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December 11, 2017 11:36 AM Amazon uncovered: Incredible images show remote Brazilian tribe which was nearly wiped out by disease dancing, balancing in trees and swimming in waterfalls

Photographer Ricardo Stuckert captured the stunning images and documented what life was like for remote communities. The 47-year-old started to photograph native Brazilians in 2015 for his new book, Brazilian Indians. He said: 'The pictures show the traditional way of life of these people who live in harmony with nature. They provide an overview of the contemporary 11

November 8, 2017 1:29 PM Asian-Americans targeted by racist flyers win elections

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - Three Asian-American political candidates targeted by racist campaign attacks have won New Jersey elections, including one who will become Hoboken's first Sikh mayor. Ravi Bhalla was elected mayor Tuesday, and Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel won seats on the school board in Edison. Bhalla had been the subject of anonymously distributed 3

November 7, 2017 11:10 PM Series a winner for Fox, but doesn't match last year

NEW YORK (AP) - The Houston Astros may not have the drawing power of the Chicago Cubs, but Fox isn't about to complain. The network was blessed with a seven-game World Series for the second straight year, which is ideal for business. The Astros' victory over the Dodgers reached an average of 28.3 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That's nowhere 11

October 23, 2017 12:02 PM Train crushes four women crossing tracks in east India

Four women were killed and five others injured Monday after being struck by a train while crossing railway tracks in eastern India, police said. The victims were returning from performing religious rituals at a nearby river when they were hit by the train in the Munger district of Bihar state. "It was slightly foggy and they might have failed to notice 9

October 22, 2017 9:15 PM Baseball-Red Sox hire Astros coach Cora as new manager

Oct 22 (The Sports Xchange) - The Boston Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager on Sunday. The 42-year-old Cora,a bench coach with the Houston Astros, agreed to a three-year contract plus a club option for 2021, according to president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. A formal press conference will be held following the World Series between 15

September 28, 2017 7:24 AM LEADING OFF: Twins in, Red Sox near clinch, testy Cubs-Cards

The Minnesota Twins celebrate early Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Cleveland. The Twins earned an AL wild-card berth after the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Chicago White Sox. The Twins had lost 4-2 to the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane) A day after clinching their first playoff spot since 2010, the Twins are back on the field 4

September 17, 2017 3:31 AM Cleveland Indians bounce back after win-streak snapped

Cleveland's historic winning streak may have ended at 22 games, but shortstop Francisco Lindor's streak was still going strong after the Indians bounced back Saturday with an 8-4 win over the Kansas City Royals. Lindor hit a run-scoring double in the sixth inning, his 10th straight game with an extra-base hit. That's a club record, and left him four shy of the major 6

September 16, 2017 12:17 AM Racism row after students organise a 'slave night' and 'slave auction' as entertainment for undergraduates

Students provoked a racism row after organising a ‘slave night’ and ‘slave auction’ as entertainment for new undergraduates. The events were included in the freshers’ programme at Loughborough University’s Faraday Hall, along with ‘cowboys and Indians’ and ABC (anything but clothes) evenings. They were due to take place on two consecutive nights in October 10

July 24, 2017 2:54 PM Fate of 39 Indians missing in Iraq for 3 years still unknown

NEW DELHI (AP) - Iraq's foreign minister said Monday he does not know whether 39 Indian workers who were abducted by militants in Iraq three years ago are dead or alive. Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari met with his Indian counterpart, Sushma Swaraj, and other Indian officials in New Delhi. He arrived on Monday for a four-day visit. "We are not sure 100 percent 7

July 8, 2017 2:08 AM Friday's Sports in Brief

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tennis star Venus Williams legally entered an intersection but was cut off by another car, setting off a chain of events that seconds later resulted in a fatal crash with a third car, police say video shows. The video, taken by a security camera, shows Williams heading north as she stops her 2010 Toyota Sequoia SUV at a stoplight 14