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ReutersMay 10 (Reuters) - Kenya's world record holder and Olympic champion David Rudisha had to work hard to secure victory over Ethiopian teenager Mohammed Aman in the 800 metres at the opening Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha on Friday. London...
World leaders are used to taking swipes – but perhaps not quite so literally. Botswana's president, Ian Khama, had to have two stitches after a captive cheetah clawed his face, leaving him with “minor injuries,” a government...
Tags: Seretse Khama Ian Khama
WDBJ7 BloggerVietnam is home to 90 million people and apparently the cast and crew’s visit caused tension to CBS. At the start of the show, Phil addressed an apology on regards from CBS to veterans. Something must have went down (angry emails, tweets, or phone...
Tags: CBS Corp., Auto Racing, Paraguay
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
A scene captured by a Google Street View vehicle in Kweneng, Botswana, that went viral Monday seems to show the car hitting and possibly killing a donkey on the road. The scene is still visible on Google Street View: The Google vehicle appears to come...
Tags: Passenger Cars, Google Inc.
As the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationweighs approval of a radical new method of AIDS prevention — a prescription pill taken once a day — advocates say the results of experimental trials in sub-Saharan Africa argue strongly for the drug's...
"The Lifeboat" by Charlotte Rogan, A Reagan Arthur Book/Little, Brown & Co., 288 pages, $24.99. It is 1914, two years after the sinking of the Titanic. Grace Winter, Hannah West and Ursula Grant are on trial for murder. Grace, the narrator, is 22. She...
Tags: Thriller (genre), Murder
Daily American Staff Writer1. The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, was chosen as the top story of the year by the Daily American news staff. The Flight 93 National Memorial was dedicated on Sept. 10. Vice President Joe Biden and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton...
It couldn't have gotten much better for track and field than the last three races on Monday's program at the world championships. Until further review, that is. And then another disqualification of a world record-holder left a bittersweet taste as the...
Tags: David Oliver, Allyson Felix
When Allyson Felix looked to her right at the press conference for the women's 200 meters Friday, she saw the two women's sprint stars of her sport. That was supposed to be the right way to look at Felix less than a year before the London Olympics....
Zap2ItSure, you can board a boat or a plane to get around the world, but where's the challenge? In History's "Around the World in 80 Ways," airing Sundays, Robert "Boston Rob" Mariano ("Survivor," "The Amazing Race") and Dennis Anderson, a monster truck...
Daily American Staff WriterThe International Conservation Center near Fairhope has three female elephants that were rescued from South Africa. In 1992 Uttum and Dinkey Corea, Botswana, heard about three young female elephants that were orphaned during a government authorized...
Tags: Elections, Forestry and Timber, Laura Bush, Wildlife, Politics
May 10, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 24, 2013 |Story| WDBJ7
Feb 17, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Jul 11, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 24, 2012 |Column| Daily American
Dec 30, 2011 |Story| Daily American
Aug 29, 2011 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Sep 2, 2011 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Oct 11, 2011 |Story| Zap2It
Jul 19, 2011 |Story| Daily American
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