Morocco, Pakistan, Japan, India, United States

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 6:44pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Morocco, an explosion ripped through a tourist hotspot in morocco today. Foreigners are among the 14 people killed in this attack and close to two dozen more injured. It’s believed Islamic militants are behind this deadly blast. If that's confirmed, it would be Morocco's most deadly bombing in years.

Pakistan – Another deadly bombing today and this one is also believed to be the work of Islamic extremists. A bus carrying Navy employees to work blew up and 3 people were killed. Three bombs have gone off in the same area just this week. It all happened after the head of the country's Army bragged about the militants being on the brink of defeat.

Japan – Thousands gather in Buddhist temples to pray for the souls of March’s tsunami victims. Buddhists believe the souls of the dead move to the afterlife on the forty-ninth day after the death.

India – People locked themselves up in cages to get scientists at a certain lab to release their monkeys. The activists say the monkeys are locked up in rusty cages that are way too small. Labs in India are supposed to send their test animals to a sanctuary after 3 years of use. These people say one of those test monkeys has been there for 20 years.

United States – A Chik-fil-a in New Jersey has some surprising new residents. A mama duck and her ducklings, they hatched two days ago. They’ve been welcomed by local conservationists in addition to the chick-fil-a crew.

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