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UN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty

ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U.N. food agencies said Wednesday….

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12 detained after fire kills 38 at seniors’ home in China

BEIJING (AP) — At least 12 people connected to the privately run home for the elderly in central China where 38 people died in a fire earlier this week have been taken into custody by the police, state media reported Wednesday….

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Black widow spider crawls out of bag of grapes, bites woman

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of grapes….

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Ohio man posts message on his SUV: ‘Got kidney? I need 1′

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of his SUV….

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Quadruplets born to 65-year-old mom still in critical phase

BERLIN (AP) — Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother’s milk through feeding tubes….

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3 hours ago

12 detained after fire kills 38 at seniors’ home in China

BEIJING (AP) — At least 12 people connected to the privately run home for the elderly in central China where 38 people died in a fire earlier this week have been taken into custody by the police, state media reported Wednesday….

KDWN

3 hours ago

Black widow spider crawls out of bag of grapes, bites woman

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of grapes….

KDWN

3 hours ago

Ohio man posts message on his SUV: ‘Got kidney? I need 1′

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of his SUV….

KDWN

3 hours ago

UN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty

ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U.N. food agencies said Wednesday….

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3 hours ago

Quadruplets born to 65-year-old mom still in critical phase

BERLIN (AP) — Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother’s milk through feeding tubes….