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Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The world's wealthiest 1 percent got 8 percent richer since the 2008 financial crisis and now own more wealth than half of the world's wealth, according to a Credit Suisse report released Tuesday. "The share of...
Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Rescuers rushed to save 10 sperm whales found stranded on a beach in Indonesia on Monday morning, an animal conservation group said. The pod of whales was found stranded in shallow water of an island near...
Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Obesity rates have nearly doubled in Britain over the past 20 years and 63 percent of the adult population is now considered overweight, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD report says...
Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Thousands of far-right nationalists marched Saturday in Warsaw, some expressing white supremacist slogans, to mark Poland's Independence Day. Some attendees carried red-and-white Polish flags, others held up symbols of Christianity. One sign read, "White Europe of...
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- An American citizen was released from a Zimbabwe jail on $1,000 bail Friday after her arrest last week for allegedly calling President Robert Mugabe a "sick and selfish man" on Twitter, her lawyer said. Martha O'Donovan,...
NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- North Korea may have refrained from provocations for more than a month, but the country could take on one more test to convince the United States it is capable of hitting Washington or...
Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Israel's Channel 10 published recordings Tuesday of former Secretary of State John Kerry blaming Israel for the lack of peace between it and Palestine. The recordings are said to have been made during a conference in...
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Italian authorities arrested two men who allegedly trafficked 26 teenage girls from Nigeria who were found dead in the Mediterranean Sea, authorities said Tuesday. The suspects were identified as Al Mabrouc Wisam Harar, from Libya, and...
Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has fired his vice president to potentially clear a path to power for his wife. Simon Khaya Moyo, Zimbabwe's minister of information, announced Mugabe had removed Emmerson Mnangagwa from the position of...
Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A group of 40 Chinese tourists was robbed in Paris Thursday by assailants armed with tear gas, according to local reports. French newspaper Le Parisien reported that the tourists were in a parking lot in the...

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