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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:16:52 +0100


N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe
North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:13:16 GMT

Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to Chinese rule, reaffirming it is part of "one China".
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:18:56 GMT

Antarctic science archive unlocked
Aerial photographs from the 1940s and 1950s are being used to probe the climate history of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:19:32 GMT

Cairns children's mother arrested
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:26:13 GMT

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:22:49 GMT

 
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:20:39 +0100


Off-duty PC murder suspect arrested
A 28-year-old man is detained on suspicion of the murder of an off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:05:15 GMT

£1.2bn spent on 'Panic Saturday'
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn buying Christmas presents and groceries on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:09:47 GMT

Hart still UK's most desirable place
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:07:31 GMT

Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:48:35 GMT

Migration system 'in intensive care'
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:26:45 GMT


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:18:28 +0100


VIDEO: Can endangered white rhino be saved?
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:22:25 GMT

VIDEO: Shoppers get set for 'Panic Saturday'
£1.2bn is expected to be spent by UK shoppers on the last Saturday before Christmas, with researchers calling it "Panic Saturday".
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:11:28 GMT

VIDEO: Where children learn fundamentalism
Pakistan 'a state under pressure' as authorities face the challenge of how to defeat the Taliban, amidst differing opinions and politics.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:13:40 GMT

VIDEO: FBI recover stolen artwork worth $12m
A FBI sting operation has led to the recovery of stolen artwork worth about $12m (£7.7m) including paintings by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:27:38 GMT

VIDEO: How web chats can lead to blackmail
Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim every year to a pernicious form of online crime.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:48:42 GMT


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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:33:06 +0100


Kazakh villages in guard wolf craze
Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly buying wolves to guard their land.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:32 GMT

Helsinki 'lacks luxury hotels'
Finnish capital loses out on chance to host music awards show, because there aren't enough swanky hotels for stars.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:36:34 GMT

NZ police apologise to Irish
Police say sorry for wrongly identifying a driver as Irish based on his accent, when he is actually from Auckland.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:52:24 GMT


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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:04:17 EST


Atom-thick CCD could capture images
An atomically thin material may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform. Synthetic two-dimensional materials based on metal chalcogenide compounds could be the basis for superthin devices.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:06:20 EST

Breakthrough in optical fiber communications
Researchers from the University of Southampton have revealed a breakthrough in optical fiber communications. They developed an approach that enables direct modulation of laser currents to be used to generate highly advanced modulation format signals. The research explores a radically new approach to the generation of spectrally-efficient advanced modulation format signals as required in modern optical communication systems.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:05:27 EST

Europe shows that humans and large predators can share the same landscape
The recovery of large carnivores in Europe is a great success for nature conservation. At one third of mainland Europe, at least one species of large carnivore is present, according to a new article. It is an excellent example that humans and carnivores can share the same landscape, say researchers.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:01:44 EST

Yellowstone's thermal springs: Their colors unveiled
Researchers have created a simple mathematical model based on optical measurements that explains the stunning colors of Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs and can visually recreate how they appeared years ago, before decades of tourists contaminated the pools with make-a-wish coins and other detritus.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:01:38 EST

Gene critical for proper brain development discovered
A genetic pathway has been found that accounts for the extraordinary size of the human brain. The research team has identified a gene, KATNB1, as an essential component in a genetic pathway responsible for central nervous system development in humans and other animals.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:41:52 EST


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:21:34 +0100


Report: FBI Evidence Collection 'Beset' With Problems
A prominent U.S. newspaper says an internal Federal Bureau of Investigation probe has revealed that its agents around the country have "mishandled, mislabeled and lost evidence."   The New York Times says it obtained a copy of the FBI report about the "highly critical internal investigation" that discovered errors with almost half of the 41,000 pieces of evidence reviewed.   The newspaper said the FBI evidence collection and retention system is...
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:59:53 -0500

Woman Arrested in Stabbing Deaths of 8 Children
Australian police say they have arrested the mother of most of the eight children killed in the northern city of Cairns.  The children had apparently been stabbed to death. Authorities said the 37-year-old woman was under guard Saturday after being hospitalized in stable condition with stab wounds to the chest. The woman was the mother of seven of the children.  The eighth was her niece. Queensland state police were called to a house in the Cairns suburb of Manoora Friday...
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:32:57 -0500

