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    The April 1 tradition of pranks has been observed for several centuries across a variety of cultures. However, the official origins of April Fools' Day are unknown. The most popular theory is that the day was caused by the switch from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar in the 16th…

      An American journalist has been detained on suspicion of spying for Washington, Russia said Thursday, drawing immediate outrage from the West with the White House condemning the allegation as "ridiculous". Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich is believed to be the first foreign jour…

      Finland has received the green light to join NATO after Turkey ratified the Nordic country's membership. However, a few more steps and procedures are required before the northern European nation becomes the 31st full NATO member.

      Thirty-five bodies have been found inside a well at a Hindu temple in central India after dozens of people fell into the muddy water when the well's cover collapsed. Video of Thursday's collapse showed chaos afterward, with people rushing toward the exits. An excavator pulled down a wall of the decades-old temple to help people flee. The collapse occurred while Hindus were gathering for a festival for the deity Rama. Officials said the iron grill and tile cover apparently wasn't able to handle the weight of the people on it. Eighteen people were injured and one person was still unaccounted for Friday. Rescuers used ropes and ladders to pull out bodies after pumping the water out of the well.

      Russia’s security service has arrested an American reporter for The Wall Street Journal on espionage charges. It's the first time a U.S. correspondent has been detained on spying accusations since the Cold War. The newspaper denied the allegations and demanded his release. Thirty-one-year-old Evan Gershkovich was detained in Yekaterinburg, Russia’s fourth-largest city, about 1,670 kilometers (1,035 miles) east of Moscow. Russia’s Federal Security Service accused him of trying to obtain classified information. Known by the acronym FSB, the service is the top domestic security agency and main successor to the Soviet-era KGB.

      Marking a historic moment for India’s cheetah reintroduction project, one of the translocated Namibian cheetahs, Siyaya, gave birth to four cubs in the Kuno National Park in India. It was the culmination of a 13-year effort to restore a species. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.

      This is strongman Brian Winslow and despite being in his 80’s, he’s just broken a world weightlifting record. The 86-year-old has been bodybuilding for 60 years, now training as often as six days a week. And recently he just broke the world deadlifting record, picking up 165 pounds in his fi…


      Content by the Jewelers Vault. Nebraska prairie inspired Jewelry such as, natural wooly mammoth fossilized tooth earrings and an array of other organic jewelry made from buffalo horns, petrified wood and walrus ivory. 

      The man who inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda" has arrived in the United States, after being released from prison in Rwanda last week. The film celebrated Paul Rusesabagina as a hero for sheltering hundreds of people at a hotel he managed during the 1994 Rwanda genocide. But, recently he had b…

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