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African Sushi: Mountainous Fish Farm Links Lesotho With Japanese Chefs

Posted: 11/25/2014 - The flashing neon advertising signs and crowded crosswalks of Tokyo may not resemble the slow suburban settlement of Maseru -- the capital of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa. But the two countries are now being linked by an unlikely dish: trout.

Bird Flu Worries Spread In Europe

Posted: 11/23/2014 - Wild duck tests positive for HH5N8 virus in Germany. 'We must now talk about a Europe-wide epidemic' German official says. No human cases of H5N8 have been reported.

Top Local Cop Arrested In Missing 43 Mexican Students Case

Posted: 11/22/2014 - Officials tell families of missing students about the arrest after a day of protests. Families have since rejected official accounts and demand proof. Cesar Nava Gonzalez had been on the run since the students disappeared.

Strong Earthquake Shakes Japan's Nagano Area

Posted: 11/22/2014 - At least five homes collapse in village of Hakuba; at least five people were injured. No electric facilities were damaged, power company says. Quake reported at 6.8 magnitude by Japanese agency.

ISIS Threatens Government Center In Iraq's Anbar Province

Posted: 11/22/2014 - ISIS militants and military fight close to Anbar province government center in Ramadi. All of Anbar could fall to ISIS, government official warns. U.S. conducted two airstrikes near Ramadi, Central Command reports.

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Barbie Loses Her Standing As Top Girls' Toy

Posted: 11/25/2014 - Barbie has ruled girls' holiday wish lists for years, but when it comes to retaining her crown this year, she has no choice but to, as the song says, let it go.

Google "Smart Spoon" Prevents Spilling

Posted: 11/25/2014 - Using hundreds of algorithms, Google created a spoon to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's disease to eat without spilling.

FDA Enforces Nationwide Calorie Labeling

Posted: 11/25/2014 - The FDA announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus.

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