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Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

Hong Kong's rare pale pink dolphins are battling for survival as building work on a 19-mile (31-km) bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the highly sociable animals, marine experts say. The Chinese white dolphin, which appears pink because of blood vessels beneath ...

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Jul 18, 2018

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal. Appearing at a news conference beamed worldwide, the "Wild Boars" team members appeared healthy and ...

Nicaraguan forces violently retake protester-held symbolic city

/ Jul 18, 2018

Nicaraguan forces violently retake protester-held symbolic city

Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians on Tuesday laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government. Government forces began advancing on Masaya's Monimbo neighborhood before dawn and had largely regained ...

/ Jul 18, 2018

May wins key Brexit vote despite ongoing rebellion

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly survived another crunch Brexit vote in Parliament on Tuesday as she struggles to unify her party around her strategy for leaving the European Union. The Conservative government defeated an amendment to a future trade policy bill that would have ...

Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

Jul 18, 2018

Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

An iceberg that drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space. The European Space Agency released an image Tuesday showing the giant iceberg just off the coast of Innaarsuit. Dozens of village residents were evacuated to higher ...

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