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Three Pro-Russian Separatists Shot Dead in Ukraine Base Attack

World<p>Three pro-Russian separatists were shot dead after 300 colleagues attempted to attack a national guard base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister said.<p>Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post that 63 of the 300 separatists were detained after attempting to seize the base in Mariupol, …

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Glow-in-the-dark 'smart' highway opens in the Netherlands

One of the proposed features of the highway: weather-sensitive markings.<i><br>(Credit: Studio Roosegaarde)</i><p><b>A strip of "smart" highway with glow-in-the-dark</b> …

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Portland to Flush Reservoir After Teen Uses It as a Toilet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Portland will dispose of 38 million gallons of treated reservoir water after learning that a …

U.S. to send 2 more missile defense ships to Japan to protect from North Korea

The United States will send more missile defense ships to Japan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday, as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats.<p>North Korea has carried out a series of missile launches in recent weeks and has warned it was preparing to …

Chicago train crash driver who 'fell asleep' is sacked

<b>A Chicago train operator, whose train derailed last month when she dozed off, has been sacked, officials say.</b><p>Thirty-two people were hurt when the Chicago Transit Authority train jumped its tracks at O'Hare International Airport and hurtled up an escalator.<p>The woman, 25, worked as an operator for …

Prince George’s car seat prompts protests in New Zealand

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the eight-month-old son have not touched down in Wellington, but their visit is already causing controversy<p>As he embarks on his first royal tour, Prince George will also find himself at the centre of his first controversy after New Zealanders started protesting …

Wisconsin's Zach Bohannon Is The Selfie King Of The Final Four (PHOTOS)

Wisconsin forward Zach Bohannon scored big at the Final Four before any of the games were even played. A fifth-year graduate student who didn't step on the court during Wisconsin's win in the Elite Eight, Bohannon emerged as a social media star at the Final Four after taking a selfie with the coach …

Russia Increases Gas Prices in Ukraine as Ultra-Nationalists Turn Violent in Kiev

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian gas company Gazprom announced today that it will hike up oil prices in Ukraine by more than …

Another Dead End, But Malaysia Airlines Searchers Not Giving Up

The first objects fished out of the Indian Ocean that searchers hoped would give them a clue about the missing Malaysia Airlines jet turned out to be …

Japan told to halt Antarctic whaling by international court

The international court of justice (ICJ) has ordered a temporary halt to Japan’s annual slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean after concluding that the hunts are not, as Japan claims, conducted for scientific research.<p>The UN court’s decision, by a 12-4 majority among a panel of judges, casts …

Obama Told Military Leaders: Accept Gays In Military Or Step Down, Admiral Says

In a meeting with the heads of the five service branches in 2010, President Obama offered the leaders a choice: Support my efforts to end the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, or resign, the Commandant of the Coast Guard said.<p>In a video obtained by BuzzFeed via a Freedom of Information Act …

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Report: Students in Asia are better problem solvers than in the U.S. - CNN.com

More than 85,000 15-year-olds in 44 countries were tested by the OECD. (File picture)<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Children in Asian countries are on average better problem solvers than their European and American peers, according to a new study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.<p>In 2012 the …

In Africa, homophobia is driving gays to speak out

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — When South African airport officials threatened to send Dr. Paul Semugoma back to his native Uganda, he shook with fear.<p>Semugoma, an outspoken gay activist, was determined to remain in this country, where he has lived for two years, rather than be sent back to one of …

Infographic: Autism Rate Soars in CDC Study

News<p>The CDC study surveyed 11 states where rates varied from 1 in 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey to 1 in 175 children in Alabama. While the rate has been surging over the last decade, there is no definitive explanation behind the increase. Experts believe some of …

Chris Brown Asks Judge to Dismiss Assault Charge

Lawyers representing beleaguered pop star Chris Brown have asked a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge, stemming from an alleged …

France gets Twitch infrastructure upgrade, as company eyes other regions for expansion

Broadcast platform Twitch announced today that they're expanding their infrastructure in Paris, France to help deliver more capacity to Europe.<p>The new Paris point of presence follows four other expansions in the area, including the addition of Prague, in the past three months.<p>"As the only live …