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January 1, 2019 10:50 PM Child slips into rhino pen, touched by animal's snout

(Reuters) - A little girl entered the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo by slipping between two poles, and at least one of the massive pachyderms touched the child with its snout, officials said on Tuesday. Both the child, a toddler about 2 years old, and her mother were taken to hospitals but it was not immediately clear whether any injuries were related 97

December 28, 2018 1:55 PM Brexit won't affect Spain-based Britons' rights, PM Sanchez says

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez sought on Friday to reassure Britons living in Spain, saying their rights would remain unchanged after Britain’s exit from the European Union. The government was working on measures to ensure Spain-based Britons would keep their rights even if Britain crashed out of the EU without a deal on March 107

December 28, 2018 2:02 AM U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise crew member

(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday it has suspended its search for a British crew member who went overboard from a Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd cruise ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The crews searched for about 83 hours, covering 3,707 square miles, the U.S. Coast Guard said, adding it has been in touch with the family of the man. “Suspending 102

December 24, 2018 5:39 PM 'Missing' daughter of Dubai ruler seen in new photos from United Arab Emirates

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, a daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, left, meets Mary Robinson, a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former president of Ireland, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation via AP) Sheikha 143

December 23, 2018 12:19 AM The Latest: Man describes experience with Indonesia tsunami

A man who says he and his family survived the tsunami that hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait says he was taking pictures of a volcano Saturday night when he suddenly saw a big wave come toward him. "I had to run, as the wave passed the beach and landed 15-20m (meters) inland," Øystein Lund Andersen writes on Facebook. "Next wave entered the hotel 113

December 22, 2018 5:55 PM Spanish charity Open Arms rescues 311 migrants off Libya

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms has rescued 311 migrants in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya, it said on Saturday. The migrants will be taken to the Spanish port of Algeciras after the charity’s vessel was refused entry by several European countries, including Malta and Italy. A newborn baby and his mother were taken 102

December 21, 2018 4:48 PM ‘Girthy’ 500-pound alligator in Florida captured by trappers

It took two hours for alligator trappers in Parrish, Fla., to wrangle a massive 12-foot, 500-pound gator that was lurking in a waterway there. The gator, which was trapped Wednesday, was “menacing” divers who were working on a private project on the waterway, WKMG-TV reported. One of the trappers, Jim Cutway, told the news station the divers first noticed 190

December 20, 2018 5:36 PM ExxonMobil shelves Canada LNG export project

LONDON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has withdrawn its WCC liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada from an environmental assessment, it said on Thursday, signaling that the project has been shelved. The decision to pare its LNG project portfolio follows the decision by a Royal Dutch Shell-led group to build 142

December 20, 2018 5:33 PM Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes off eastern coast of Russia, tsunami threat possible

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the east coast of Russia early Friday local time, sparking warnings of a tsunami. The United States Geological Survey said the quake was about five miles deep and struck before 5 a.m. local time about 50 miles west of Nikol’skoye. "Persons located in threatened coastal areas should stay later for information and follow 137

December 12, 2018 7:15 PM Sailing: Stars & Stripes Team USA joins challengers for America’s Cup

LONDON (Reuters) - Stars & Stripes Team USA has been accepted by holders Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as the fifth challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, which will take place in Auckland in 2021. The team was co-founded by sailors Mike Buckley and Taylor Canfield and represents the first all-American team in more than 15 years 115