China. Here’s what’s at stake.
Rare fanged mouse deer caught on camera for first time in 30 years
2019-11-12 16:35 UTC by USA TODAY
The rare silver-backed chevrotain, commonly known as the Vietnamese mouse deer, was spotted for the first time in 30 years.
This shy, tiny ‘mouse deer’ was lost for almost 30 years. Researchers just captured images of it
2019-11-12 18:49 UTC by USA TODAY
The silver-backed chevrotain, or Vietnamese mouse deer, has been recorded in the wild for the first time in almost 30 years, conservationists say.
51 children injured in chemical attack at Chinese kindergarten after man sprays caustic soda
2019-11-12 15:30 UTC by USA TODAY
Fifty-one children and three teachers were hurt in the sodium hydroxide attack in the city of Kaiyuan in Yunnan Province, Xinhua News Agency reported.
Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home
2019-11-12 13:38 UTC by USA TODAY
The Israeli strike killed Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife, setting off a furious barrage of dozens of rocket attacks reaching as far as Tel Aviv.
Taliban to free American, Australian hostages in prisoner swap, Afghan president says
2019-11-12 18:18 UTC by USA TODAY
The Taliban kidnapped American Kevin King in 2016, along with Timothy Weeks, an Australian national, outside the American University of Afghanistan.
Missing for 75 years, WWII submarine found after translation error discovered
2019-11-11 19:11 UTC by USA TODAY
The USS Grayback, a World War II sub, sank in February 1944 and had been missing ever since. A team of explorers just found it off the coast of Japan.
Deadly ambush in Mexico leaves La Mora community torn: Do they stay or leave?
2019-11-11 19:28 UTC by Arizona Republic
After an ambush that killed nine people, families from the La Mora community are considering whether to leave or stay in northern Mexico.
10 more bodies found at mass grave near US-Mexico border, bringing total to 58, officials say
2019-11-10 21:04 UTC by Arizona Republic
Forty-two bodies were initially discovered in a mass grave near the beach resort town approximately 200 miles from Phoenix.
Germany celebrates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall
2019-11-09 21:12 UTC by USA TODAY
From 1961 until 1989 the Berlin Wall prevented people from East Berlin fleeing into West Berlin.
‘No wall can’t be broken down’: Germany marks 30 years since collapse of the Berlin Wall
2019-11-09 22:31 UTC by USA TODAY
Chancellor Angela Merkel says history proves that barriers to freedom cannot stand as she and Germany mark 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
‘Hugs, not bullets’: Mexican security strategy increasingly scrutinized in wake of massacre
2019-11-10 20:27 UTC by USA TODAY
The Mexican president’s approach to battling crime and violence has come under criticism as U.S. politicians talk of military intervention.
Haitians seek medical help from U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort
2019-11-08 22:53 UTC by USA TODAY
The hospital ship comes as violent demonstrations and street barricades have led several hospitals across the country to run out of medical supplies.
Bolton’s lawyer says the ex-Trump adviser knows of undisclosed Ukraine meetings, conversations
2019-11-08 20:27 UTC by USA TODAY
One day after John Bolton failed to appear voluntarily before the House impeachment panel, his lawyer hints that Bolton could be a star witness.
Researchers didn’t think humans attacked woolly mammoths – until they uncovered a trap in Mexico
2019-11-08 21:46 UTC by USA TODAY
Woolly mammoth bones found in Mexico prove that hunters actually attacked the mammal, instead of waiting for them to die
A dozen striking photos show how the Berlin Wall actually fell in 1989
2019-11-08 16:34 UTC by USA TODAY
Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the barrier that divided West Berlin from East from 1961 to 1989.
LeBaron family mourns killed relatives as Mexico officials search for gunmen
2019-11-08 14:25 UTC by USA TODAY
LeBaron family members visited the site where their relatives where ambushed and killed in Mexico. Mexican law enforcement’s investigation is ongoing.