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October 16, 2018 7:26 AM Grizzly bear attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

This photo provided by Bob Legasa shows him in a hospital in Livingston, Mont., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, after a bear attack the day before. (Bob Legasa via AP) A grizzly bear sunk her teeth into an elk hunter's arm and clawed his eye on Saturday after he surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park, according to the victim. Bob Legasa 77

October 3, 2018 2:08 AM Body of missing woman hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park found

The body of Mitzie Sue "Susan" Clements, 53, was found after she went missing Sept. 25 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, officials said. (GoFundMe) The body of a woman who went missing while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been found, park officials said Tuesday. Mitzie Sue "Susan" Clements, 53, was last seen in the Clingmans 109

September 11, 2018 4:57 PM Cycling: Yates tightens grip on Vuelta lead after time trial

TORRELAVEGA, Spain (Reuters) - Briton Simon Yates edged closer towards winning the Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday, increasing his tight lead over Alejandro Valverde to 33 seconds after stage 16 following a 32km time trial from Santillana del Mar to Torrelavega. Australian Rohan Dennis won the stage in style, finishing a full 50 seconds faster than runner-up 74

September 8, 2018 2:29 PM Iran attacks Iranian Kurdish opposition group base in Iraq

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iran attacked the base of an Iranian Kurdish opposition group in northern Iraq on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and wounding scores more, Iraqi Kurdish officials said. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), an armed opposition group fighting for greater autonomy for Iran’s Kurdish community, tweeted pictures 68

September 5, 2018 4:22 AM Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas Enjoy Double Date with Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner at U.S. Open

On Tuesday, the engaged couple enjoyed a double date with Joe Jonas and his fiancée Sophie Turner at the tennis tournament during which they cheered on Serena Williams, who defeated Karolina Pliskova. Chopra, 36, shared a sweet selfie with Nick, 25, Joe, 29, and Turner, 22, on Instagram, writing, “It’s a #famjam at #usopen.” “Priyanka put her head on Nick’s 91

September 3, 2018 4:34 PM North Carolina woman says dog died protecting family from bear that broke into home

The North Carolina woman claims her dog Pickles died after warding off a bear that broke into her family's home. (iStock) BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) -- A woman says her dog has died after warding off a bear that broke into her family's North Carolina home. WRAL reported Saturday that the incident occurred in Black Mountain, a town outside Asheville in the Blue Ridge 95

August 31, 2018 4:54 PM Turkish military says kills 19 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military killed a total of 19 Kurdish militants on Friday during air strikes in the northern Iraqi regions of Zap, Gara and Hakurk, it said in a statement on Twitter. Turkey has in recent months carried out strikes on bases of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, especially its stronghold in the Qandil 61

August 25, 2018 4:35 PM GRIDLOCK SAM: Sports invade, New Yorkers flee for holiday weekend

You can expect Giant-sized traffic jams on Thursday evening with the Giants, Yankees and U.S. Open colliding with the Labor Day exodus. When it comes to fleeing the city, Thursday has become the new Friday. Vehicle volumes soar, and this year traffic is compounded by a 7 p.m. Giants-Patriots game at MetLife, a 7 p.m. Yanks vs. Tigers game at the Stadium 84

August 22, 2018 4:43 PM An Unmissable Summer Holiday in the Baltics

Lithuania’s Curonian Spit offers pristine beaches, pine forests, outdoor sculpture gardens and a ‘Hill of Witches’ THE CURONIAN Spit, a piece of land which curls southwest from Lithuania’s coast like a stray hair, looks as curious on the map as it feels on the ground. In a country with few hills let alone mountains, the spit is Lithuania’s outstanding 84

August 14, 2018 6:49 PM 3 Books for Travelers Who Prefer Exploring by Foot

Whether the destination is Lower Manhattan or rural Japan, fans of walking tours will welcome these volumes British travel writer Sarah Baxter tackles an ambitious task in this 400-page volume: compiling a list of walkable routes that have shaped natural and human history. These range from a hike in what is now Québec through the crater left by a meteorite 106