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  1. Wedding: Charbonneau-VeilleuxRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    FRENCH POLYNESIA – Megan Jeanne Veilleux and Jacob Gerard Charbonneau were married June 4, 2014, on the beach in Motu Tiahura, French Polynesia, by Nelly Grange. The bride, daughter of Bruce and Connie Veilleux of Henderson, Nevada, graduated from Mill Creek High School of Saint George, Utah, as a junior and class of 2004's valedictorian.

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  2. A&K unveils private jet tours for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Travel Weekly

    A tour from May 1 to 26, hosted by A&K founder Geoffrey Kent, will include Colombia, French Polynesia and the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, the Mongolian Steppes, Samarkand, St. Petersburg, and Greenland. Among the activities: viewing great white sharks; visiting a street market for A&K guests in Colombia; watching a special presentation of the Naadam Games, Mongolia's traditional contests of archery, wrestling and horsemanship; and attending as a traditional bride-price ceremony in the Solomon Islands.

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  3. Wooly Mammoth Genes Inserted into Elephant CellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... monarch might sound like a butterfly, but it's actually the common name for a very uncommon bird from French Polynesia. It's believed that there are fewer than 50 individuals remaining of this small bird, whose call has been likened to a beautiful ...

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  4. Exotic Florida honeymoon destinations that will make you feel a world awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Spectacular lagoon and over-water bungalows spell romance in this French Polynesian idyll, and now newlyweds can enjoy a South Seas experience right here in Florida with the opening of a themed resort with overwater bungalows on April 1. Amenities: Plunge pool and private deck from which to view the nightly fireworks displays over the Magic Kingdom Park with the spectacle's soundtrack that can be heard via an individual sound system, and also view the nightly Electrical Water Pageant on the Seven Seas Lagoon. The 20 bungalows have full kitchens, washer and dryer, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and living/dining area.

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  5. Maori delegation visits Guam to prepare for FestPacRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Pacific Daily News

    ... festival are: American Samoa; Australia; Cook Islands; Easter Island; Federated States of Micronesia; Fiji; French Polynesia; Guam; Hawaii; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Nauru; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Niue; Norfolk Island; Northern Mariana ...

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  6. Lindsay Lohan is engrossed in her phone as she enjoys leisurely...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    Search aircraft find the remains of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 scattered all over an alpine mountainside: Riddle over why pilots didn't send SOS despite taking eight minutes to fall 32,000 feet EXCLUSIVE - Foxy Knoxy's ex-lover Raffaele Sollecito blows a hole in her alibi at time of Meredith Kercher's murder - on eve of final appeal Woman suffering horrendous headaches has 3in parasite removed from her brain - caused by eating FROGS when she was a child Family of 15-year-old girl who killed herself after sex assault photos were shared round high school reach civil settlement with one of her attackers because he apologized 'We aren't your servants, and we see everything...' Uber driver lifts the lid on life behind the steering wheel and reveals his passengers' worst behaviors EXCLUSIVE: The Empire CAST strikes back...at each other! Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson call the shots as ... (more)

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  7. Nature & wildlife photographer Vaclav SilhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Radio Prague

    ... short period he himself says. He picked up what became his life's calling by mere chance, on travels to French Polynesia with his wife, a well-known journalist. Since, he hasn't looked back. He was hooked immediately, soon discovering he preferred ...

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  8. Want to check out tonight's total solar eclipse? Go onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Fountain Valley View

    This image shows the total solar eclipse on July 11, 2010. The view was captured from the Tatakoto Atoll in French Polynesia's Tuamotu Archipelago.

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  9. How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Scientific American

    Unless you live in the North Atlantic or Arctic region, the Internet is the best place to watch this event This image shows the total solar eclipse on July 11, 2010. The view was captured by Imelda Joson and Edwin Aguirre from the Tatakoto Atoll in French Polynesia's Tuamotu Archipelago.

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  10. Five new species of marine invertebrates described by scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Science Daily

    ... fts - A new shallow water coral species, Echinophyllia tarae sp. n., is described from the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia. Scleractinia, also called stony corals, are exclusively marine animals; they

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  11. World's Largest Single Marine Reserve Created in PacificRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | National Geographic

    ... from foreign fleets, which have been encroaching on their territory. Around the neighboring islands of French Polynesia, many of the sharks have been fished out. By protecting its natural resources, Pitcairn islanders also hope to attract higher ...

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  12. Chikungunya Outbreak, French Polynesia, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... strains showed the existence of 3 lineages: West African, Asian, and East/Central/South African ( 1 ). French Polynesia is a French territory in the South Pacific, with 270,000 inhabitants living on 5 archipelagoes. Arboviruses are a common cause of ...

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  13. Zika Virus Infection, Philippines, 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... on Yap, an island in the Federated States of Micronesia ( 6 ). In October 2013, ZIKV was detected in French Polynesia; since then, >400 laboratory-confirmed cases have been reported ( 7 ). ZIKV has spread across the South Pacific, and autochthonous ...

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  14. IHG Names Ruwan Peiris Regional GM for AustralasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Hotel Business

    ... and resorts under the InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn brands across Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia, Fiji, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Most recently, the company opened InterContinental Sydney Double Bay. The company has a ...

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  15. A traveler's guide to keeping germs at bay on airplanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... with pneumonia. I read with interest the March 8 letter regarding the expense of Marlon Brando's island in French Polynesia ["Brando's Eden," March 1]. I built the Brando. Marlon Brando was my friend and we worked together for many years on the ...

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  16. The Linguistic Atlas of French Polynesia.Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Languagehat.com

    Alex FranA ois has collaborated on Atlas Linguistique de PolynA sie FranA aise/Linguistic Atlas of French Polynesia and put it online for all to freely access or download: Welcome to the homepage of the Linguistic Atlas of French Polynesia . The result of ten years of collaboration between two linguists of French CNRS - Jean-Michel Charpentier and Alexandre FranA ois - this volume of 2562 pages documents the diversity of languages and dialects of French Polynesia.

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  17. Total Solar Eclipse of 2015 Occurs This Week: How to See ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Space.com

    This image shows the total solar eclipse on July 11, 2010. The view was captured by Imelda Joson and Edwin Aguirre from the Tatakoto Atoll in French Polynesia's Tuamotu Archipelago.

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  18. These 15 animal species have the lowest chance for survival: Researchers urge to actRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | EurekAlert!

    ... 6. Allobates juanii , Colombia. 1. Ash's lark, Mirafra ashi , Somalia. 2. Tahiti monarch, Pomarea nigra , French Polynesia. 3. Zino's petrel, Pterodroma madeira , Madeira. 4. Mascarene petrel, Pseudobulweria aterrima , Reunion Island. 5. Wilkins's ...

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  19. A traveler's guide to keeping germs at bay on airplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... with pneumonia. I read with interest the March 8 letter regarding the expense of Marlon Brando's island in French Polynesia ["Brando's Eden," March 1]. I built the Brando. Marlon Brando was my friend and we worked together for many years on the ...

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  20. Keanu Reeves brought in to launch Gauguin showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Swissinfo

    Why did the Beyeler Foundation recruit Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves to open its new exhibition of major works by the artist Paul Gauguin? No artist is more indelibly tied to the South Pacific, and to Tahiti in particular, than the 19th-century French painter. Better known as an action movie star, Reeves is also an art lover.

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