Pakistan Says U.S. Drone Killed 5 Militants in Northern Waziristan
Pakistani security officials say at least five Taliban militants have been killed in a U.S. drone strike in the tribal region of North Waziristan. Authorities say a U.S. drone fired two missiles Saturday in the Datta Khail district, which is a hub for al-Qaida and Taliban militants. A senior security official said none of the dead have yet been identified and the death toll is likely to rise. Pakistani troops have been conducting a major operation against local and foreign militants...
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:01:47 -0500

Russia Dismisses New US Sanctions
Russia says it has a historic right to Crimea and has dismissed new U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia because of its annexation of the territory. The Russian foreign ministry said Saturday the sanctions will not force Russia to give up Crimea because Crimea is a "historic and integral part of Russia."   U.S. President Barack Obama has imposed a wide-ranging trade ban on the Russia-annexed Crimea peninsula through an executive order that bars exports of  key U.S....
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:53:03 -0500

Fears of More Political Gridlock in 2015
2014 proved to be a difficult year politically for President Barack Obama and a very good year for the U.S. Republican Party. Republican gains in the November midterm elections gave them control of the Senate and House of Representatives for the next two years -- setting the stage for more confrontation and gridlock in the final two years of the Obama presidency. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has a preview from Washington.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:11:00 -0500


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0100

The Louisiana Purchase (1803)

Early American settlers in the western territories depended on the Mississippi River's port of New Orleans for commerce. When Spain retroceded New Orleans to France in 1800, Americans feared their access to the river would be blocked, so President Thomas Jefferson sent negotiators to broker a deal for the port city. Why did Napoleon ultimately sell the entire Louisiana territory, including New Orleans, to the US for only about 4 cents per acre, or a sum total of $15 million? Discuss

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:22:22 +0100


‘Suffering an enormous human cost’, civilian casualties up nearly 20 per cent in 2014 ¬– UN
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan increased by nearly 20 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous year and are expected to rise to a figure over 10,000 by end of December – for the first time since the UN mission in the country began keeping record in 2008.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:53:05 EST

Central African Republic: Security Council appeals to armed groups to lay down arms
The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent resurgence of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and reiterated its appeal to all parties to the conflict to “immediately and permanently” lay down their arms, release all children from their ranks, and embark upon the path of dialogue as the only viable means towards achieving lasting peace.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:36:05 EST

North Pole: Santa swamped by millions of letters
With Christmas less than a week away, Santa and his helpers have been busy receiving stacks of letters from children around the world, according to the United Nations postal agency, which estimates the total this year will climb above 7 million.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:42:15 EST

Adopting resolution, Security Council urges fight against nexus of transnational crime, terrorism
Amid a proliferation of well-funded and well-organized transnational criminal activities in Africa, the Middle East and beyond, the United Nations Security Council today adopted a resolution spotlighting its concern over the ties between cross-border crime and terrorism and called on UN Member States to ramp up efforts in combatting the two activities.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:36:25 EST

Ban visits Ebola-hit West Africa, says zero cases “must be everyone’s goal”
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that there is reason to be “cautiously optimistic” about defeating the Ebola crisis in West Africa, as he made a series of visits to countries most-affected by the unprecedented outbreak, which has sickened some 18,000 people and killed close to 7,000 others throughout the region.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:47:31 EST



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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:14:55 GMT


Police identify the Manoora child victims
POLICE have formally identified the eight children killed in a home in the Cairns suburb of Manoora.







Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:11:10 GMT

Sydney siege families direct donations
DONATIONS made in honour of Sydney siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have been directed to specific charities by their families.







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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0100

Samuel Mudd (1833)

Mudd was the physician who set the broken leg of John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln's assassin, just hours after Booth fled the crime scene. A Confederate sympathizer, Mudd was accused of aiding Booth's escape and tried along with Booth's other accomplices. Throughout, Mudd maintained that he had not recognized the disguised Booth, an acquaintance of his, and had been unaware of the assassination, but he was nonetheless convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. Why was he pardoned in 1869? Discuss

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:08:43 +0100


Bradley Cooper is a Hero in a New American Sniper Clip

The Clint Eastwood film hits theaters in a limited release December 25, everywhere January 16

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:58:51 +0000

Hotel Transylvania 2 Delivers its Own Holiday Video!

From Sony Pictures Animation, Drac, Mavis and Jonathan

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:25:48 +0000

Here’s Exactly What’s Going on Right Now with The Interview

President Obama's thoughts on the matter and Sony Pictures' response suggest the film is on the way!

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:11:34 +0000

A New Animated Video Offers Christmas Greetings from The Babadook!

