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  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions: AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...
  • Tides of Syrian, African refugees head for Italy despite dangers at sea

    Tides of Syrian, African refugees head for Italy despite dangers at sea
    Driven by war, oppression and poverty from their home countries, about 9,000 migrants have already sailed across the Mediterranean to Italy this year, mainly from Libya, where rising violence and fear of militants loyal to Islamic State have hastened...
  • Federal report accuses Ferguson police, courts of targeting African-Americans

    FERGUSON, Mo. The results of a six-month federal investigation came to a dramatic conclusion Wednesday with a 102-page report that accused the Ferguson Police Department and courts of unfairly targeting African-Americans, searching people without probable...
  • Ferguson: Specific incidents from Justice Department's report

    ST. LOUIS The Justice Department released a 102-page report describing its finding that the Ferguson Police Department abused its authority and unfairly targeted African-Americans. The report included specific incidents, based either on official police...
  • Racist emails lead to 1 firing in Ferguson; report cites more hostility

    Racist emails lead to 1 firing in Ferguson; report cites more hostility
    The Justice Department's 102-page report on the Ferguson Police Department summarizes its conclusions in scathing language: Police persistently violated the rights of African Americans, subjected them to excessive force, showed racial bias and stoked...
  • Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish

    In dramatic sea rescues north of Libya, a flotilla of ships saved more than 1,000 migrants and refugees, while 10 migrants perished in the southern Mediterranean, Italian officials said Wednesday. Rescue vessels, including from Italy's coast guard and...
  • Failures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's death

    Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach...
  • Rwanda's real Paul Kagame:�a strongman, not a statesman

    Why are the world's governmental, financial and media elites holding a long-term love affair with an authoritarian ruler who has been condemned time and again for human rights violations, including detaining and even "disappearing" his political...
  • WHO to begin large-scale testing of Ebola vaccine in Guinea

    The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday to see how effective it might be in preventing future outbreaks of the deadly virus. The West African nations of Sierra Leone, Liberia and...
  • Europe swamped with crush of migrants arriving by land, sea

    The European Union is immersed in a full-fledged migration crisis. Some officials are even floating the idea of a multinational border guard to deal with the hundreds of thousands arriving from war-torn countries like Syria, poor nations in Africa and...
  • Floods kill 42 people in Tanzania, authorities say

    Floods from a heavy 30-minute storm in Tanzania killed at least 42 people in an area close to Lake Victoria in Kahama district, authorities said. Rains from the storm left 900 people homeless and destroyed 160 houses in the deluge Tuesday night,...