Cameron Hall

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Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

This Is Why The Price Of Oil Is Crashing

Demand is low because of weak economic activity, increased efficiency, and a growing switch away from oil to other fuels. Second, turmoil in Iraq and Libya — two big oil producers with nearly 4m barrels a day combined — has not affected their output. The market is more sanguine about geopolitical …

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Denmark challenges Russia and Canada over North Pole

<b>Denmark has presented a claim to the UN, arguing that the area surrounding the North Pole is connected to the continental shelf of Greenland, a Danish autonomous territory.</b><p>Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard said it was a "historic and important milestone" for Denmark.<p>Canada and Russia have already …

Spanish newspapers beg for help as Google News closure looms

Having lobbied hard for a Spanish law that forces Google to pay royalties for using snippets of articles in its News service, and having since seen …

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Football continues to grow in popularity thanks to burgeoning interest in the United States, where more more young people are taking up the sport. As our sport continues to get bigger, there is one long lasting problem that has continued to fester like an open sore, threatening the integrity and …

Moldova decides to go east or west

Moldova goes to the polls on Sunday in what is being seen as a broad choice between closer ties with the EU or with Russia.<p>The similar identity crisis in neighbouring Ukraine gives the election a wider significance.<p>The southern region of Gagauzia is relatively poor and pro-Russian, though this …

Switzerland says "No" to immigration limit

Switzerland appears to have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to limit immigration to 0.2 percent of the population. Initial projections indicate that almost three-quarters of voters disagreed.<p>The measure would have seen net immigration fall from around 80,000 to 16,000 people per year.<p>The …

Has Europe finally had enough of FIFA?

Can we, dare we, hope that now so much more filth has hit the fan, that FIFA may implode.<p>Horribly difficult to bring about, because of the fatuous disposition whereby in essence all voting countries are equal. So a multiplicity of minnows, with little indeed to offer in playing terms, but a deep …

Modern slavery affects more than 35 million people, report finds

More than 35 million people around the world are trapped in a modern form of slavery, according to a report highlighting the prevalence of forced labour, human trafficking, forced marriages, debt bondage and commerical sexual exploitation.<p>The Walk Free Foundation (WFF), an Australia-based NGO that …

'Do You Own a Gun?' and Other Questions American Expats Have to Answer

I moved from the US to Spain about a year ago to teach English. When I tell anyone I'm from the US, they invariably have questions. Some are simply curious, while others are outright offensive. But people always have questions.<p><i>By: Kate Peregrina</i><p>I moved from the US to Europe about a year ago to …

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Downloading Music Is Quickly Going Out Of Fashion

First records died, then cassette tapes, then CDs and now, downloads. That's right, we're all but officially in the age of streaming services.<p>Apple might operate the largest online music store in the world, but the Apple Store's iTunes digital music sales have fallen about 13 percent this year, a …

Serbia v Albania match abandoned following brawl: In pictures - Telegraph

Where Is Kim Jong Un?

A guide to what we know—and don't know—about the North Korean leader's disappearance<p>One of the perils of doing things differently than your predecessor is that people quickly forget how things used to be. North Korea’s late leader, Kim Jong Il, was a fairly reclusive man, one who seemed more drawn …

Israel alarmed at Sweden's plan to recognize Palestinian state

Responding to a statement by Sweden's new prime minister that his country would recognize Palestine as a state, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Sunday that such an action will "not promote peace" but impede it.<p>It was not immediately clear from Stefan Lovfen's remarks when Sweden …

Top Gear crew 'chased by thousands and ordered out of country'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1113000/1113317_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534482657_9f29d9d5449d779505323e086d88e95f<p><b>Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has claimed he was thrown out of Argentina by state officials after being pelted with rocks.</b><p>He said in a …

Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 after users report major problems with update

The new update is reportedly killing cell reception and Touch ID<p>One week after the launch of iOS 8, Apple released its first update for the new OS — iOS 8.0.1 — on Wednesday afternoon. It was meant to fix a slew of bugs, but that's not what happened. Immediately after the update hit, reports began …

Why Does The U.S. Like Iraq's Kurds But Not Syria's?

In Iraq, Kurdish militiamen fighting the group that calls itself the Islamic State are key American allies.<p>In Syria, some Kurdish fighters battling the very same Islamic State are considered part of a terrorist group, according to the U.S. government.<p>What gives?<p>In both Iraq and Syria, the Kurds are …

The United States of Great Britain?

Scotland said 'no' to independence. But U.K. leaders are now scrambling to build a more perfect Union.<p>There will be no Scottish Olympic team at the 2016 Games in Rio. James Bond can keep his passport. Hogwarts will remain under the British Ministry of Magic's control. The Union Jack will fly …

Scotland will have to reapply for EU membership, Commission says

It’s the main talk in pubs and clubs across Scotland.<p>In ten days time, its citizens will vote on whether to become an independent country.<p>A Yes would have huge implications for Edinburgh’s future relationship with the EU.<p>Earlier this year, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso handed a …

Scottish independence: Vote 'will go to the wire'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1106000/1106330_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534538501_e05bd75aa093152df1e92e2945954da5<p><b>Campaigners in the battle for Scotland's future say the referendum result is too close to call with less than two weeks until the vote.</b><p>The Yes camp …

The 20 photographs of the week

The war against Islamic State, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the Burning Man festival – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

These 8 Tiny Islands Are Hidden Where You'd Least Expect Them

Paris, Venice and Rome are all famous tourist draws with one <i>very</i> particular thing in common: they all have islands hidden within them.<p>And since teensy isles are kind of our new favorite obsession, we've culled together some of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. A bonus: certain islands come …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

Colombia's 'Liquid Rainbow'

During certain months of the year, Colombia’s Caño Cristales turns shades of red, blue, yellow, orange and green in a vibrant natural display that happens nowhere else on Earth.

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Voters Approve SkyRise Miami, The 'Eiffel Tower' Of Thrill Rides

As if Miami's attractions weren't already over-the-top enough, there's a major new tower coming to town.<p>Last week, voters approved plans for SkyRise Miami, a $430 million, 1,000-foot skyscraper to be built -- as the building's website describes it --"only minutes away from South Beach." (They're …

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Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

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