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Clashes erupt in US west coast cities during May Day marches

Crowds clashed with police during May Day marches in several US west coast cities late on Friday, as officers responded with stun grenades and pepper spray, police and media said.

May 02, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Millions of jellyfish-like creatures wash up on western US beaches

Millions of jellyfish-like creatures have washed up on beaches along the US West Coast over the past month, giving the shoreline a purple gleam and, at times, an unpleasant door, ocean experts said.

Aug 01, 2014, 04:55 AM IST

Mass sea star deaths off US west coast puzzle scientists

Starfish have been mysteriously dying by the millions in recent months along the US west coast, worrying biologists who say the sea creatures are key to the marine ecosystem.

Feb 02, 2014, 11:56 AM IST

Ebisu Statue, Torii Gate wash up on US West coast

Parts of a Japanese torii gate and a wooden statue of the luck god Ebisu were found on the US West Coast last week, leaving residents wondering if they were swept to sea from Japan`s Tohoku region after 2011 tsunami.

Mar 26, 2013, 15:17 PM IST