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Children among Macedonia floods dead 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:22:36 GMT 
    Flash floods in northern Macedonia kill at least four people, including three children, and injure about a dozen more.

Mexico condemns journalist's murder 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:28:36 GMT 
    Mexican officials say there will be no impunity in the case of five people, including journalist Ruben Espinosa, who were found murdered on Friday.

Colombia helicopter crash kills 16 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:20:03 GMT 
    A Black Hawk police helicopter crashes in a remote jungle area of Colombia, killing at least 16 officers.

Air strikes defend US-trained Syrians 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:26:52 GMT 
    US air power has been used for the first time to defend US-trained rebel fighters in Syria, the Pentagon confirms.

'Harsh methods' for Israel militants 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:40:10 GMT 
    Israel says it could use harsh interrogation techniques against Jewish militants, after the death of a Palestinian child in an arson attack.

Perry misses out on Republican debate 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:24:46 GMT 
    Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, is not among the 10 White House hopefuls who will take part in the first Republican debate.

Thousands flee California fires 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:45:20 GMT 
    Thousands of people in the US state of California are evacuated as fire crews battle a string of wildfires brought on by years of drought.

Which was the best travel photograph of the year? 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:30:16 GMT 
    Stunning photography from some of the planet's remotest locations.

Which was the best travel photograph of the year? 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:30:16 GMT 
    Stunning photography from some of the planet's remotest locations.

Why might women feel temperature differently to men? 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:48:01 GMT 
    Why might women feel temperature differently to men?

Making a vineyard out of a slag heap 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:42:35 GMT 
    How France has learned to love its slag heaps

Olympic odysseys: Five global stories 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:14:44 GMT 
    Five remarkable stories from athletes on path to Rio

Japan revisionists deny WW2 sex slave atrocities 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:52:41 GMT 
    Japan's WW2 sex slavery revisionists grow louder

Bosnia mired in ethnic politics and frustration 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:20:09 GMT 
    New talk of Bosnia break-up raises tensions

The wonder of a rainbow in Beijing 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:12:31 GMT 
    Why a rare sight in the sky stopped a city

LDL Staff Picks

Elvis and the Dearly Departed
3 of 5 stars true
If you are or ever were an Elvis fan you will appreciate these books by Peggy Webb. Elvis is a hound dog (of course) who thinks he is the real Elvis. ~LDL Staff
Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, One Fast-Food-Fueled Car, and a Cross-Country Trip in Search of a Greener Future
3 of 5 stars true
Two friends set across the United States in their previously diesel-fueled car that was converted to run on cooking oil in order to examine alternatives for cleaner energy. The friends learn that Al Gore lives in an energy-hogging mansio...
Winter Garden
3 of 5 stars true
This book is beautifully written and I learned a great deal about what happened in Russia during the reign of Stalin. My favorite book, of late. ~LDL Staff
Poison Study
4 of 5 stars true
Fast-paced, this book is hard to put down. ~LDL Staff
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