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Apr 29, 2016

Hawaii police arrest man seen attacking endangered seal in video

Authorities in Hawaii have made an arrest in connection with an attack on an endangered monk seal that was caught on video. The Department of Land and Natural Resources said 19-year-old Shylo Akuna of Eleele, Kuaui, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon. The department ...

Apr 29, 2016

Zika virus test gets U.S. approval

Quest Diagnostics has received emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell the first commercially developed diagnostic test for Zika in the United States, a step that may help expand testing capacity and speed diagnosis of the virus. Previously, the only ...

Berlin monuments show history set in stone

Apr 29, 2016

Berlin monuments show history set in stone

Some were buried, others were riddled with bullet holes, and yet others dumped in old depots as the glorious periods they commemorated came to an end. But Berlin authorities have now rescued 100 statues and monuments from neglect and disrepair, assembling them in an ...

Increasingly ferocious Brexit row sparks fears of Tory civil war

Apr 29, 2016

Increasingly ferocious Brexit row sparks fears of Tory civil war

Prime Minister David Cameron called the EU referendum to try to heal Conservative Party divisions on Europe, but the bitterness of the campaign has sparked fears for its future — and his. Senior Tories on opposing sides of the debate have been attacking each ...

Apr 29, 2016

U.S. agencies split over fingerprinting parents of child immigrants

U.S. immigration enforcement officers are proposing that fingerprints be taken from all people claiming custody of children who have entered the United States illegally without an adult relative, a measure that opponents said could keep thousands of families apart. As a new wave of ...