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Spanish royals in Paris for visit; honor crash workers

Jordan Huesers

June 2, 2015

PARIS-- Spanish flags are lining Paris avenues as the French capital hosts King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia for a state visit that was delayed because of a deadly plane crash in March involving dozens of Spanish victims. The ro...

UK roller coaster crash leaves four seriously injured, 12 stuck

Jordan Huesers

June 2, 2015

Associated Press LONDON One roller coaster car slammed into another Tuesday on one of Britain's biggest amusement park rides, leaving four teenagers seriously injured and stranding passengers 25 feet in the air, officials sai...

Mysteriously ill Russian opposition figure conscious

Jordan Huesers

June 2, 2015

MOSCOW-- The wife of a prominent Russian opposition figure who has been hospitalized for a week with a mysterious illness says he has regained consciousness. Vladimir Kara-Murza, a journalist and a close associate of the murdered ...

Activists: Decline of elephants in Tanzania is catastrophic

Jordan Huesers

June 2, 2015

Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya-- The sharp decline of the elephant population in Tanzania, most likely due to poaching, is catastrophic, a wildlife conservation group said Tuesday. The Tanzanian government on Monday estima...

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