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Globetrotter rates Pakistan among top 10 destinations.

Pakistan is among the top 10 places to travel, according to Cassie De Pecol, the first person to have travelled all 196 countries on the planet. Pecol, who comes from Connecticut in US, has become the envy of all the people who enjoy travelling. She shared a list with Telegraph of 10 places she thinks everyone must visit in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

An interracial Connecticut couple whose home was vandalized with a racial slur has been fined for failing to cover it up.

Associated Press/Jessica HillSTAMFORD, Conn. — An interracial Connecticut couple whose home was vandalized by a racial slur has been fined for failing to cover it up. The Stamford Advocate reports the slur was spray-painted over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend on the garage door of Heather Lindsay, who's white, and ...

- Business Insider - US

Targets of Racist Graffiti Now Getting Fined for It.

When Heather Lindsay and Lexene Charles discovered the n-word painted across their garage door on the weekend of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, their first instinct wasn't to remove it. The interracial couple says their home in Stamford, Conn., has been vandalized several times and three neighbors have called Charles...

- Newser - US

Interracial couple refuses to cover slur on garage door until police investigate.

An interracial couple in Connecticut said they will not remove the racial slur from the garage door of their home, despite being issued a blight citation that carries a $100 daily fine.

- FOX News - US

School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy.

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and mental health problems of…

- Billings Gazette - US

Connecticut home invasion killer seeks new trial.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — One of two men serving a life sentence in the killing of a woman and her two daughters inside their Connecticut home a decade ago is asking the state's highest court for a new trial.

- Billings Gazette - US

Connecticut home invasion killer seeks new trial.

One of two men serving a life sentence in the killing of a woman and her two daughters inside their Connecticut home a decade ago is asking the state's highest … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy.

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. " Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Connecticut home invasion killer seeks new trial.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. " One of two men serving a life sentence in the killing of a woman and her two daughters inside their Connecticut home a decade ago is asking the state's highest court for a new trial.The New Haven Register...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cops warn of cows trying to sell dairy products after escape.

Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people to not open their doors to 'any unfamiliar cattle' after a pair of cows escaped from their pen and were found near the front door of a home a couple houses away.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Connecticut home invasion killer seeks new trial.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — One of two men serving a life sentence in the killing of a woman and her two daughters inside their Connecticut home a...

- Townhall.com - US

Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

Connecticut fire officials say a woman has died after a fire broke out in a Norwalk home with extreme hoarding conditions. Crews responded to the house just after 7 a.m. … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Cops warn of cows trying to sell dairy products after escape

Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people to not open their doors to "any unfamiliar cattle" after a pair of cows escaped from their pen and were found near … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Cops warn of cows trying to sell dairy products after escape

SUFFIELD, Conn. — Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people to not open their doors to "any unfamiliar cattle" after a pair of cows...

- Townhall.com - US

Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

NORWALK, Conn. — Connecticut fire officials say a woman has died after a fire broke out in a Norwalk home with extreme hoarding conditions.

- Billings Gazette - US

Even as Clinton easily won Connecticut, the GOP made big gains in both chambers of the legislature

Daily Kos Elections' project to calculate the 2016 presidential results for every state legislative seat in the nation ventures to Connecticut, a blue state with two closely divided chambers. You can find our master list of states here, which we'll be updating as we add new states; you can also find all our data from ...

- Daily Kos - US

Russian spy ship lurking off US coast

There's a Russian spy ship off the coast of Connecticut. Crammed with eavesdropping equipment, the Viktor Leonov has loitered in these waters before, but its current visit is the latest in a string of provocations.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Former turnbuckle biter George 'The Animal' Steele, 79, dies

STAMFORD, Conn. " WWE Hall of Fame member George "The Animal" Steele, whose given name was Jim Myers, has died at age 79.WWE announced Friday the death of Steele, who was living in Florida. The Detroit native had tweeted and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'ProPublica' Reveals Risks Of Reporting Domestic Violence In Connecticut

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with ProPublica reporter Sarah Smith about why victims of domestic violence risk arrest if they report it in Connecticut.

- NPR - US

Is latest Russian provocation bluster, or genuine peril?

There's a Russian spy ship off the coast of Connecticut. Crammed with eavesdropping equipment, the Viktor Leonov has loitered in these waters before, but its current visit is the latest in a string of provocations.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Former turnbuckle biter George 'The Animal' Steele, 79, dies

STAMFORD, Conn. — WWE Hall of Fame member George "The Animal" Steele, whose given name was Jim Myers, has died at age 79.

- Billings Gazette - US

Vermont newspaper that sought owner via essay contest sold

MONTPELIER, Vt. " The owner of a small Vermont weekly newspaper who tried to find a new owner with an essay contest is selling the paper to a Connecticut couple.Last fall, Ross Connelly abandoned his plan to give the Hardwick...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vermont's Hardwick Gazette is finally sold to a Connecticut couple who will take over management today and become the paper's 11th owners since 1889

Kristen Hare / Poynter: Vermont's Hardwick Gazette is finally sold to a Connecticut couple who will take over management today and become the paper's 11th owners since 1889  —  Last summer, Ross Connelly tried to give away his weekly Vermont newspaper.  Kind of.  —  Connelly, who has run the Hardwick ...

- Mediagazer - US

TetraVue raises $10 million from Samsung, Foxconn, others to give autonomous cars better eyesight

TetraVue, a company setting out to arm autonomous cars with ultra high-resolution 3D image-capturing smarts, announced it has raised $10 million from Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, Samsung Catalyst Fund, and Foxconn. Founded out of Carlsbad, California in 2008, TetraVue has been developing what ...

