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. Cuban cigars for sale are on display at a hotel in Havana December 19, 2014.
Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos". Since U.S....
Zoo visitors tried to flee an attack from an angry chimpanzee who sent a man to the hospital on Saturday, only for some to risk themselves in crocodile-infested waters, said eyewitnesses.   About 30 visitors were...
AFP | Rolene Strauss, the newly crowned Miss World 2014, gives a speech upon her arrival at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on December 20, 2014
South Africa on Saturday welcomed home Miss World winner Rolene Strauss with wild cheers and ululation. Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo International Airport to greet Strauss after the 22-year-old medical student was...
© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened 28 people since November, officials said Friday. Listeria...
A woman lies in the grass reading a book and listening to music at Columbia University in New York, April 14, 2014.
The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The U.S. Education Department will rate institutions...


Abdullah Mohamed Hani Zaher, 23, hopes for a fair trail as state prosecutors build their case...

Travel features

While tourists enjoy the nature and the wonderful climate of Hurghada, their...
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 Looking to cut cravings? A recent study suggests the key may be attaining...
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AFP/File | Dementia costs the United States more than $159 billion a year, and that figure is expected to skyrocket in the coming years as the population ages, according to the researchers
Diabetes ages the mind about five years faster than normal, and those diagnosed...
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The elderly practicing rowing
You see a small boat from Al-Galaa Bridge. At first glance, they appear to be...
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AFP | British supermodel Naomi Campbell poses as she arrives at the launch of the Fashion For Relief Pop-Up at Westfield in London on November 27, 2014
British supermodel Naomi Campbell launched a pop-up fashion shop in east London...
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Members of Safe campaign raise kids' awareness of sexual harassment
Outside an elementary school, Sarah Aziz and her team-mates don blue uniforms...
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Architecture Interiors

Customs officers at Cairo airport have seized three ancient Coptic icons...
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