Karissa Mundy

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California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear attack, mountain lion sightings and an uptick in orphaned animals.<p>But the devastating four-year drought that's dried up streams and vegetation isn't …

Wildlife

The hidden consequences of hunting Africa's lions

After the global uproar over the death of a Zimbabwean lion dubbed Cecil, the hunting industry had a response: By killing animals, trophy hunters are actually saving Africa's wildlife.<p>Trophy hunting, the industry contended, gives the animals an economic value to local communities, which otherwise …

Tigers say injured fan released from hospital

"Even if you're paying attention you can't react that fast. We can't react that fast in the dugout and we're paying attention to the game," the Tigers outfielder said Saturday. "A fan who's never seen anything moving that fast at them in their life? No chance. Zero chance in this world."<p>The Tigers …

Baseball
Gulf Coast

Putin's 'cheese war' on Europe leaves bitter taste in St Petersburg

Kremlin stunt to destroy imports of banned European foods backfires in city that suffered starvation in World War Two<p>It is one of the stranger witch hunts of modern times: a crusade against food that has seen Russian officials launch a feverish hunt to bulldoze Western-made produce.<p>For the Kremlin, …

Russia

Deadly storms in South of France cause travel chaos

Severe storms in the south of France have left three people dead and caused major travel chaos in Languedoc.<p>A couple in their eighties were killed in Montpellier when their car was swept away by flood water.<p>The city centre was also innondated with a record .64mm of rain falling in just half an hour …

Weather

Western wildfires send noxious smoke to states hundreds of miles from flames

Health concerns including for asthma, allergic pink eye and worsening lung disease worry residents in Nevada, Wyoming and even New Mexico<p>A smoky haze filled Nevada’s Humboldt Valley on Friday, hundreds of miles away from dozens of wildfires raging across the western United States.<p>In downtown Battle …

Divers Find Another Body Six Months After Sewol Ferry Disaster

Another body was reportedly discovered by divers inside a sunken South Korean ferry on Tuesday — six months after it capsized killing around 300 people. The badly decomposed body, thought to be that of a woman, was found in the fourth-deck female bathroom of the doomed Sewol at around 5:25 p.m. …

Rowing

After weeks of watching, Hawaii lava nears home

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes.<p>That accommodation is being made to "provide for a means of closure," Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Monday. "You can only imagine …

'Evil clowns' stalk France

TV show blamed for string of attacks and chilling pranks that has also spread through US and Britain as Halloween approaches<p>A 14-year-old dressed as a clown was arrested on Monday near Paris for attempting to attack a woman, as a strange phenomenon of fake, evil clowns terrorising passers-by …

Construction

This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It's (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to …

Street Photography

The evolution of Taylor Swift, as told by her song lyrics about cars

In announcing <i>1989</i>, Taylor Swift declared that she was done with country music, explaining that it was her “very first documented, official pop …