- VentureBeat - US

Russian spy ship departs, but worry about Russia remains

A Russian spy ship has left the waters off the coast of Connecticut, but Democratic lawmakers remain convinced its prowling up and down the East Coast is an act of aggression by the country's leader.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal Calls For Probe Into Michael Flynn

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sen. Blumenthal of Connecticut about his call for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to name a special counsel to investigate ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

- NPR - US

Dad says he 'dropped' infant son, didn't intend to kill him

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. " A Connecticut man charged with killing his 7-month-old baby by throwing him off a bridge testified Thursday that he dropped the boy and did not intend to harm him.Tony Moreno cried before the jury as he...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dad says he 'dropped' infant son, didn't intend to kill him

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — A Connecticut man charged with killing his 7-month-old baby by throwing him off a bridge testified Thursday that he dropped the boy and did not intend to harm him.

- Yahoo! News - US

Mom testifies at trial of man accused of killing infant

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The mother of a 7-month-old boy found dead in the Connecticut River has testified about the troubled relationship she had with the baby's father.

- Yahoo! News - US

Woman charged in connection with autistic teen son's death

A Connecticut woman has been charged in connection with the death of her autistic teenage son.

- FOX News - US

Lawmakers sound alarm over Russian spy ship patrolling off U.S. East Coast

Vessel sailing near U.S. sub base in Connecticut has sophisticated surveillance equipment that can intercept radar and other electronic signals

- CBS NEWS - US

Lawmakers sound alarm about Russian spy ship off Conn. coast

Members of Congress are sounding the alarm about a Russian spy ship sailing off the Connecticut coast. They say the vessel, the Viktor Leonov, may be collecting information on Naval Submarine Base New London, the Navy's main submarine facility on the East Coast. It appears to be part of a recent pattern of Russian ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Defense Official: Russian Ship Off US East Coast

A U.S. defense official said Tuesday the Russian ship has been operating in international waters off the U.S. East Coast. A Connecticut Congressman says it was spotted about 30 miles from the U.S. Navy submarine base in Groton.         

- USA TODAY - US

Russian Spy Ship Sitting 30 Miles Off Connecticut Coast

A Russian spy ship is sitting 30 miles off of the Connecticut coast, according to a Thursday CNN report.

- Newsmax - US

Connecticut congressmen express concern over Russian ship

HARTFORD, Conn. — Congressmen from Connecticut are expressing concern over reports of a Russian intelligence-collection ship traveling near a...

- Townhall.com - US

Connecticut congressmen express concern over Russian ship

Congressmen from Connecticut are expressing concern over reports of a Russian intelligence-collection ship traveling near a U.S. naval submarine base

- ABC News - US

Lawmakers sound alarm over Russian spy ship patrolling off U.S. East Coast

Vessel sailing off Connecticut coast has sophisticated surveillance equipment that can intercept radar, radio and other electronic signals

- CBS NEWS - US

Russian spy ship spotted near US coast of Connecticut

A Russian spy ship sits 30 miles off the US coast of Connecticut, according to an American defence official.

- Zee News - IN

Microbiology: Gut bacteria boost bee immunity

Gut microbes are important for digestion and immunity in humans — and may also be beneficial to bees.Waldan Kwong at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and his colleagues hand-reared larvae of the honeybee in the laboratory. They allowed

- Nature - UK

Spy ship: Russian boat lurks off US coast

A Russian spy ship sits 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut, a US defense official told CNN, while an armed Russian warplane recently carried out a "mock attack" against a US ship.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Coast Guard tracking Russian spy ship near U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut

The military tracked a Russian spy ship moving up the East Coast to within 30 miles of the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton Wednesday and some political figures called the maneuver another aggressive action by Russian President Vladimir Putin. "We've been in touch with the Navy early this morning,"...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Connecticut congressmen express concern over Russian ship

Congressmen from Connecticut are expressing concern over reports of a Russian intelligence-collection ship traveling near a U.S. naval submarine base.

- FOX News - US

Suspect dragged cop 150 yards with car for stolen beer, police say

Police in Connecticut were on the lookout Wednesday for a driver accused of dragging an officer for nearly 150 yards – just so he could get away with $190 worth of beer.

- FOX News - US

Connecticut congressmen express concern over Russian ship

HARTFORD, Conn. " Congressmen from Connecticut are expressing concern over reports of a Russian intelligence-collection ship traveling near a U.S. naval submarine base.U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and U.S....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Russian spy ship lurks off US coast

A Russian spy ship sits 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut, a US defense official told CNN, while an armed Russian warplane recently carried out a "mock attack" against a US ship.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Russian spy ship 30 miles from US Navy sub base

A Russian spy ship is now 30 miles south of New London, Connecticut, where a U.S. Navy submarine base is located. The Viktor Leonov, a Russian intelligence gathering ship, had been making its way north along the East Coast of the United States since early this week. U.S. officials have said that the spy ship was likely ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Russian spy ship patrols 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut

The vessel patrolled 30 miles off the shore of the Groton naval sub base.         

- USA TODAY - US

Coast Guard tracking Russian spy ship near U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut

Officials are tracking a Russian spy ship that cruised up the East Coast to within 30 miles of the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Conn., Wednesday in what some lawmakers called another aggressive action from Russian President Vladimir Putin. "A Russian spy ship patrolling 30 miles from the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Senate votes to repeal Obama rule blocking the mentally ill from buying guns

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 57-43 to block a rule preventing people with mental disorders from buying guns. The rule was crafted under the Obama administration after 26 were killed by a mentally-impaired man at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in 2012. The rule requires the Social Security Administration to ...

- The Week - US

Russia spy ship patrols near U.S. sub base in Connecticut

Spy ship's movements come as U.S. officials say Russia secretly deployed cruise missile banned by treaty

- CBS NEWS - US

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