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Peru snow state of emergency extended to more regions

<b>The Peruvian government has extended to nine more regions a state of emergency called to cope with unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall.</b><p>At least two people have died and 33,000 others have been affected by the cold spell, local officials say.<p>Tens of thousands of animals have frozen to death …

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The 13 Quirkiest Roads You Need To See

Driving can be a little monotonous -- the same views for miles, switching lanes just for a change of scenery, constantly checking your rearview mirror to avoid highway hypnosis -- but we've found a few roads where you'll find a lot more excitement. In most cases, you'd be on the edge of your seat, …

14 Totally Bizarre Amusement Parks Around The World

The roller coasters. The Ferris Wheels. The illegal border crossings.<p>Yes, there's a park based around that theme.<p>There's a huge assortment of bizarre amusement parks around the world.<p>From mermaid performances to a Soviet era-themed world, we rounded up the world's strangest amusement park …

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Ariel Castro victim Michelle Knight: 'Your hell is just beginning'

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was sentenced to life in prison without parole on two counts of aggravated murder plus 1,000 years on Thursday after a sentencing hearing filled with sordid details of his crimes – and tremendous perseverance and hope as victim Michelle Knight faced down her captor …

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9 Common Questions About Cruises

Are sea days dull? You won't know until you try a cruise. - Photo by Thinkstock<p>First-time cruisers often have many preconceptions about sailing. You may fear that the food on all ships is terrible, that days spent onboard are a claustrophobic's worst nightmare, or that cruises are simply …

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10 Islands Teeming With Wild Animals

Some you may want to visit. Others you definitely want to avoid. But all pique the imagination, reminding us of the bizarre nooks and crannies that exist in our world.<p>Here are the top 10 islands filled with wild animals:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Islands Teeming With Wild Animals

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Celebrity Hangouts: Star-Studded Hotel Histories

By Emma Gardiner, HotelsCombined.com<p>Have you ever wanted to sit on the same bar stool as Johnny Depp, sleep in the same room as Elizabeth Taylor or look out over the balcony that inspired a classic novel, hit song or first famous kiss?<p>The beauty of hotels is that so many hold secrets. Celebrities …

8 Classic Tourist Photos You Just Have To Take

Whether you're camera shy or a shutter bug, photographs are likely a big part of your travel routine. You can't forget to pack your camera (or, these days, your camera phone) and you'll probably be sick of posing by the end of your trip.<p>What kind of photos do you want to take? Do you stick to the …

Second shark attack in four days forces Hawaii beach closure

The second shark attack in four days has forced the closure of two beaches on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Wednesday.<p>A woman was bitten as she enjoyed an early morning swim about 30 feet from the shore of the rocky point at Ulua Beach Park on Maui at around 8:30 a.m.<p>Clarence Yamamoto, …

Middle East peace talk negotiators agree that 'all issues are on the table'

Tzipi Livni and Saeb Erekat agreed to seek a 'final status agreement' within nine months, said secretary of state John Kerry<p>Palestinian and Israeli negotiators have agreed that "all issues are on the table" in their renewed effort to resolve the Middle East conflict, the US secretary of state John …