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Pope Francis: Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Real

Big Bang theory and evolution in nature "do not contradict" the idea of creation, Pope Francis has told an audience at the Vatican, saying God was not “a magician with a magic wand.” The Pope’s remarks on Monday to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences appeared to be a theological break from his …

Christianity

New counterterrorism powers already coming in cyberbullying bill

Police in Canada will soon have new tools to track terror suspects through online records, bank accounts and other means – powers the RCMP Commissioner called for this week but which are already moving through Parliament.<p>RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson made the request for new powers Monday after a …

7 Questions with Urban Landscape Photographer Marcus Lyon

Marcus Lyon (b.1965) is a British artist. He studied Political Science at Leeds and Leadership at Harvard Business School. His began his career with …

Anti-Protest Mob Attacks Hong Kong Student Camp

<i>Updated at 12:55 p.m. ET</i><p>Hong Kong's main democracy groups called off planned talks with the territory's government after several hundred pro-Beijing demonstrators attacked activists who have staged a week of protests calling for greater freedom.<p>Occupy Central, one of the main groups organizing …

Video purportedly shows Islamic State beheading British captive Henning

A video released on the Internet on Friday appears to show British hostage Alan Henning being beheaded by a masked Islamic State fighter, the militant-monitoring SITE Intelligence Group reported.<p>Henning, 47, a former taxi driver from the Manchester area, had been held captive in Syria for nine …

New U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State near Syria-Iraq border

The Unites States and Arab partners are carrying out more strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, confirming a third night of a military campaign against targets inside Syria.<p>"These operations are ongoing, so we will not provide additional details at this …

Middle East

LeGrand Leseur Is the Next Big Thing in Men's Fashion

Born in Philadelphia LeGrand Leseur went to Anna Maria college in Massachusetts to study music. He auditioned as a death metal musician, having written his song for his application. LeGrand, much like many ambitious creative artists found studying music in college totally un-inspirational. Not …

Amnesty: Chinese trade in torture tools fuels human rights abuses

Electric shock guns, spiked metal batons and leg and neck shackles.<p>These are some of the torture devices being made and exported by Chinese companies, fueling human rights abuses in Asia and Africa, according to a new report from campaign group Amnesty International.<p>The report says that trade in …

Climate protesters march on Wall Street, block street near NYSE | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City’s financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street’s role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change.<p>New York City police officers arrest a man taking …

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest Chinese voting limits

HONG KONG— Thousands of Hong Kong university students abandoned classes Monday to rally against Chinese government limits on voting rights, a bellwether demonstration of the city’s appetite for turning smoldering discontent into street-level opposition.<p>“University students must shoulder the …

U.S., Arab Allies Strike ISIS Targets in Syria

The United States and five Arab partner nations launched airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria for the first time Monday, the Pentagon said. In a major escalation of the U.S. war against ISIS, the military planned to strike up to 20 targets, including fuel and weapons depots, training sites, …

Armour: NFL should be rattled by Budweiser statement

Now the NFL has real trouble on its hands.<p>Fed up with the league's woeful inconsistencies on domestic violence and its belligerent insistence on protecting misbehaving players, Anheuser-Busch took the NFL to task on Tuesday. No, it didn't say it was pulling its $1.2 billion, six-year contract – yet.<p>…

Syria crisis: At least 200 killed in one day, group says

The staggering death toll from the Syrian conflict has grown even further as at least 200 people were killed Tuesday, an opposition group said.<p>About 60 of them were killed in regime air strikes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.<p>Well over 190,000 people have died in Syria in the …

Obama to announce expanded plan to fight Ebola

Calling Ebola a threat to both global health and national security, President Obama said Tuesday he is sending 3,000 troops to West Africa to help contain the deadly virus and prevent it from spreading to the United States and across the globe.<p>"If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be …

2 Americans among 3 killed in Afghanistan

Three members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force were killed in an attack in Kabul on Tuesday, the coalition said.<p>Two were U.S. military personnel, and the third was Polish, a U.S. defense official said.<p>The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing targeting a convoy …