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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:46:04 +0200


Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands
Anti-racism protesters converge on the "Free Speech" rally featuring right-wing speakers.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:00:06 GMT

Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled
The hunt continues for Younes Abouyaaqoub, who police say may have driven the van that killed 13.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:05:25 GMT

Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid 'distraction'
The couple will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors to avoid political distraction, officials say.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:01:48 GMT

Finland killings: Knifeman 'targeted women in Turku terror attack'
Police cite a terrorist attack as an 18-year-old Moroccan is held over Friday's double killing.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:34:55 GMT

Erdogan critic Dogan Akhanli arrested in Spain
Germany accuses Turkey of intimidation after the detention of German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:47:33 GMT

 
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:14:08 +0200


Finland killings: Briton who helped victims says he is 'not a hero'
Paramedic Hassan Zubier says he did "what he was trained for" after being caught up in a knife attack.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:13:08 GMT

Bury St Edmunds head teacher 'locked children in rooms'
Children could be heard "shouting or crying" from the room, a teaching and leadership panel is told.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:06:38 GMT

Cromer disorder: Pubs shut as seaside town 'in lockdown'
Police say extra officers are on patrol in Cromer, where bars and pubs closed early on Saturday.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:53:22 GMT

Singer stops gig after fan 'groped'
The Architects interrupt a gig in Amsterdam because the lead singer claims he sees a fan being groped.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:35:46 GMT

Vehicles left dangling as car park collapses in Nottingham
The front facia wall of an NCP car park in central Nottingham falls away.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:06:31 GMT


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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:36:59 +0200


EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit window
A man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:46:23 GMT

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:42:10 GMT

Armed man shot by police at US Capitol building
Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:29:40 GMT

How did FBI unlock dead gunman's iPhone?
The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:22:51 GMT

Library cuts: How flagship building made savings
Birmingham's new £189m library had to shed staff and reduce hours within two years of opening.
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:00:16 GMT


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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:46:51 +0200


Canadian cop's lack of French cancels speeding ticket
Driver won't have to face court because a police officer only spoke to him in English.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:31:42 GMT

Iceland toilet roll 'price war' wipes out jobs
Opening of warehouse store in Icelandic capital sees workers laid off from country's only toilet paper manufacturer.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:12:04 GMT

Belarus minister wants ex-prisoners to work on farms
Interior minister suggests prisoners work on farms as form of rehabilitation.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:17:15 GMT


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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:24:01 EDT


Seeking the secret ingredient in the original smallpox vaccine
Thanks to a secret vaccine ingredient as well as a net of worldwide researchers and successful vaccination campaigns, smallpox was finally eradicated in 1977. A new study provides an in-depth investigation of the mysteries associated with the development of smallpox vaccine and is a rich and interesting account of how the vaccine lymph was spread worldwide.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:36:56 EDT

New Bioimaging technique is fast and economical
A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical diagnosis, guided surgery, or pre-clinical drug testing.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:24:30 EDT

To reduce postoperative pain, consider sleep -- and caffeine
A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects of sleep loss on subsequent surgical pain.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:24:27 EDT

Astrophysicist predicts detached, eclipsing white dwarfs to merge into exotic star
Astrophysicists have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively. White dwarfs are the remnants of Sun-like stars, many of which are found in pairs, or binaries.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:24:21 EDT

Ocean channel in Bahamas marks genetic divide in Brazilian free-tailed bats
Brazilian free-tailed bats are expert flyers, capable of migrating hundreds of miles and regularly traveling more than 30 miles a night. But they pull up short at a narrow ocean channel that cuts across the Bahamas, dividing bat populations that last shared an ancestor hundreds of thousands of years ago.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:24:18 EDT


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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:44:07 +0200


Barcelona Investigators Focusing Increasingly on North African Links
A year ago, analysts were expressing confidence during a major conference in London that southern Europe would avoid the kind of large-scale Islamic terror attacks seen in northern European cities like Paris and Brussels. At a conference at King's College, London, to explore the jihadist threat to Europe, analysts drawn from across the continent highlighted the fact that neither Spain — nor Italy, for that matter, which has also been on the receiving end of vocal Islamic State threats...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:23:01 -0400

