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From the Everglades to Kilimanjaro, climate change is destroying world wonders


From the Everglades in the US to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, climate change is destroying the many of the greatest wonders of the natural world.

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Destination Trinidad & Tobago: Re-Born, Re-Focused and Ready to Do Business


Trinidad and Tobago has a message for those interested in its tourism product: It has been reborn, is now refocused and ready for business.

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Southwest Airlines Launches Service To Turks And Caicos Islands


Southwest Airlines has started a new international service daily from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the carrier’s 11th country served.

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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases


France is to consider a change to its laws around sexual consent, according to the minister for gender equality. Marlene Schiappa said the government was considering setting a fixed age below which sex was automatically a serious offence.

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Iran-Iraq earthquake: Hundreds killed as border region hit


A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 396 people and injuring thousands more.

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U.S. Man Arrested for Trying to Enter North Korea While North Korean Soldier Was Shot and Wounded in Rare Defection


An American citizen from Louisiana was arrested in South Korea for attempting to cross the Civilian Control Line (CCL) into North Korea for “political purposes.”

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President Trump is SNUBBED by the Paris Climate Change Summit and left uninvited – while Syria plans to join the eco-deal, leaving the U.S. as the only country out of it


President Donald Trump is not invited to the climate change summit set to be held next month in Paris after pulling the U.S. out of the 2015 deal.

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Joint Project in Two Caribbean Countries Gets Malaria Champion Award


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partner agencies have identified Malaria Champions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic as well as Brazil, for their work on closing gaps towards eliminating malaria. Two projects, one in the Dominican Republic and Haiti and another one in a remote area of the ...

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Man snapped woman’s neck, ripped her eyes out after she rejected his marriage proposal


A Pennsylvania man was arrested after police say he murdered his female friend when she rejected his marriage proposal, according to NBC Philadelphia.

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Germany to recognise third gender for intersex people


Germany’s top court has ruled that there must be the option of registering a third gender on birth certificates.

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