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Everglades python hunt draws hundreds of snake wranglers competing for $24,000 in cash prizes

If you think you've got what it takes to forage through the Everglades and wrestle a 10-foot Burmese python into submission, Florida has a job for you. go to Article >

Want to hunt pythons in Florida this summer? This professional has tips

94 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Starting later this summer, hundreds of hunters will disperse across Florida's Everglades. Their target? An apex predator known to grow up to 18 feet that hunts animals as large as an alligator and sometimes as small as a woodrat. These hunters... read more

2 more whales die in Australia as stranding deaths reach 200

1 Day ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Two more whales died Friday in Australia after a handful that had been refloated a day earlier stranded themselves again. read more

Russian men join exodus, fearing call-up to fight in Ukraine

1 Day ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Military-aged men fled Russia in droves Friday, filling planes and causing traffic jams at border crossings to avoid being rounded up to fight in Ukraine following the Kremlin's partial military mobilization. read more

Hong Kong to end mandatory hotel quarantine for travelers

1 Day ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Hong Kong's leader announced the city would no longer require incoming travelers to quarantine in designated hotels as it seeks to remain competitive and open up globally after nearly two years. read more

Canada braces for high winds, flooding from Hurricane Fiona

1 Day ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Canada's coastal provinces are bracing for winds as high as 100 mph as Hurricane Fiona whips Bermuda and travels north this weekend. read more

32 pilot whales rescued out of 230 stranded in Australia

2 Days ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Wildlife experts on Thursday rescued 32 of the 230 whales that were found stranded on the wild and remote west coast of Australia's island state of Tasmania a day earlier. read more

Puerto Rico struggles to reach areas cut off by Fiona

2 Days ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Hurricane Fiona left hundreds of people stranded across Puerto Rico after smashing roads and bridges, with authorities still struggling to reach them four days after the storm smacked the U.S. territory, causing historic flooding. read more

U.S. Embassy in Cuba to process full immigrant visas in 2023

3 Days ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

The Biden administration said Wednesday that the U.S. Embassy in Cuba will begin processing full immigrant visas in early 2023, making it easier for Cubans to reunite with family members in the United States. read more

The Muscogee get their say in national park plan for Georgia

3 Days ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

In an era when some culture warriors see government as the enemy, years of coalition-building have eliminated any significant opposition to federal management in the reliably Republican center of a long-red state. read more

Fiona strengthens into Category 4 storm, heads to Bermuda

3 Days ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Hurricane Fiona strengthened into a Category 4 storm Wednesday after lashing the Turks and Caicos Islands and was forecast to squeeze past Bermuda later this week. read more

Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos as Category 3 hurricane

4 Days ago Travel Source: Washingtontimes.com

Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew. read more