Australia, Colombia, Estonia, Japan, Bosnia, England

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 7:26pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Australia, in come the U.S. Marines. About 200-Marines are there now as part of President Obama’s promise to strengthen the U.S. military presence in Asia and the Pacific. In all about 25-hundred troops will rotated in and out of here.

Colombia – Hostages who've spent more than a decade in jungle prisons are free tonight. The FARC rebels claim these are their last 10-police and military hostages. Family and friends held a welcome home party at the airport.

Estonia – There's an egg panic here and just in time for Easter. Lots of farmers have had to leave the market after new regulations. Farmers must give their hens more living space.

Japan – Typhoon strength winds are causing a mess here. So far they've killed 2-people and injured dozens more. Tens of thousands are without power, flights are grounded and train services have been halted.

Bosnia – The country's gold medal winning Paralympic volleyball team is getting ready for the Olympics. The team is made up of victims of the Bosnian war. The captain says this sport is the best rehab for their physical and psychological wounds.

England – The Duchess of Cambridge gets waxed. Kate Middleton now has her place at Madame Tussaud's in London. Her wax figure took its place right next to her husbands and other members of the royal family.

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