A weakened Hurricane Matthew made landfall October 8 in South Carolina, nearing the end of a four-day rampage that left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and up the southeastern US coast, AFP reports.
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Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the Orioles’ first-ever World Series win, over the Dodgers. As The Sun’s Mike Klingaman writes, the victory brought an evening of serious celebration to the streets of Baltimore.
Monitor lizards are known as “hia” in Thai — a noun which doubles as the language’s most powerful swear word. Which may mean there’s a lot of cursing in Bangkok lately, with the lizard’s population soaring to 400 in the city centre’s main park. Given the glut, Thai officials have begun bagging the meaty reptiles and relocating them to a nearby sanctuary.
A look back at “Little Bohemia” and Sokol Baltimore, a gymnasium in East Baltimore that was once a pillar of Baltimore’s Czech community.