Scientists downgrade alert level for Hawaii volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Slowing activity at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has prompted scientists on Friday to downgrade their alert level for ...
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Avon fisherman reels in 2nd hammerhead shark in 2 days

A hammerhead shark was reeled in by a fisherman in Avon Thursday afternoon.
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U.S. secures $300 million from coalition partners to help stabilize Syria

At the same time an official said the U.S. would not contribute to Syria's full reconstruction until there was a ...
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Caught between debts and the street, a soccer team gives hope to Jerusalem’s homeless

Some of them used to own businesses until their worlds collapsed. After practice they go sleep in a hostel, or ...
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Foreign workers in Israel have their money stolen – and cops are the suspects

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Taiwan's president lauds Belize amid dwindling support

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Official portrait marks Prince George's fifth birthday

Official portrait marks Prince George's fifth birthdayThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released a new portrait of Prince George, to mark his fifth birthday. The photograph was taken in the gardens of Clarence House by Matt Porteous, after the christening of the his baby brother Louis earlier this month. Prince George, who is beaming as he stands against a wall with his hands neatly tucked behind his back, wears a shirt by Amaia Kids. The short-sleeved white top with blue stitching is called a “Daniel shirt” and costs £42. The brand is emerging as a royal family favourite, also featuring in Prince George’s birthday portrait last year when he wore an Amaia Kids collarless blue and white striped shirt. Prince George's portrait was taken after the christening of his baby brother Prince Louis earlier this month Credit:  Matt Holyoak In the first official photograph of Prince George and his younger sister Princess Charlotte together, the third in line to the throne wore £7 socks by the same designer. And for Princess Charlotte’s first birthday photo, she wore £11 Amaia Kids cotton ribbed woollen tights. The Franco-Spanish boutique opened its first story in Fulham in 2004, and moved to Chelsea the following year. Prince George also wore a shirt by Amaia Kids for his fourth birthday portrait  Credit:  Chris Jackson Prince George is likely to spend the weekend celebrating his big day, which falls on Sunday, with his parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The past 12 months have been an exciting period for George, from completing his first school year to once again joining his great grandmother the Queen on Buckingham Palace's balcony to mark her official birthday.

Elon Musk reaches deal with artist in ‘farting unicorn’ image row

Elon Musk reaches deal with artist in ‘farting unicorn’ image rowElon Musk has reached an agreement with an artist over an image of a “farting unicorn” the Tesla boss used to promote his cars. Tom Edwards, a potter from Colorado, US, who had claimed the business mogul had “ripped off” his drawing featured on a mug, said the issue had now been resolved “in a way that everyone feels good about”. Mr Musk had last year posted the cartoon unicorn image on Twitter, without permission, to advertise his Tesla electric car range.