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Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the US Navy destroyer USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea, April 12, 2016.

Amid tensions with Russia, NATO is trying to up its game in the waters around Europe

Tensions between Russia and NATO have been on the rise since 2014, and the waters around Europe have been getting increasingly busy.
Sarah Thomas.

An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times nonstop

Sarah Thomas, 37, began her swim through the 20-mile English Channel on Sunday just after midnight. She completed her swim 54 hours later.
Russian S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile systems in the Victory Day parade for the 71st anniversary of the victory over Germany in World War II, in Moscow's Red Square, May 9, 2016.

Russia sent its most advanced anti-aircraft missile to China last year, but Mother Nature got in the way

China became the first foreign buyer of Russia's S-400 in 2014. But the delivery four years later was delayed by forces beyond anyone's control.

Octopuses are slithering out of the water onto beaches in Wales, and locals say they’ve ‘never seen anything like it’

Curled Octopuses are emerging from the waves under the cover of night. Estimates suggest between 20 and 25 of them were seen on a Wales beach Friday night.