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Cameras stream Canadian polar bear migration

October 28, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

This Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 photo taken from a live webcam and released by Explore.com shows a polar bear in the remote wilds of the Canadian tundra streamed live to computers around the world through a new program that aims to document in real time the annual migration of hundreds of polar bears outside Churchill [&hellip...

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Mideast envoys make no breakthroughs

October 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 28, 2010 file photo, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks to the media during a joint press conference with Cypriot foreign minister Marcos Kyprianou, unseen, at Foreign house in capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Lieberman...

Grand plan to solve euro crisis in doubt

October 26, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A European flag flies near the glass dome of the Reichtag building, which hosts the German parliament Bundestag in Berlin on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will face a voting about the European Financial Stability Fund on Wednesday....

Libyan leader seeks to calm West on Sharia fears

October 25, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Libyan Transitional National Council chairman Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, center, receives a Libyan flag amid Libyan veterans after a press conference in Benghazi, Libya, Monday Oct. 24, 2011. Libya’s transitional leader has ordered an investigation into the...

UK lawmakers defy gov’t over Europe

October 25, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this image made from television, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron, standing at left, addresses the House of Commons at the start of the debate on the vote for a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, in London Monday...

Thai flood situation may ease early next month

October 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Thai man uses an improvised float to move around the flooded Don Muang District, in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Thailand’s catastrophic floods may take up to six weeks to recede, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Saturday....

Tunisia set to vote in first free elections

October 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Electoral workers check ballot boxes at a polling station in Mnihla near Tunis, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Tunis was filled with rival rallies throbbing with music as the political parties marked the end of three weeks of campaigning for the country’s...

Falling German satellite enters atmosphere

October 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Undated artist rendering provided by EADS Astrium shows the scientific satellite ROSAT. Andreas Schuetz, a spokesman for the German Aerospace Center, said Saturday Oct. 22, 2011 the best estimate is still that the ROSAT scientific research satellite will...

285 Indian girls shed ‘unwanted’ names

October 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Girls hold certificates stating their new official names during a renaming ceremony in Satara, India, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Almost 300 Indian girls known officially as “Unwanted” have traded their birth names for a fresh start in life. Given...

Gadhafi put on display in shopping center freezer

October 22, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Libyan man smiles while sitting under a tree as a long line of people wait on the side of the road to view the body of Moammar Gadhafi in Misrata, Libya, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. Moammar Gadhafi’s blood-streaked body was stashed in a commercial freezer...