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Three Pro-Russian Separatists Shot Dead in Ukraine Base Attack

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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Ancient shark discovery may rewrite our evolutionary history

Sharks are often seen as "living fossils," examples of evolutionary excellence that have not altered their design significantly since they came into existence. Evolutionary biologists have theorized specifically that the creatures' respiratory systems, fed by efficient gills, were present in the …

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.<p>"The source of the virus is still not known," but it was not imported from nearby countries, said Dr. …

'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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French scientists are working on an acoustic earthquake shield

A group of French scientists has developed a method of shielding cities from the force of an earthquake, and after devastating earthquakes in Chile, the idea is drawing some much-deserved attention. It works on the principle of refraction, planting an array of boreholes to redirect the …

Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syrian city of Homs

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A beloved, elderly Dutch priest who made headlines this year with a desperate plea for aid for civilians trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs was assassinated Monday by a masked gunman who shot him at his monastery, the latest attack targeting Christian clergymen in …

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 …

Migrants face 'living hell' in Greek detention

Médecins Sans Frontières reveals outbreaks of scabies and human waste seeping through floors<p>Migrants and asylum-seekers detained in Greece are being forced to endure deplorable conditions, often with devastating effects on their health, according to a report from aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières …

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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Drone captures snow-blanketed Philadelphia<p>East Coast storm causes travel delays, accidents<p>Parents claim newborn taken from hospital by tribal …

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Court Upholds Texas Abortion Law

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