IS Atrocities Spike in North, East Afghanistan
Recent terror attacks claimed by the Islamic State militant group in Afghanistan indicate an increase in the atrocities it's committing against civilians and a deliberate attempt to wreak havoc and spread fear among noncombatants in the country. Since its emergence in 2015, the extremist group has claimed responsibility for a number of deadly attacks across Afghanistan and has been accused of indiscriminately attacking civilians in general and the Shi'ite minority in...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:25:03 -0400

Venezuelan Congress Rejects Constituent Assembly's Power Seizure
Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly met Saturday to reject the pro-government constituent assembly's proclamation of lawmaking authority a day earlier. Outspoken opposition spokesman Freddy Guevara, the vice president of the National Assembly, on Saturday condemned the constituent assembly's power grab, and the body itself, as "null." He accused the pro-government assembly of acting to approve contracts and secure international financing in the midst...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:38:57 -0400

Somalia Forces Capture Key al-Shabab Town of Bariire
African Union and Somali government forces have captured the town of Bariire, a strategic militant base in the south of the country, officials and witnesses said Saturday. Commanders said the Islamist al-Shabab group fled following heavy fighting outside the town in which the joint troops approached from three directions. Bariire was one of al-Shabab's strongholds in the south and only 45 kilometers (27 miles) from Mogadishu, the country's capital. "The joint troops...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:30:47 -0400

Video, Photos: VOA Reports on Competing Boston Rallies
Thousands of leftist activists marched Saturday through downtown Boston in opposition to a planned free-speech rally that featured right-wing speakers, heavily outnumbering the few dozen people who showed up for the rally. WATCH: VOA's Carolyn Presutti in Boston WATCH: VOA Spanish service broadcast Celia Mendoza in Boston The rally was organized in July by a group calling itself Boston Free Speech, which says it is made up of a coalition of "libertarians,...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:04:25 -0400


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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0200

Leonard Bernstein Conducts His Final Concert (1990)

Less than two months before he died, Bernstein, a highly regarded American composer and conductor, conducted what would be his final concert. He had suffered from smoking-related lung problems for years, and his coughing fit partway through the Boston Symphony appearance that night nearly ended the performance. With his health declining, he officially retired in early October, and he died just five days later. What feat in 1943 made him an overnight sensation and set his career in motion? Discuss

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT


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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:49:46 +0200


'UN stands in solidarity with Finland in its fight against terrorism,' says Guterres
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today condemned the terrorist attack in south-western Finland which killed at least two people.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST

'Civilians are Not a Target,' says UN chief on World Humanitarian Day
On World Humanitarian Day, the United Nations and its partners are calling on all global leaders to do everything in their power to protect people caught up in conflict, and to stand with the health and aid workers who risk their lives to help them.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST

Marking World Humanitarian Day, UN urges protection for civilians in armed conflict
Civilians in conflict are not a target, top United Nations officials today stressed at a special event marking World Humanitarian Day, which honours aid workers and pays homage to those killed in service, while also drawing attention to the millions of people today living in war zones.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST

More than 350,000 children vaccinated against polio in hard to reach areas of Syria – UN
A United Nations polio vaccination campaign in Syria has provided protection to more than 355,000 children under age five in two governorates, where violence has made access especially difficult.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST

Yemen's 'man-made catastrophe' is ravaging country, senior UN officials tell Security Council
Warning about escalating suffering in Yemen's man-made catastrophe, senior United Nations officials today addressed the Security Council, calling on the international community to push for a political solution to the more than two-year-old conflict.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST



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A new plan to tackle vehicle attacks: govt
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will announce a new national security strategy following the terrorist attack in Barcelona in which a vehicle was once again used to mow down innocent people in a crowded area.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:49:46 +0200

CCTV of murdered Vic grandmother released
Footage of a murdered Melbourne grandmother has been released as well as a photo of her car as police continue to hunt for the 69-year-old's killer.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:49:46 +0200




 

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0200

Orville Wright (1871)

Born and raised in Ohio, Orville was four years younger than his brother Wilbur. They were in the bicycle business when they began the aeronautic experiments that led to the first controlled, powered airplane flight in 1903. Wilbur died in 1912, and Orville sold his interest in their company three years later. He later served for 28 years on the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, a precursor to NASA, before his death in 1948. What toy sparked Orville's interest in flying as a boy? Discuss

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:42:27 +0200


Star Wars Battlefront II Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer

Stay tuned for the live stream of gameplay on August 21

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:42:27 +0000

Jigsaw International Poster Revealed

The eighth film in the Saw horror franchise opens on October 27

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:03:21 +0000

New Line Cinema’s Conjuring Universe Surpasses $1 Billion

Still to come are The Nun, The Conjuring 3 and The Crooked Man

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:43:03 +0000

Hasbro’s Star Wars Forces of Destiny Unboxing

See Princess Leia from Return of the Jedi, Rey from Force Awakens, and Jyn Erso from Rogue One!