"How the 'dook Stole Christmas" features the return of Jennifer Kent's terrifying creature

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:46:09 +0000

Ghostbusters Star Ernie Hudson to Play Poseidon On Once Upon a Time

And the King has an unexpected daughter

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:40:57 +0000

Charlie Cox is the Man Without Fear in New Daredevil Images

The Netflix original series will debut in 2015

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:23:57 +0000

Check Out the Opening Cinematic for Resident Evil Revelations 2

The first episode of the release debuts February 17

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:57:33 +0000

Trailer for Kill Me Three Times Starring Simon Pegg Debuts

The Kriv Stenders film also stars Sullivan Stapleton, Teresa Palmer and Luke Hemsworth

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:41:55 +0000

Watch the Trailer for Veronika Decides to Die

Sarah Michelle Geller stars in the dramatic thriller

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:17:38 +0000

Go Psycho in the First Promo for Bates Motel Season Three

The hit series returns March 2015

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:49:26 +0000


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:50:17 +0100


N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe
North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:13:16 GMT

Morricone regrets Eastwood rejection
Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:03:20 GMT

SXSW sued by crash victims' families
The families of the victims of a fatal car crash at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas are suing its organisers.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:19:43 GMT

School of Rock show set for Broadway
The musical version of the hit 2003 film School of Rock is to open on Broadway next year.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:55:30 GMT

Italian film star Lisi dies aged 78
Italian screen actress Virna Lisi, famed in the 1960s for appearing opposite stars including Frank Sinatra, dies at the age of 78.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:44:59 GMT

George III drawing is uncovered
An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the British Library.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:03:10 GMT

Marigold Hotel chosen for royal gala
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is selected as the next Royal Film Performance.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:19 GMT

Churchill painting sells for £1.8m
A painting by Sir Winston Churchill sells for almost £1.8m at auction, almost double the previous record for one of his artworks.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:19:07 GMT

Bill Cosby will not face LA charges
Charges will not be filed against comedian Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974, US prosecutors say.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:12:39 GMT

Big Red Dog creator Bridwell dies
US illustrator Norman Bridwell, creator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog books, dies at the age of 86.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:25:44 GMT


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0100

What Is Organic Food?

Growing health consciousness has caused organic food to skyrocket in popularity. Proponents of organic farming claim that it yields more nutritious, safer, and tastier food because it is not prepared with the synthetically compounded fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, medicated feed, and chemicals that are often used in food processing. Food whose ingredients are at least 95% organic by weight may carry the "USDA ORGANIC" label. Who is credited with coining the term "organic farming"? Discuss

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT

The Ganges River

Sacred to Hindus, the 1,560-mile (2,510-km) Ganges River in northern India rises from the Gangotri glacier in the Himalayas and empties into the Bay of Bengal after branching into many distributaries. Although the river is highly polluted due to its proximity to major population centers, a rare species of freshwater dolphin and a critically endangered type of shark live in its waters, and its fertile plain supports many crops. About how many people are thought to live in the Ganges basin?

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT

The Sonnet

A sonnet is a poem with 14 lines, invented in 13th-century Italy and perfected by Petrarch. The Italian sonnet is divided into an octave and a sestet. The octave states a problem, and the sestet gives its resolution, with a clear break between the two sections. When the sonnet reached England in the 16th century—chiefly through translations of Petrarch's works—poets changed its meter, rhyme scheme, and line grouping, creating the Elizabethan sonnet. What is the origin of the term "sonnet"?

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT


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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:22:25 +0200


N Korea offers assistance to US into Sony cyber attack
In a move to prove it had nothing to do with the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, North Korea offers its efforts to investigate the matter with the US.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:53:00 +0200

Mosque and state embrace in Egypt
Despite cracking down on fundamentalists, the country's rulers base their support on Islam.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200

Extremists' massacre of desperation in Pakistan
The Taliban is under pressure to prove itself as groups splinter off and the army moves in.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200

Hopes of normalcy between the US and Cuba at last
Restoring normal diplomatic relations offers an opportunity for the US and Cuba to engage on equal terms for the first time in their troubled history.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200

USA announces 'historic' opening with Cuba
The Unites States is about to re-establish diplomatic ties within months. The last three of the Cuban Five are to be released in a prisoner swap.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:53:00 +0200

Church of England appoints first woman bishop amid debate
Even though the Church of England has been deeply divided on the issue of women bishops, the Church has appointed Libby Lane as its first.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:11:00 +0200

