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Violence spreads across Israel after shooting in Galilee

Months of simmering violence between Israelis and Palestinians in East Jerusalem spread to Israeli Arab towns this weekend after police shot and killed a 22-year-old man in the Galilee town of Kufr Kana, apparently as he was running away.<p>In their original statements about the death on Friday night …

Phase transitions: steam engines, Dark Matter and the Higgs | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

How the physics of the industrial revolution now connects cosmology and particle physics<p>We had a particle physics seminar at UCL on Friday; we usually do. This one was from Malcolm Fairbairn and was mainly about Dark Matter.<p>“Dark Matter” is the mysterious stuff which we postulate to explain several …

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like.<p>Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.<p>Elon Musk<p>He told an audience at MIT on Friday that "we should be very careful about …

US-led air strikes on Syria have killed more than 500 Isis and al-Nusra fighters

US-led air strikes on Syria have killed more than 500 people, mainly Islamist militants, since they began last month, activists said as fighting continued in the border town of Kobani.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of activists on the ground, said …

Canada will not be intimidated by Ottawa shooting, declares prime minister

The prime minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, vowed a tough and uncompromising response to a brazen gun attack on the national parliament on Wednesday that left a soldier dead and a nation in shock.<p>As calm fell on Canada’s idyllic capital, where hours earlier Michael Zehaf-Bibeau had forced his way …

Coalition hits ISIS in Syria, Iraq

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS appears to have gained more ground in Iraq.<p>Islamic State fighters surrounded one of Iraq's largest air bases Tuesday, a police captain in Anbar province and other security sources told CNN. The militants are preparing to launch an attack on Ein Al-Assad military airbase, which is …

U.S. Strikes At ISIS In Kobani As Kurds Claim Progress

The besieged city of Kobani, Syria, has seen an increase in air strikes and fighting, with Kurdish fighters in the area saying they've stopped the extremist group ISIS from advancing. As the U.S.-led coalition carried out strikes on areas east and south of Kobani, new reports emerged about Turkey's …

East Ukraine rebel leader Gubarev unconscious after ambush

<b>A top rebel politician in eastern Ukraine, Pavel Gubarev, is unconscious in hospital after gunmen fired at his car and it crashed into a pillar, Russian media report.</b><p>Sources in Mr Gubarev's pro-Russian "Novorossiya" movement said his car was attacked in the Donetsk region, en route from …

Russia

In Hong Kong, opponents scuffle with pro-democracy protesters

Opponents of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement stepped up their pressure Monday, scuffling with demonstrators and attempting to clear barricades near one of the main sit-in sites.<p>Hundreds of counter-demonstrators, including masked men, confronted pro-democracy protesters behind roadblocks on …

Turkey opens its bases for US and coalition forces in fight against Isis

Turkey has agreed to let US and coalition forces use its bases, including a key installation within 100 miles of the Syrian border, for operations against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Syria and Iraq, US defence officials have said.<p>But progress in negotiations with Turkey, including Ankara’s …

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists reinforce barricades at protest site

Pro-democracy demonstrators in central Hong Kong have used cement to reinforce the barricades defending a protest site after being attacked by counter-protesters on Monday afternoon, raising the stakes in a student-led movement which has paralysed huge swaths of the city for the past 16 days.<p>Hours …

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …

U.S. military: Airstrikes against ISIS won't save key city of Kobani

U.S. airstrikes "are not going to save" the key Syrian city of Kobani from being overtaken by ISIS, said Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby.<p>"I think we all should be steeling ourselves for that eventuality," he told reporters in a daily briefing Wednesday.<p>"We are doing everything we can to …

NASA eyes crew deep sleep option for Mars mission

A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.<p>The deep sleep, called torpor, would reduce astronauts’ metabolic functions with existing medical procedures. Torpor also can occur naturally in cases of …

Isis militants enter Kobani on Syria's border with Turkey

Warplanes believed to have been sent by the US-led coalition on Tuesday struck positions held by Islamic State (Isis) militants near a Syrian border town that beleaguered Kurdish forces have been struggling to defend.<p>The air strikes began late on Monday and came as Kurdish forces pushed Isis …

Hong Kong Protests Offer A Revelation To Mainland Chinese

The government of China has described the protests that have gripped Hong Kong for the past five days as illegal and chaotic. Any mention of the demonstrations is quickly erased from the Internet. At the same time, many mainland Chinese, in the territory for business or tourism, are observing the …

How "Khorasan" Went From Nowhere To The Biggest Threat To The U.S.

