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  • 'Captain Phillips' ship deaths: Ex-Navy Seal, security officer ID'd

    The Maersk Alabama, featured in the movie “Captain Phillips,” has left the Seychelles after authorities completed the investigation into the deaths of two Americans, one of whom was a former Navy SEAL.
  • Tiny 'earless' frog hears sound with its mouth, scientists say

    Tiny 'earless' frog hears sound with its mouth, scientists say
    Tiny frogs that have no middle ear use their mouths to hear, French scientists say. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  shows that the almighty eardrum may not be vertebrates’ only solution for picking up sound....

    Royal honeymoon: Kate and William jet off to the Seychelles

     
    The newly minted Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a.k.a. Prince William and the former Kate Middleton, hopped a private jet Monday for the Seychelles, arriving early Tuesday for a 10-day royal honeymoon getaway. After landing at the Indian Ocean...

    China executes about 4,000 people a year, reports U.S. group

     
    The number of executions reportedly are down in China. A U.S. human rights group reported that the number of executions in China has dropped in half, to roughly 4,000 per year.

    Pakistan seminary raid finds students held in abusive conditions

     
    Police rescued approximately 50 students late Monday from an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, several of whom were reportedly chained in a basement, denied food and pressured to join the Taliban.