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World NowTuareg rebels who recently captured northern Mali in a stunning military advance declared their own independent state. The state, which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately dismissed by France, the former colonial power in the region. It was also...
World NowMilitary officials in the tiny West African coastal nation known for its illegal drug trade said Friday that Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr. had been arrested on accusations of plotting with Angola to crush his country’s military....
World NowAid agencies put out an S.O.S. on Monday, saying they have fallen far short on funding to feed people in the Sahel area of West Africa, a shortfall that could lead to millions of people starving....
World NowFormer Liberian President Charles Taylor is found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity. Taylor faces a possible life sentence for his role in arming ruthless rebels in neighboring Sierra Leone in exchange for "blood...
NEWPORT BEACH — Waves at The Wedge are legendary for hurling bodysurfers into the air and sweeping tourists off their feet. But they also have a more practical purpose: producing electricity. A pair of Newport Beach entrepreneurs have been testing...
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Harbor Springs Street Musique features a new musician this week, whose sound and style comes from his home in West Africa. Facinet Bangoura, originally of Guinea, is a master balafonist. The balafon is an instrument made of gourds and a particular kind...
When she was a child growing up in Lothian, Lyndra Pratt loved spending time with her grandmother, Margaret Ann Easton, at Easton's nearby farm. Naturally, Pratt was curious about this woman she loved so dearly. What, she wondered, had her grandma's life...
The death of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi at the hands of the rebels who deposed him was the best possible outcome of the months-long civil war in that North African country. Had he remained at large, he could have been a symbol of resistance to the...
Rev. Gerald L. Janousek of Harbor Springs, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Bay Bluffs of Harbor Springs, he was 89. Gerald was born June 20, 1922, in Grand Rapids where he grew up and attended school. Gerald answered his country's call in November...
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Daily American Sunday EditorMilan Curlej, a 13 year-old from Windber, spends many of his summers helping those with less while his mother Maria Curlej uses her nurse practitioner skills to treat malaria, tuberculosis and HIV. The 8th grader at St. Benedict’s School, in...
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KIAHAccording to a recent study by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, predictions of west Africa’s temperatures could impact the chocolate in years to come. How, do you say? Well almost half of the cocoa used to make chocolate comes...
They say slow and steady wins the race – but for turtles, time may be running out. This Sunday, the New York Aquarium will welcome thousands of runners to Coney Island for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Run for the Wild in Brooklyn. This...
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