Charles King

10 Flips | 2 Magazines | 7 Likes | @CharlesKing3t2j | Keep up with Charles King on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Charles King”

Revealed: Prince Charles’ Secret Letters

Why on earth did the establishment fight so hard to prevent publication of these essentially harmless letters?<p>Prince Charles’s secret letters to …

Looting reported in Iraqi city of Tikrit after ISIS forces driven out

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Looting broke out in Tikrit hours after ISIS forces were driven out, a senior Iraqi security official in the city told CNN.<p>The official said he witnessed at least 20 houses set on fire and more than 50 shops looted, damaged or burned. Security forces could not stop trucks …

Tetanus Vaccine Boosts Cancer Therapy

Researchers who have harnessed the body’s immune system to fight cancer have found a way to make the approach work even better, using an ordinary tetanus vaccine.<p>They used their double-vaccine approach to greatly lengthen the lives of patients with one of the deadliest types of cancer — the brain …

Islamic State 'training pilots to fly fighter jets'

<b>Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State are training its members in Syria to fly three captured fighter jets, according to a UK-based activist group that monitors the conflict.</b><p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said witnesses had seen the planes being flown around a military airport …

Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance on Syrian town

MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Two days of heavy air strikes by U.S. warplanes have slowed an advance by Islamic State militants against Kurdish forces defending the Syrian border town of Kobani.<p>Turkish and U.S. officials said last week that Islamic State was on the verge of taking Kobani from its …

Islamic State crisis: Yazidi anger at Iraq's forgotten people

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1110000/1110828_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524656113_dbbd15a8ee125509529365d276c2e258<p><b>When tens of thousands of members of Iraq's Yazidi minority fled from Islamic State (IS) early last month, many were stranded on the barren slopes of</b> …

Syrian Refugees Overwhelm World Food Program's Resources

It costs $35 million a week to feed Syrian refugees but the coffers are almost bare. Steve Inskeep talks to Muhannad Hadi of the World Food Program about the looming food shortage for Syrian refugees.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>For several years now, almost everything that has happened in Syria …

Striking Syria, U.S.-Arab coalition bolstered by show of force

At the outset, this new coalition of the willing seemed like a coalition of the iffy.<p>As Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped up his Middle East tour to rally Arab support for the fight against ISIS earlier this month, he returned with pledges from more than 40 Arab countries, but few concrete …

Miley Cyrus' Mexican flag stunt in bad taste (Opinion) - CNN.com

Pop star Miley Cyrus performs in Mexico City during a "Bangerz" tour stop on Friday, September 19. Earlier in the week, Cyrus was criticized for her dance moves during a concert in Monterrey, Mexico. On Mexico's Independence Day, Cyrus' backup dancers used a Mexican flag to spank the oversized fake …

Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana …