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Thousands flee as Chile forest fire leaves at least 12 dead

More than 10,000 people have been evacuated from Chile's port city of Valparaiso to escape a moving fire that has killed at least 12 residents.<p>Some 1,200 firefighters are battling the large blaze, which has destroyed hundreds of homes since Saturday.<p>Tom Santorelli reports.

US woman accused of killing seven babies after bodies found in house

An American woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over a decade has been arrested after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home.<p>Megan Huntsman, 39, who lived in the house in Utah until three years ago, had the infants between …

Grave-Robbing Brothers Accused of Eating Human Corpses, Again

World<p>ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Two brothers have been accused for a second time of stealing corpses from graveyards and eating human remains, police in Pakistan said Monday.<p>Mohammad Arif, 36, and Farman Ali, 33, were jailed in 2011 after admitting digging up graves, stealing as many as 150 bodies and …

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Venezuelan journalist freed after being kidnapped for a week

CARACAS (Reuters) - A high-profile Venezuelan journalist was freed on Monday after a week-long kidnapping that brought attention once again to the South American country’s endemic violent crime.<p>Nairobi Pinto, 32-year-old head of correspondents for private TV station Globovision, was found in the …

Vietnam frees two more political activists

(Reuters) - Vietnam has freed two more political dissidents, making it three activists released in the space of a week, as pressure increases on the communist government to stop jailing its critics.<p>Vietnamese dissident Nguyen Tien Trung stands between wreaths during a funeral for Hoang Minh Chinh …

Nigerian bus station hit by deadly explosion

An explosion ripped through a busy commuter bus station in the outskirts of Nigeria's capital on Monday, killing 71 and injuring at least 124 people.<p>The attack by Islamist insurgents Boko Haram was the group's first in Abuja in two years and the deadliest.<p>The blast ripped a hole 1.2 metres (4ft) …

Fire Rips Through Bangladesh Slum

World<p>A man cries after losing all of his belongings in a fire at a slum at Mirpur in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, on Tuesday.<p>According to local media reports, at least 200 shanty dwellings and 20 shops were destroyed in the blaze, which was caused by an electrical short circuit.

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Syria: deal struck to evacuate civilians from Homs

After 18 months of failed talks, the Assad regime has agreed a deal with the UN which would allow non-combartants free passage out<p>The Syrian government reached an agreement with the United Nations on Thursday to secure the evacuation of hundreds of trapped civilians from besieged parts of the …

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

Hunt Is On For At Least One 'Black Widow' In Sochi

Is there already one or more "black widow" in or near Sochi, Russia, who might be determined to set off a suicide bomb at the site of next month's Winter Olympics?<p>NPR's Corey Flintoff reports from Moscow that Russian security forces are said to be looking for "Ruzanna Ibragimova, the 22-year-old …

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Danish tourist gang-raped in Delhi

Two men have been arrested and at least eight more detained in Delhi after a Danish tourist told police she was gang-raped when she got lost in the Indian capital and asked for directions to her hotel.<p>The attack, which occurred on Tuesday, is the latest of a series of cases that have focused …

Danish Tourist Reportedly Gang-Raped, Robbed In New Delhi

A 51-year-old Danish tourist was allegedly gang-raped in the heart of India's capital, and police said Wednesday that they've detained several suspects for questioning.<p>According to a police spokesman, the woman asked a group of men for directions back to her hotel Tuesday after she became lost. The …

7 Basic Tips That Will Make Your Stock Photographs Sell Like Hotcakes

The microstock model is a relative newcomer in the world of commercial photography. Previously, only an elite few were able to make a decent living …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

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How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

5 Adorable Pet Photos [and How to Make your Shots even Cuter]

Want to get photos of your pet that will make everyone say "aaawwww"? Here are five of my top tips for capturing cuteness.

7 Tips For Photographing Lightning

Last Saturday I received a notification on my phone that a severe thunderstorm was on the way. I initially thought, “<i>Sweet! I can try and get some</i> …

4 Ways to Photograph Water

Water holds a special significance to people; it makes up 70% of the Earth’s surface, and about the same of our own bodies. It’s the only thing we …

Walking in a Winter Wonderland - Winter Photography to Motivate you

How to Successfully Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It's that time of year again where days are shorter and colder, snow starts falling, and it begins to look a lot like Christmas. With the holidays …

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

Photography Tips

365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

I like to think of myself as an avid photographer, but there are times when the creativity wanes and the inspiration dries up. The trigger finger …

America plunges into deep freeze – in pictures

The freezing temperatures from the polar vortex have affected about 240 million people in the United States and southern Canada