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This Terrifying Map Shows What a Nuclear Bomb Would Do If It Exploded Over Your City

The chilling video below shows the Castle Bravo Nuclear Test, which took place on the Bikini Atoll in March 1954. If you're of a certain age, the …

New York City

Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rates on the Decline

[New Times] Mother-to-child HIV transmission rate has reduced from 1.83 per cent in 2013-2014 to 1.51 per cent in 2016/17 following efforts in …

Africa

A Sad Day for Girls, Women and Human Rights

This is a sad day for human rights and especially for female children.<p>Today Boko Haram gleefully announced that the 200 schoolgirls they kidnapped months ago have been "converted" to Islam and "married off." One should read this as it is truly meant... they have been tortured and raped... their …

Human Rights

Russian court rejects mother's adoption bid after breast surgery

<b>A Russian court has ruled that a woman who chose to have her breasts removed cannot look after two adopted boys since she identifies herself as a man.</b><p>The long-running case of Yulia Savinovskikh affects two mentally disabled boys who were removed from her care last August.<p>She appealed against the …

LGBTQI

US firms confident over more opening-up

AMERICAN companies in China are enjoying growing sales and are more confident China will further open up to foreign investment in coming years, …

Opposition leader says Putin is afraid of ‘real competition’

Vladimir Putin’s toughest political opponent is not allowed to run against him.<p>“He is scared of all real competition,” anti-corruption campaigner …

Russia strikes back after fighter jet downed, pilot killed

A picture taken on February 3, 2018, shows smoke billowing from the site of a downed Sukhoi-25 fighter jet in the the Syrian city of Saraqib, …

Russia

Republicans are getting worried about Trump starting a trade war

As President Donald Trump nears some big decisions on international trade, the possibility of a protectionist crackdown is starting to make some pro-free trade Republicans nervous.<p>"I do not know of a senator in the Republican conference who has not voiced concern about our trade policy," Sen. Pat …

Economy