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Indian woman kills leopard with sickle after it attacks her

Kamla Devi, 56, says she battled with the animal for half an hour after it attacked her while she was tending her fields<p>A 56-year-old Indian woman is recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her, as she tended her fields armed only with a sickle.<p>The woman told Indian broadcaster …

Released U.S. hostage says overwhelmed by welcome home | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An American writer released this week after nearly two years of captivity in Syria said he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of attention he received after returning home, he told reporters on Wednesday.<p>Peter Theo Curtis, an American writer released this week after nearly two …

1,400 Children Sexually Exploited In Rotherham, England As Officials Did Nothing: Report

Between 1997 and 2013, hundreds of children were sexually exploited and abused while police and elected officials in an English town failed to curb the violence, a new report says.<p>According to the Independent, the report, commissioned by the Rotherham town council found that at least 1,400 children …

Feds to allow some immigrant deportees to return under new settlement

Homeland Security officials have agreed to allow some migrants deported from Southern California to return to the U.S. as part of a settlement agreement with the<p>ACLU, the civil rights group announced Wednesday.<p>The settlement comes in response to ACLU allegations that federal agents used deceptive …

Arizona gun range reviewing policies after nine-year-old kills instructor

Arizona Last Stop gun range, where visitors can shoot machine guns, considering changes including raising age limit<p>The manager of an Arizona shooting range where a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi said he has trained children as young as five on the use of …

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

A pilot is missing after an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia's Augusta County, authorities said.<p>It was not immediately clear whether the pilot ejected, Air Force Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing commander, told reporters.<p>"People are on site. We actually have …

America's 7 Deadliest Landmarks

By: Kate Peregrina<p><i>Credit: Flickr user David Saddler</i><p>The United States is the most visited country in the Western hemisphere, due in no small part our historic landmarks, abundant attractions, and the unparalleled popularity of Eddie Murphy's 1988 blockbuster, <i>Coming to America</i>. But mostly, the …

This Thursday: #BestFallTrips Twitter Chat

<b>Itching to cash in on some of that well-deserved vacation time in the near future?</b> Join <b>@NatGeoTravel</b> for our next Twitter chat to get the inside scoop on the best fall trips.<p>In addition to hearing from <i>National Geographic Traveler</i>‘s own <b>Amy Alipio</b> (on Twitter <b>@amytravels</b>), who will be unveiling our …

The World's Most Beautiful Coastal Drives

<i>By Laura Dannen Redman and Rachel Coleman, CNTraveler.com</i><p>We asked, you answered: After rounding up the best coastal drives in the U.S., Australia, and Ireland, you responded with your favorite ocean roads around the globe. Time for a road trip...<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel …