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Abu Hamza: Radical cleric 'hid behind religion'

<b>A radical Muslim cleric who served seven years in a British prison had "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York has said.</b><p>Opening statements in the trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri began on Thursday.<p>Abu Hamza, 55, denies 11 terrorism charges …

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'Deeply Ashamed' Ferry Captain Among First to Abandon Ship

The captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing, is under investigation as a possible …

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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 …

China’s “fast food homes” were built quickly and cheaply, and they’re starting to collapse

It wasn’t the kind of real estate collapse that many China observers have been warning about—but for dozens of residents of an apartment building that disintegrated in the eastern province of Zheijiang on Friday, it was much scarier.<p>The collapse of a five-story building in the city of Fenghua …

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Edward Snowden Wins ‘Truth-Teller’ Award

Hero or trait­or, Ed­ward Snowden can now add one thing to his re­sume: award-win­ner.<p>The former Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency …

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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 …

Archaeologists identify 67-year-old shipwreck off Florida coast

Archaeologists have identified a 67-year-old shipwreck revealed during low tide on New Year's Day in the waters off northeast Florida.<p>The Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program confirmed that the ship is the Bermuda-based Deliverance, which wrecked in 1947 off Ponte Vedra Beach.<p>Low tides …

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 …

Report: MH370 disappearance a criminal investigation, police chief says

The investigation into Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now classified as a criminal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing the Malaysian police chief.<p>Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said authorities have already recorded more than 170 statements and will interview more …

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'GMA' Hot List: Firefighters rescue a St. Bernard trapped on a roof<p>Modified game of Russian roulette suspected in teen's death<p>ICE allegedly takes …

Mother's Day 2014: How our mums influence the way we dress

From sewing clothes as an act of defiance in communist-era Slovakia to memories of one much-missed mum's Ossie Clark dress, Bibi Lynch talks to two women about how their mum influenced their style – and reflects on her own own fashion relationship with her mother<p>We lived in Slovakia, under a …

'Star Trek' captain's chair on eBay hosted tons of celebrity buns

Huston Huddleston is known as the man who saved the bridge. He rescued and refurbed a Paramount-built bridge set for the Enterprise-D. Much of it was salvageable, but the captain's chair had succumbed to five years of weathering and rotting. A replacement was built and the whole set went on a tour …

‘I had a double hand transplant’

Imagine looking down at your hands and seeing fingers that aren’t your own. Rose Eveleth asks a woman with a double hand transplant what it feels like. It’s the first in a series where we talk to fascinating people who are living the future today.<p>The first thing Lindsay Ess remembers after waking …