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Beached whale dies despite rescue efforts at Argentina resort

A whale that ran aground on a beach in Mar del Plata, Argentina’s biggest seaside resort, has died despite rescue efforts to get it back into the sea.


At least 17 dead as Kenyan bus plunges into river

At least 17 people died on Tuesday after their bus plunged into a river in Kenya, local officials said.


More than 1,000 Texas troops headed to Mexico border

Texas will send more than 1,000 National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border, in response to President Donald Trump’s call for the military deployment to the southern frontier, the state announced Tuesday.

Donald Trump (photo by Gage Skidmore/ Flickr)

Trump welcomes Qatari Emir in from the cold

US President Donald Trump welcomed the Emir of Qatar to the White House Tuesday, barely one year after alleging his government funded terrorism at a “high level.”


21 ‘table tennis club’ members arrested in Burundi

Burundi police said Tuesday they had arrested 21 people suspected of holding meetings to “disrupt security”, while those close to the suspects claim they were merely gathering to play table tennis.


US farm lobby wants strict definition of ‘meat’

A major US agriculture lobbying group on Tuesday threw its weight behind an effort to keep the “meat” label off of lab-created products, including ones that employ animal cells.


UK Typhoon jets to provide security for 2022 World Cup in Qatar

UK Typhoon fighter jets bought last year by Qatar will be delivered in time to help provide security for the 2022 World Cup, Britain’s ambassador in Doha said Tuesday.

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Bashir orders release of detainees after protests

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Tuesday ordered the release of political detainees, weeks after massive arrests in a crackdown on anti-government protests.


Airbus to offer sleeping berths down in cargo hold

Soon when you fly in an Airbus jet and you fancy a bit of shut-eye, all you will need do is make your way down to the cargo hold.


T.J. Miller charged with making bomb report on train

Actor T.J. Miller has been charged with calling 911 to falsely claim that a woman on the same train as him had a bomb in her luggage.