The Islamist group targeted in airstrikes in Syria was almost unknown to the American public until recently. Now the Obama administration says they present a direct threat to the U.S.<p>WASHINGTON — An Al-Qaeda-connected group that the Obama administration has targeted with airstrikes alongside ISIS …

U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time

American jets began bombing ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday, raising U.S. involvement in the war-torn country and sending a forceful message to the terror group.<p>The airstrikes focused on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, a U.S. official told CNN, though other locations were hit as well.<p>At least 20 …

Islamic State video threatens to target White House and US troops

Islamic State militants have threatened to target the White House and kill US troops in a new slickly made video response to Barack Obama's campaign to "degrade and destroy" the organisation.<p>The video, in the style of a blockbuster movie trailer for what is "coming soon", purports to show a masked …

Southern secessionist group forming paramilitary unit called the “Indomitables” | Salon.com

According to anonymous sources from within the LOS, as well as leaked internal communications, the LOS secret unit has been dubbed “The Indomitables”and appears to be stacked with white supremacists, former Klan members and neo-Nazis.<p>Michael Hill, in a note offered to encourage his Indomitables, …

Lumia Denim software update lets Cortana listen all the time, makes other improvements too

The next Windows Phone software update brings a number of small yet useful features to Lumia handsets. Dubbed Lumia Denim, the update follows the …

A Strategy for Beating the Islamic State

How to build a regional coalition of the willing against the terrorist group.<p>“We don’t have a strategy yet.” With those words, President Obama seems to have encapsulated everything that his critics have been alleging for months: that he’s improvising, halting and altogether slow to react to the …

Obama: Vision of peaceful Europe threatened by "Russia's aggression"

As Air Force One landed in Estonia's capital Wednesday, President Barack Obama's message to Vladimir Putin -- only 500 miles away in Moscow -- was clear: Stay put.<p>Obama's trip to the former Soviet state, ahead of this week's NATO summit in Wales, is meant to reassure nervous Eastern Europe that …

Iraq crisis: Shia and Kurdish forces move against IS

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1105000/1105149_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534434303_a358f1c09eea525b36daa9b97a524be8<p><b>Iraqi Shia militias and Kurdish forces are continuing their advance against Islamic State militants after breaking the siege of Amerli in northern</b> …

Middle East

Boko Haram Seize Nigerian Town After Deadly Battle: Witnesses

By Lanre Ola<p>MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Islamist Boko Haram insurgents overran most of a northeastern Nigerian town on Tuesday after hours of fighting that killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, security sources said.<p>The Islamists launched an attack on the town of Bama, 70 …

AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight

MOSCOW (AP) — Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace …

Steven Sotloff beheaded by Islamic State - latest

Every possible option to rescue British hostage being considered, says Philip Hammond, as Barack Obama says US "will not be intimidated"<p>• <b>Nato summit Wales: Isil and Ukraine top agenda - latest</b> <b><br>• Biden: US will follow terrorists to 'gates of Hell'</b><p><i>Latest</i><p><b>00.00</b> Thanks for following our live coverage. …

U.S. jet fighters, drones strike ISIS fighters, convoys in Iraq

U.S. fighter jets and drones repeatedly bombed Sunni Islamic extremists in northern Iraq on Friday, targeting what officials described as ISIS artillery units and convoys advancing on the Kurdish regional capital of Irbil.<p>The airstrikes ramped up America's involvement in Iraq where ISIS, which …