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Paris attack terrorists 'had links to extremists in Britain'

Terrorist visited London and Birmingham in run up to Islamic State-inspired Paris attacks which killed 130 people<p>One of the terrorists behind the Paris attacks visited two British cities in the run up to the outrage which killed 130 people last month, it has been claimed.<p>Counter-terrorism officials …

Riot police called over anti-refugee protest in Belfast

Dozens of police officers, some in riot body armour, have been called in after a group of loyalists demonstrating against the arrival of Syrian refugees into Northern Ireland threatened to clash with anti-racist activists.<p>The demonstration against the Stormont government’s decision to take in 51 …

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Ketamine, global health, and why China's push to pass international legislation will endanger millions of patients

On 9th-11th December 2015 the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will meet in Vienna to discuss changes to the scope of control of substances and whether or not ketamine should be restricted internationally. This push for policy change stems from the illicit production and abuse of …

NATO made another big move against Russia

BRUSSELS — NATO foreign ministers invited tiny Montenegro on Wednesday to join their military alliance in its first expansion since 2009, defying Russian warnings that enlargement of the US-led bloc further into the Balkans would be a provocation.<p>In a scripted session at NATO's headquarters in …

Russia just successfully tested an anti-satellite missile

The flight test of Russia's direct ascent anti-satellite missile, known as Nudol, took place Nov. 18, according to defense officials familiar with reports of the test.<p>It was the first successful test in three attempts, said officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.<p>With the successful …

On the Red Couch with Home Improvement Host Bob Vila

<i>When we think of “America’s handyman,” one man springs to mind: Bob Vila. The bearded, flannel-wearing contractor/television host has been on-air for almost 40 years, encouraging generations of Americans to mix a little elbow grease with common sense and take home repairs into their own hands.</i><p><i>On</i> …

Democratic Debate Recap: Clinton ‘Opened the Door for her Critics,’ Remains the Frontrunner

<i>The tragic attacks in Paris surrounded the second Democratic presidential debate Saturday night that focused on terrorism, foreign policy, the economy and Wall Street, among other topics. CNN Politics Executive Editor Mark Preston analyzes the candidates’ performances and what they will mean in the</i> …