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Pakistan
Russia

Boston doctor killed in hospital shooting had treated gunman's mom

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Boston doctor who was fatally shot Tuesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital had treated the mother of the gunman, according to law enforcement sources and the shooter's sister.<p>Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said 55-year-old Stephen Pasceri of nearby Millbury came onto the …

Medicine
Airplanes

Russia condemns US for wanting to 'dominate the world' after State of the Union

Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov accuses Obama of taking ‘course of confrontation’ over remarks in speech aimed at Russia<p>Russia has hit back at Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, saying that it showed the US believes it is “number one” and seeks world domination.<p>The US president said his …

Russia

Lawyers: Indonesian murder charges against Chicago couple wrong

Lawyers representing an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother in Indonesia and stuffing her body in a suitcase argued Wednesday that the indictments are inaccurate and should be annulled.<p>Heather Mack, 19, of Chicago, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21, of Oak Park, are being …

Asia
Israel

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

Faroe Islands

Gordon Ramsay Loses Lawsuit, Must Pay $1.2 Million Annual Rent

Shouty chef <b>Gordon Ramsay</b> is probably feeling extra shouty today. The <i>Globe and Mail</i> writes that a judge ruled this week that he is "personally liable" for the $1.2 million in annual rent owed on the York & Albany pub in London. Last month, Ramsay appeared in court and accused his father-in-law</b> …

Gordon Ramsay

Loafers: the wish list - in pictures

Loafers are a preppy mainstay, keep it traditional Ivy League grad student with a navy or brogue tassle style or channel the queen of cool herself Alexa Chung and opt for an on trend metallic or leopard print

Men's Fashion

Former Gov. Jesse Ventura Blasts American Sniper's Chris Kyle for 'Fabrication'

<i>American Sniper</i> is generating more controversy.<p>Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura has again blasted the 2012 bestselling memoir by Navy SEAL …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

At Home with Jennifer Lopez: 'I Still Believe in the Fairy Tale'

Jennifer Lopez is the first to admit she’s had a rough ride when it comes to romance. So after her break-up from Beau "Casper" Smart last spring, she …

Brad Johnson paid $7,500 to have footballs altered in Super Bowl XXXVII

The former Buccaneers quarterback, who led the team to a victory in Super Bowl XXXVII, says he broke a rule to make sure the footballs in the game were more comfortable in his hand.<p>Quarterback Brad Johnson revealed that he paid to have the footballs at Super Bowl XXXVII altered to be more …

NFL

BlackBerry issues a limited edition of 50 black and gold Passports

There's a black one, a white one, a red one, and even an AT&T-customized one with rounded corners, and today there's a black and gold Passport too. BlackBerry's outsized smartphone and its square screen are being treated to a special limited edition of 50 gold-accented devices, which are available …

Mobile Technology

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

Energy

With time ticking on hostages, Japan wants to communicate with ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japanese officials want to talk to ISIS. But can they get in touch with the militant group? And if they do, can they do anything to save the lives of two Japanese men being held hostage?<p>Time is running out: ISIS put out a video Tuesday giving the Japanese government 72 hours to pay $200 …

Japan