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Fish Hunters Use Pitchforks, Water Skis to Hunt Asian Carp

Fish Hunters Use Pitchforks, Water Skis to Hunt Asian Carp | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Credit: Animal Planet By ALEX PEREZ and KINGA JANIK Eric Young cruised the Illinois River hunting the high-jumping Asian carp, while armed with a pitchfork and wearing a protective football helmet.
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19th-Century "Time Capsule" Warship Emerging Near D.C.

19th-Century "Time Capsule" Warship Emerging Near D.C. | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Excavations are about to begin at a well-preserved 19th-century shipwreck, which could offer new insight into the war that inspired the U.S. national anthem.
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Chocolate’s Child Slaves

Chocolate’s Child Slaves | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
This year CNN will join the fight to end modern-day slavery and shine a spotlight on the horrors of modern-day slavery, amplify the voices of the victims, highlight success stories and share ways that everyone can make a difference.
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Drones to be become storm chasers, hurricane hunters

Drones to be become storm chasers, hurricane hunters | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
NASA is deploying two Global Hawks acquired from the U.S. Air Force on the Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel Mission, or HS3, kicking off this year.
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Al-Qaida threatens attacks on US diplomats

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Al-Qaida's branch in North Africa on Tuesday called for attacks on U.S.
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Restoring the Walls, and History, at a Hitler Command Post

Restoring the Walls, and History, at a Hitler Command Post | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
The Polish government has decided that the Wolf’s Lair, the outpost where Hitler commanded the Third Reich for years, holds valuable history lessons that need to be preserved.
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Study: Military Drinking Now a 'Crisis'

Study: Military Drinking Now a 'Crisis' | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Study: Level of military substance abuse now a 'public health crisis,' Pentagon care outdated...
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150 years since America's bloodiest day

150 years since America's bloodiest day | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
This Just In is CNN.com news blog. We\'ll bring you the latest news from CNN correspondents and sources around the world.
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National Geographic Explorers - Projects

National Geographic Explorers - Projects | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
National Geographic supports groundbreaking scientific fieldwork and critical expeditions through grant programs and public projects.
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Oldest Message in Bottle: Behind History's Famous Floating Notes

Oldest Message in Bottle: Behind History's Famous Floating Notes | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Plucked from a fishing net, the note is only the latest in a line of famous bottled messages stretching back to at least ancient Greece.
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Sister gives hope to trafficked migrants

Sister gives hope to trafficked migrants | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
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Protester dies after inhaling fumes from burning American flag

Protester dies after inhaling fumes from burning American flag | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Burning an American flag proved fatal for a Pakistani protester, who reportedly died from inhaling fumes from the ignited icon of independence.
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China Warns Japan Over Island Dispute

China Warns Japan Over Island Dispute | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
China drove home its opposition to Japanese control of a contested group of islands Tuesday, with angry protests in dozens of cities and a warning from its defense minister that “further actions” were possible.
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Israeli Diplomat Michael Oren Is Man in Middle

Israeli Diplomat Michael Oren Is Man in Middle | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Ambassador Michael B. Oren, who happens to have been born and bred in New Jersey, is representing a prime minister who has infuriated the White House.
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Supporters of 12-year-old lobby to change North Mankato's firearms ordinance

Supporters of 12-year-old lobby to change North Mankato's firearms ordinance | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
Opponents of North Mankato's firearms ordinance packed Monday night's City Council meeting, asking the council to repeal or rewrite its city...
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Al Qaeda calls death of U.S. ambassador a 'gift' - CNN.com

Al Qaeda calls death of U.S. ambassador a 'gift' - CNN.com | Global Events & Culture | Scoop.it
As the fallout from an online film mocking Islam continues, an al Qaeda's affiliate urged Muslims to kill U.S. government representatives.
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