#IllRideWithYou campaign aims to overcome Islamophobia after Sydney attack
Muslims who fear public retribution after an extremist attack in Sydney are being supported by ordinary people in solidarity against Islamophobia.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:24:00 +0200

Dalai Lama: Hardliners influencing Xi on Tibet autonomy
The Tibetan spiritual leader says Chinese President Xi Jinping was ready to discuss autonomy, but hardliners in the government were preventing this.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:45:00 +0200

Parents in Pakistan prepare for mass burial of children
The burial of those killed in a Taliban attack is under way and a former ambassador to the US says Pakistan has been too apologetic about the Taliban.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:27:00 +0200

Over 120 Pakistanis killed in Taliban high school attack
At least 126 people, most of them children, have been killed after Taliban gunmen stormed a school in Pakistani, taking hundreds of students hostage.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:45:00 +0200



 


 
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Sony hacking: Obama vows US response against North Korea

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said that Sony should not have pulled the release of "a satirical movie" in the wake of threats from North Korea, assuring that the U.S will respond to the cyber ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:09:01 -0500

Beijing protests proposed US sale of warships to Taiwan

BEIJING, China - The United States has stirred up a hornets' nest in China by approving the sale of four warships to Taiwan that Beijing claims as one of its provinces. Chinese foreign ministry ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:18:00 -0500

Under construction building in Los Angeles was set on fire, reveals probe

LOS ANGELES - Authorities have said that a fire that cost an estimated loss of $30 million in downtown Los Angeles earlier this month was an act of arson. The Dec 8 fire destroyed a seven-story ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:27:46 -0500

More trade, investment sanctions imposed on Crimea

WASHINGTON / BRUSSELS - The United States and European Union Friday approved additional sanctions against Crimea banning new investments in and trade with Ukraine's peninsula annexed by Russia ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:42:58 -0500

One-hour delivery service by Amazon for Manhattan

SEATTLE - Amazon has started a new service, Prime Now, offering one-hour delivery in Manhattan, in a latest effort to fulfill the mission of shipping goods faster than any of its rivals. The ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:09:37 -0500


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ANNE DAVIES: I met the hostage-taker recently. Ominously, he told me he did not think giving speeches would be enough.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:11:10 GMT

'We are so proud of our beautiful boy Tori'

The manager of the Lindt Chocolat Cafe was one of two people killed during Monday's siege.
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'This pen is my gun'

Three days after losing bid to overturn conviction, Man Haron Monis took 17 people hostage.
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Lawyer, mother of three killed

Sydney barrister who was top of high school class, bar exams dies in cafe siege.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:03:25 GMT

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Breaking: Reports of a bomb threat at the Department of Foreign and Affairs and Trade.
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:21:16 +0100


Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba
President Barack Obama announced a major change in United States’ policy toward Cuba this week. He said he wants Congress to ease more than 50 years of U.S. sanctions against the island nation. And he said the two nations should once again formally recognize one another. “I’ve instructed Secretary (of State John) Kerry to immediately begin discussions with Cuba to re-establish diplomatic relations that have been severed since January of 1961.”  Mr. Obama said he also wants...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:00:42 +0000

A Los Angeles Christmas
  The end of December is a time when many Americans are thinking about snow and cold weather. Yet the city of Los Angeles, California is almost always warm and sunny, even during the winter holiday season. Many people like all the holiday decorations and lights seen in and around Los Angeles. Marquis Rosales lives in Los Angeles. He likes being in southern California for the Christmas holiday. “Here it’s more unique because everyone’s so, like, kind-hearted and welcoming...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:00:34 +0000

Disagreement Over Lower Mekong River Dam Project
A two-day meeting in Laos has left government officials and environmental activists deeply divided. The meeting was called to examine plans for a 260 megawatt dam on the Lower Mekong River. The Lao government is prepared to start work on the project. Lao officials have dismissed concerns over the dam’s effect on the Mekong Delta area. The proposed Don Sahong hydropower dam would be built in the southern province of Champassak. If built, it would become one of nine dams for the...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:59:47 +0000

Top Islamic State Leaders Killed in Airstrikes
Three top Islamic State leaders were killed in a series of targeted airstrikes in Iraq, a senior U.S. Defense Department official said Thursday. The official said the recent killings, conducted between mid November and early December, will reduce the militant group's ability to command and control areas it occupies in Iraq and Syria. But a top commander warned the fight is far from over, adding that it might take at least three years to defeat the Islamic State...
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