The post Hasbro’s Star Wars Forces of Destiny Unboxing appeared first on ComingSoon.net.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:05:32 +0000

Gotham Season 4 Casts Prison Break’s Marina Benedict and More

Check out who she'll be playing

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:14:45 +0000

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Brings You the ‘Greatest Movie Promo Ever’

"We're literally moving the moon!"

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:16:11 +0000

New Riverdale Season 2 Teaser Brings Mystery, Teen Angst

The series returns in October

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:46:28 +0000

Exclusive: Adam Wingard Talks Godzilla vs. Kong

"You really have to take them seriously, almost as people"

The post Exclusive: Adam Wingard Talks Godzilla vs. Kong appeared first on ComingSoon.net.


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:57:02 +0000

Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 Teaser Trailer Debuts

The series returns October 1

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:41:07 +0000

Tom Cruise Flying High in New American Made Featurette

Look for it to hit the big screen September 29

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:11:50 +0000


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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:37:06 +0200


Sir Bruce Forsyth: 8 little-known facts about his career
As well as hosting hit game shows, he was in movies, a TV sitcom and tried to crack America.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:58:31 GMT

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end case
A Los Angeles court rejects a plea by a woman raped by the director to dismiss the 40-year-old case.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:43:39 GMT

Why is MTV bringing back Unplugged and TRL?
Shawn Mendes will be the first artist to perform in a revival of MTV Unplugged.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:19 GMT

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89
Tributes are paid to the TV legend, who hosted Strictly Come Dancing and The Generation Game.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:14:13 GMT

Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest
The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:53:50 GMT

Black British stars celebrated at National Portrait Gallery
Sir Trevor McDonald, Naomi Campbell and Tinie Tempah are among the faces in a major new exhibition.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:11:55 GMT

Actress Rouass caught up in Barcelona attack
The actress says she had to hide in a restaurant freezer and heard gunshots outside.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:15:40 GMT

Ex-BBC reporter Liz MacKean dies after stroke
Award-winning correspondent, who left BBC after row over her Jimmy Savile investigation, had a stroke.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:50:40 GMT

Jacques Cousteau's relationship with son revisited in new film
The explorer became famous in Britain in the 1970s for his TV documentaries about the underwater world.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:31:33 GMT

Detroit director Kathryn Bigelow urges race talks
The director of a film about the 1967 riots says she wants to meet racism "head-on.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:52:16 GMT


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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0200

Banco Central Burglary at Fortaleza

The 2005 Banco Central burglary in Fortaleza, Brazil, was one of the largest bank robberies in history. In one weekend, thieves took nearly four tons of uninsured, non-sequential 50-real notes valued at roughly $70 million. The burglars spent three months tunneling to the vault from a rented house two blocks away. Though the police made several arrests in the case, more than $60 million remains missing. Why weren't neighbors suspicious when they saw vanloads of soil being removed from the house? Discuss

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT

William James Sidis: Child Prodigy

Sidis was an American child prodigy who could read The New York Times by the time he was 18 months old. By age eight, he had taught himself eight languages and had invented one of his own. It is said that in his adult years he could speak more than 40 languages and learn a new one in a single day. In 1909, he became the youngest person ever to enroll at Harvard College and began lecturing on higher mathematics the following year. What became of Sidis after he graduated in 1914, at age 16?

