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Replica retraces voyage of French warship sent to help American rebels

ROCHEFORT, France - A replica of the warship that carried France's Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two nations. | Video

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Japan artist on trial over vagina art says fighting for free expression

TOKYO - A Japanese artist on trial for obscenity after making objects modelled on her vagina said on Wednesday that there was nothing wrong with her artwork and her arrest showed how far Japan was behind the West in terms of sexual equality.

Japan 15 Apr 2015

Extreme fishing - 'Tiger' hunting in hippo and croc country

KOMATIPOORT, South Africa - You know the fishing is "not run of the mill" when your guide points to the path you're on and says "those are hippo tracks".

15 Apr 2015

Celebrity mountain lion leaves refuge under L.A. house

LOS ANGELES - A mountain lion with his own Facebook fan page that triggered a media storm by hiding in the crawl space under a Los Angeles house has left its urban refuge, wildlife officials said on Tuesday.

Tennis 14 Apr 2015

Plane leaves Seattle with napping airport worker stuck in cargo

SEATTLE - A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said.

14 Apr 2015

Tennessee woman awakens from months-long coma, learns she gave birth

- A Tennessee woman awakened this week from a four-month-long coma that doctors had feared would be permanent and learned that she had given birth to a baby boy, according to her family.

10 Apr 2015