Ezequiel Espiricueta

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Trump gets North Korea warning

Trump was warned about threat from North Korea being 'top national security priority'. Brian Todd reports.

Massachusetts college stops flying US flag on campus for now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hampshire College, a liberal arts institution of about 1,400 students, has taken some heat after deciding not to fly the US flag.<p>A day after the presidential election, the Massachusetts college sided with students who lowered the flag to half-staff.<p>The administration wanted to build student …

Los Angeles

A message from the people of Aleppo to the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> They stand tall and proud in front of a crumbling skyline, the exhaustion of their cause written on their faces.<p>Some wear jeans and T-shirts and sneakers. Others wear the uniforms of their trades: hospital scrubs, or a hard hat. The men hold Syrian opposition flags and a woman clutches a …

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours<p>Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of national energy network figures.<p>…

Renewable Energy

The Dangerous March of China’s Tech Companies

I recently spent a week visiting companies in China, trying to learn as much as I could about the digital transformation and trends in the world’s …

Colombia seized a monstrous amount of cocaine

Police say that the haul belonged to the Urabeños, Colombia's largest and most-feared drug cartel that is also known as the Clan Usuga, and is currently being specifically targeted by the government.<p>The authorities said the drugs — of which nearly 1.7 tons were found wrapped and apparently ready …

IBM memory advances could speed up your phone

Ever wanted to pound your PC as it crawls through a restart or fumed that your phone takes much too long to launch an e-book app? IBM has some good news for you.<p>On Tuesday, Big Blue announced an improvement to a technology called phase-change memory (PCM) that could uncork these bottlenecks. PCM …

'Many suffer but no one talks about it': the rise of eating disorders in Japan

Enormous cultural pressure to be thin and a lack of support for mental health issues has left people struggling<p>Akira, 37, lives in the heart of Tokyo, a metropolis that lights up like a fluorescent fairground at night. She shares the city with 13.35 million other residents, but had no one to turn …

Mental Health

Transgender bathroom rule a matter of dignity, Obama says

WASHINGTON — New federal rules on school bathrooms are designed to protect transgender students from bullying, President Obama said Monday.<p>"Anybody who has been in school, in high school, who has been a parent should realize that kids who are sometimes in the minority — kids who have a different …

Google AI channels Vogons, writes terrible poems

Google's AI has been writing poetry.<p>Of a sort, at least. It hasn't been intending to write poetry, but the poetry has just been spilling out of its soul. No, that's not it either. Actually, the "poems" are a result of the neural network figuring out how to form sentences and sound more like a …

Poetry

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Mike Wadhera Contributor<p>Mike Wadhera is the founder of Teleport.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The future of mobile video is virtual reality<p>Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, …

Refugees are fleeing Denmark, a Scandinavian ‘wonderland,’ en masse

By Rick Noack<p>Rick Noack<p>Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Denmark has long been a model country: Some of its political initiatives have sounded more like fiction than reality, and too good to be true. The country's higher education system, for …

Liberal Party

Energy-rich Russia pays little attention to climate change

As temperatures rise worldwide, areas such as Siberia are suffering increasingly long dry spells. Russia's national weather agency says the country is the fastest-warming part of the world.<p>But Russia has taken little action to reduce its own emissions of the greenhouse gases believed to be behind …

Mexican migrants are heading back home — and that's bad news for the U.S. economy

The Pew Research Center released a report this month on Mexican migration to the United States that should give us pause. It did not address Donald Trump's claims that Mexico is mostly sending violent criminals to the United States; other studies, including a comprehensive report by the National …

Immigration

Venezuela is accusing the US of industrial espionage

"The oil industry is the backbone of the Venezuelan economy," Maduro said on state television. "The U.S. empire for a long time … has intended to sabotage [Venezuela's] oil industry and defeat the [Caracas] government in order to steal the oil."<p>He spoke Wednesday shortly after the news website The …

Venezuela

'Maybe it's our fault': Paris attacker's sister speaks of guilt, disbelief

See Hala Gorani's interview with Samy Amimour's sister on CNN International at 8 p.m. GMT on Friday.<p><b>Drancy, France (CNN) —</b> When Samy Amimour's older sister last spoke to him in August, it was an everyday conversation.<p>He told her to send kisses to the family and to his pet cat, whom he had left …

Reports: Russia launches electronic warfare in Syria as tensions rise

Russia is preparing to begin waging electronic warfare in Syria with the institution of jamming systems that are meant to prevent an incident similar to the attack on Tuesday that brought down a Russian plane in the war-torn region, according to reports by the Russian news media.<p>Moscow also will …

An African scientist solved a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious diseases

<i>Cameroonian scientist Dr Wilfred Ndifon has proposed a solution to a 70-year old immunological mystery relating to the original antigenic sin. This complex problem has played havoc with efforts to fight infectious diseases, particularly in places such as Africa where people can suffer successive</i> …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> US presidential candidate Donald Trump's row with a New York Times journalist has escalated further. The real-estate mogul has been accused of mocking reporter Serge Kovaleski's physical disability.<p><b>2.</b>Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he cannot support Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to bomb …

The one thing that could make or break solar energy

I'm not talking about subsidies, like the US' Business Energy Investment Tax Credit, but rather ways the solar industry gets access to the grid, particularly for very small projects.<p>But as the solar industry grows to become a larger piece of the electric industry, it puts a strain on utilities that …

Solar Power

BHP rebuts UN 'toxic waste' claim at Brazil dam

<b>Australian mining giant BHP says mud spilled by the devastating collapse of a dam at a Brazilian mine is not toxic.</b><p>On Thursday the UN said the dam burst at the Samarco mine unleashed a flood equivalent to "20,000 Olympic swimming pools of toxic mud".<p>The incident earlier this month in Minas Gerais …

Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protesters hold community Thanksgiving

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protesters paused on Thursday to share a community Thanksgiving Day meal on the spot outside a police station where they have been demonstrating for more than a week over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man.<p>Members of the group …

China's Slump Is Worse Than You Think

The unreliability of Chinese official economic data has become almost a cliche. A few years before he became China's premier, Li Keqiang said that …

What internationalization of China's yuan means for the world economy

China’s currency, the yuan, recently (and briefly) became the world’s fourth-most-used form of payment, behind the U.S. dollar, euro and pound …

US 'playing catch-up to China' in clean energy efforts, UN climate chief says

Christiana Figueres takes swipe at Barack Obama, saying China ‘has taken an undisputed leadership’ in transforming economy to avoid further climate change<p>China is now leading the world when it comes to fighting climate change – handily beating the US’s efforts under Barack Obama to move to a clean …

Presenting 5+1 Ways To Smuggle Billions Out Of China

Last week, we brought you the story of “Mr. Chen” and his “yellow loafers,” tea, and Snickers bars.<p>Chen is apparently a kind of catch-all for China’s …

Stock Markets

This isn’t a Boeing or Airbus plane

China is one of the biggest aviation markets but relies on Boeing and Airbus aircraft. The multibillion-dollar effort to create the homegrown C919 …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …