'Earth's power': Iceland volcano's lava geysers thrill visitors

Iceland's Fagradalshraun volcano lies quiet for a spell before suddenly spewing red molten lava geysers high into the air, visible from the capital Reykjavik in an awe-inspiring display.
The volcano, which sprang into life in mid-March in the Geldingadalir valley near Mount Fagradalsfjall, has drawn visitors from around the world, many venturing as close as possible to the safety perimeter set up to protect against sprays of red-hot rock.
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More than 825 baby diamondback terrapin turtles rescued from New Jersey storm drains have made their home at Stockton University in recent weeks.
As the small turtles attempt to cross streets, they can easily slip into storm drains.
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TORONTO -- Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah have figured out how to use lasers to create sci-fi-style holograms.
The holograms closely resemble and are inspired by laser displays seen in science fiction, such as the holodeck and phasers in “Star Trek” and lightsabers in “Star Wars.
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Prominent female Saudi activist summoned in relation to case

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -- Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights activist was summoned by security officials on Sunday and informed of a supreme court decision that ultimately upholds her initial conviction, relatives told The Associated Press.
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Germany commemorates icon of resistance to Nazism

BERLIN -- Germany on Sunday commemorated what would have been the 100th birthday of Sophie Scholl, a young woman who became an icon for her role in the anti-fascist "White Rose" resistance group.
Scholl and other group members were arrested in 1943 after scattering leaflets critical of Adolf Hitler's regime and the war from a balcony at the University of Munich.
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Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not if

LONDON -- Scotland's leader told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Sunday that a second Scottish independence referendum is "a matter of when, not if," after her party won its fourth straight parliamentary election.
Johnson has invited the leaders of the U.K.
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DNA used to identify sailor of doomed 1845 Franklin arctic expedition

TORONTO -- A sailor of the doomed 1845 Franklin arctic expedition was identified using DNA from a living relative in South Africa, marking the first time a crew member of that infamous voyage has been positively identified this way.
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Famed German architect Jahn killed in Illinois bike accident

CHICAGO -- Helmut Jahn, a prominent German architect who designed an Illinois state government building and worked on the design of the FBI headquarters in Washington, was killed when two vehicles struck the bicycle he was riding outside Chicago.
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Top judges in Brazil want review after deadly police raid

BRASILIA, BRAZIL -- Several justices from Brazil's Supreme Court say a ruling last year that banned police raids into Rio de Janeiro favelas, or slums, must now be reviewed after one of the city's deadliest police operations.
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532 new cases, three COVID-19 deaths reported in Manitoba Sunday

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba health officials are reporting 532 new COVID-19 cases and three disease-related deaths.
Announced in the province's daily COVID-19 bulletin on Sunday, all of the deaths are linked to the B.1.1.7 variant of concern.
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These beautiful Italian towns will pay you to work remotely

Remote working has become a possibility for many during the pandemic, meaning the office can now be anywhere from a kitchen table to a sandy beach on the other side of the world.
And while relocating to a picturesque Italian town might also factor on many people's lists, that prospect just got even better with two destinations offering to pay workers who make the move.
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HALIFAX -- Public Health says 138 of the new cases are in the Central Zone, 16 in the Eastern Zone, six in the Western Zone, and five in the Northern Zone.
"Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there and to those that play the role.
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