<![CDATA[Nation & World News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST Nation & World 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80648547.html#storylink=rss Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 20:59:02 CDT By MICHAEL GRACZYK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80648547.html
4-year-old’s life in danger, so gorilla had to be killed, zoo says http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80669252.html#storylink=rss Boy crawled through barrier at Cincinnati zoo, fell into gorilla exhibit

Video shows 17-year-old gorilla going over and grabbing child

Official said child wasn’t being attacked, but ‘it could have been very bad’

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Even in victory, Donald Trump can’t stop airing his grievances http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article80714097.html#storylink=rss Victory tour after nailing down GOP nomination seems more like grudge tour

Trump attacks Democrats, Republicans, rivals, protesters and media – among others

Candidate’s continued reliance on insults, attacks alarms some in Republican Party

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German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80651042.html#storylink=rss In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun, determined to show that, despite the bloodbath of World War I, their countries' improbable friendship is now a source of hope for today's fractured Europe.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 11:49:01 CDT By SYLVIE CORBET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80651042.html
Grim toll at sea highlights Europe’s refugee crisis http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article80708212.html#storylink=rss 700 migrants have died in the past week in three boat tragedies in the Mediterranean

Grisly tally underscores complex problem that the refugee crisis poses for Europe

Closing Greek route for migrants has shifted attention to the more dangerous sea route from Libya to Italy

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Child in critical condition after Paris lightning strike http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80659567.html#storylink=rss A child remains in critical condition after a lightning bolt disrupted a birthday party in a Paris park, injuring several.

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Mystery of missing California girl deepens http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80709122.html#storylink=rss Authorities end search in remote Russian River area

Pearl Pinson, 15, abducted Wednesday in Vallejo, Calf.

Suspected kidnapper shot, killed by police Thursday

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Hardly a dog’s life for ‘first pets’ Bo and Sunny http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80706412.html#storylink=rss First family’s dogs keep a busy schedule of photo ops and greeting visitors

Bo also spends time with White House groundskeeping crews

Presidential pets have long been popular

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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:59:25 CDT

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Woman fights in vain to save friend from crocodile http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article80704517.html#storylink=rss Crocodile attacks while two women swim off Australian beach late at night

Croc drags woman away despite friend’s efforts to save her

Search continues for missing woman

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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:39:53 CDT

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Bleaching may have killed half the coral on Northern Great Barrier Reef http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80699207.html#storylink=rss Slight rise in ocean temperature causes colorful algae to flee coral

Coral dies unless temperature drops within months and algae return

Scientists say half of coral in northern reaches of Great Barrier Reef dead

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The seaside city where Godzilla found a home http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80685912.html#storylink=rss Rampaging radioactive reptile first sighted off Yokosuka in original 1954 film

City once home to children’s dinosaur-shaped slide popularly known as Godzilla

Now an actual Godzilla slide has been constructed with studio’s help

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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:18:23 CDT

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Horse tosses rodeo performer, tramples him to death as crowd watches http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80681622.html#storylink=rss 19-year-old rider’s parents were watching the performance, rodeo owner says

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Websites connect college students with ‘sugar daddies’ willing to pay the bills http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80680697.html#storylink=rss Some students say it allows them to get education without the crushing debt

Critics say the arrangements smack of prostitution and could be unsafe

Others argue that it takes advantage of women in vulnerable situations

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Sky high: NYC ‘trophy apartment’ could list for $250 million http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article80679882.html#storylink=rss New superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park dubbed ‘Billionaire’s Row’

One high-rise to feature 27,000-square-foot, four-story apartment at $250 million

Foreign buyers fuel high-end condo tower market, broker says

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NBA player killed after mistakenly going to wrong apartment, police say http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80671942.html#storylink=rss Bryce Dejean-Jones of the New Orleans Pelicans broke down the door, police say

He was visiting his girlfriend’s new apartment for first time and went for a walk, his agent says

She lives on the fourth floor, he returned to the third floor and started kicking door, police say

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Sight-seeing couple taking pictures find man trapped in his car for 3 days http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80666817.html#storylink=rss Man’s SUV rolled down a mountain in a deserted area

He has no family, so nobody reported him missing

Couple pulled over to take a photo and happened to notice pieces of a vehicle

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Aftermath of a scandal: The David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80665147.html#storylink=rss ‘I’m the first to admit I screwed up. ... But how long does a person pay for their mistake?’

David Petraeus, with a Ph.D. from Princeton, was the revered ‘thinking man’s general’

Charlotte’s Paula Broadwell was the younger, equally ambitious overachiever

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Mentally ill inmate who spent 1,001 days in solitary confinement now feels alone outside http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80663437.html#storylink=rss Most days, Devon Davis saw no one other than an officer sliding a meal tray through a slot

Released directly from his isolated cell, he has a difficult reunion with family

North Carolina is under scrutiny for its heavy use of solitary confinement

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Body cam footage shows officer killing woman http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article80662012.html#storylink=rss Police released video as means to show why officer wasn’t punished

Family says they don’t see what police see

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Internal Trump University records must be released, judge rules http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80634537.html#storylink=rss The ruling specifies ‘playbooks’ that advised sales personnel how to market high-priced courses

It is a setback for Trump, whose attorneys argued that the documents contained trade secrets

Judge cited heightened public interest in the presumptive Republican presidential nominee

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Japanese boy disappears after parents leave him in forest http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80728877.html#storylink=rss A 7-year-old boy is missing in a forest in northern Japan after his parents reportedly made him get out of the car as punishment.

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Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80737017.html#storylink=rss Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists said on Monday.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 00:38:59 CDT By KRISTEN GELINEAU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80737017.html
Man swept away after helping to rescue woman off Texas coast http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80738792.html#storylink=rss The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after being swept away in the San Luis Pass between Freeport and Galveston, Texas.

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Boy treated at hospital after shark attack in Florida http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80737592.html#storylink=rss A Florida police spokesman says a 13-year-old boy was badly hurt after a shark attack.

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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80735097.html#storylink=rss Asian stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's gains as investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China, Australia and Korea.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 23:09:03 CDT By JOE McDONALD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80735097.html
AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80736442.html#storylink=rss At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80736172.html#storylink=rss Here are some of the top Associated Press images you may have missed last week in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Today in History http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79275572.html#storylink=rss Today in History

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FAA: Small plane carrying 2 people crash in New Hampshire http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80734082.html#storylink=rss The Federal Aviation Administration says a small airplane with two people aboard has crashed in New Hampshire.

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Woman fails to save friend in Australian crocodile attack http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80699732.html#storylink=rss A woman struggled in vain to drag her friend from a crocodile's jaws off a northeast Australian beach, police said on Monday.

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