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake

The Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake is a 200-year-old competition held annually in the Cotswolds region of England. Drawing both local and international participants, the race begins when a round of Double Gloucester cheese is set loose at the top of a steep hill. Competitors dash after it, risking sprained ankles, broken bones, and concussions in the chase. Even spectators risk injury, as the cheese reaches speeds of 70 mph (113 km/h). What does the first person over the finish line win?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT


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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:55:36 +0200


Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims
King Salman has ordered the reopening of the border with Qatar to hajj pilgrims, state media said Thursday, despite a major diplomatic crisis.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:30:00 +0200

Two Bangladeshis die taking flood selfies as crisis worsens
Police said the 15-year-old boys were snapping selfies at a flooded road in the northern town of Melandah on Wednesday when they were swept away.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:13:00 +0200

French 'falling out of love' with Macron after 100 days
The French are "falling out of love" with Macron, the right-leaning daily Le Figaro headlined Sunday.
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:26:00 +0200

70 years of pain across the India-Pakistan border
Thousands will cheer at the Wagah border crossing this week as the two countries celebrate the anniversaries of their independence.
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:23:00 +0200

Charlottesville is America everywhere
US white supremacists and Neo-Nazis are no longer afraid of showing their faces because they face no repercussions.
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:03:00 +0200

The future of news: A conversation with Google
Video is the future of news, but tech giants and publishers must work together to ensure the value of journalism in a free society isn’t squandered
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Dutch, Belgians launch raids as Europe egg scandal grows
Millions of eggs have been destroyed or taken off the shelves across Europe
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:53:00 +0200

FBI raids former Trump campaign adviser's home as part of Russia probe
Spokesman confirms FBI searched Paul Manafort's residence after US media reported agents seized documents in July raid.
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:40:00 +0200

Emmanuel Macron is already showing he is no progressive
The new French president’s committment to social justice has come in for questioning.
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:06:00 +0200

Google fires employee who authored anti-diversity memo
The move splashed fuel on a burning controversy about whether "political correctness" is stifling free speech.
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:29:00 +0200



 


 
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Jarryd Hayne brushed fellow Gold Coast players in favour of spending time with old mates
Jarryd Hayne did nothing to enhance his reputation as a team player when the Titans star spent more time with his former teammates than his current ones last week.
Sat Aug 19 23:48:30 UTC 2017

The Big Anxiety Festival tests theory of arts as a mental health fix
In the course of founding expressionism the Dutch-born artist Vincent van Gogh drove himself to the brink of insanity and ended the self torture with a shot to the head.
Sat Aug 19 23:43:28 UTC 2017

EPL wrap: Manchester United flying, Mat Ryan battles again and Arsenal upset
Manchester United netted four goals for the second consecutive week in the Premier League to rout Swansea City 4-0 on Saturday and ensure their highest-scoring start to a season for 110 years.
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ACT Policing are seeking the public's help to locate missing 13-year-old, Jack Hambilton.
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College Admissions: Identifying Helpful Resources
  It is never too late to ask for help. This advice can be useful for anyone in their day-to-day life. It can also be important for someone hoping to get a college education one day. Seeking admission to a college or university can be a complex process. There are so many things to consider. Some of the decisions you make can affect the rest of your life. In the United States, most college applicants are high school students. Many are 17 or 18 years old. One might ask how...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:05:18 +0000

Seeing an Eclipse Is Good! Being Eclipsed Is Not
  Hello and welcome to Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program we explore the origin and usage of common expressions in American English. We always give examples or dialogues using the expressions. Sometimes we even use the words in a short story. All of these can, hopefully, teach you how to best use the expressions. For today's word we turn our eyes toward the sky! There is one natural event that many people want to experience during...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:02:25 +0000

Breastfeeding Center Helps Ugandan Lawmakers with Work, Motherhood
The World Health Organization (WHO) says breastfeeding is very important for the health of babies. WHO officials say mother’s milk should be the only food given to babies during the first six months of life. They advise that breastfeeding should continue in children up to two years of age. But that can be difficult for working mothers around the world. In Uganda, parliament is supporting the act of breastfeeding by providing a free day care center for female lawmakers and the...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:00:45 +0000

Reporter’s Arrest Increases Concerns about Bangladeshi Law
  Abdul Latif Morol's problems started after he wrote on social media about a dead goat. Morol, a Bangladeshi journalist, had reported on a donation from a government official. The official had given a number of farm animals to a rural community southwest of Dhaka, the country’s capital. One of the animals, a goat, had quickly died. “Goat given by the state minister in the morning died in the evening,” Morol wrote. A pro-government newspaper correspondent accused the...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:27:14 +0000

UN Officials: Libyan Unrest Harming Children
  The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says more than 500,000 children in Libya are in need of some kind of humanitarian assistance. The UN agency notes that migrant children passing through Libya are especially at risk of abuse. Competing governments have sought to control the North African country since the fall of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in October of 2011. There is no sign the fighting, displacement of people and economic problems will end anytime...
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