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Jordan to execute Isil prisoner immediately in response to pilot burned alive by jihadists

Sajida al-Rishawi and another Isil jihadist executed at dawn in response to murder of Jordanian hostage pilot Lt Moaz Kasaesbeh<p>Jordan has executed a female failed suicide bomber and another jihadist in retaliation for the killing of its hostage pilot, Lt Moaz Kasaesbeh, after pictures were posted …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Britain Votes to Allow World's First 'Three-Parent' IVF Babies

LONDON — Britain voted on Tuesday to become the first country to allow a "three-parent" IVF technique which doctors say can prevent some inherited incurable diseases but which critics see as a step toward creating designer babies. Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the technique, called …

IVF

Strangers raise thousands for Detroit man who faces 21-mile daily trek to work on foot

James Robertson has received more than $100,000 in donations via a crowdfunding campaign<p>Kind-hearted strangers have raised almost $130,000 (£85,000) for a factory worker who faces a 21-mile round trip to work on foot.<p>Sleep-deprived James Robertson, who has a spotless attendance record, spends most …

Samsung Looks Set To Unveil The Galaxy S6 On March 1

It’s February, which means Samsung is back in tease mode as it prepares to introduce the latest smartphone in its flagship Galaxy S family. That device looks like it will be unveiled March 1 in Barcelona, at the same time as Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s big trade show in …

Mongolian scientists study 200-year-old mummified monk who is 'still alive’

Two-centuries-old body discovered last week, covered in cattle skin, in Ulan Bator is in meditative trance, according to some Buddhist experts<p>Scientists in Mongolia are examining a 200-year mummified monk who some Buddhists believe is still alive because he is in a deep meditative trance.<p>The …

Meditation

Hands-on: Pantech Vega Iron 2 - the Galaxy S5 that Samsung couldn't make

Black or white? And what color trim would you like with that?<p>By now it’s no small secret that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 didn’t light up the sales charts like the Korean OEM may have believed it would. While sales in the USA were quite pleasant, elsewhere things were a bit less desirable. There is no …

Phones

Target practice: Teenage British twins train in Syria

Zahra and Salma Halane, 17, who ran away to join Isil, post their latest exploits online<p>Two British teenage sisters who went to Syria to become “jihadi brides” have posted photographs of themselves online practising target shooting.<p>Zahra and Salma Halane, twins now aged 17, are seen wearing black …

Richard Spencer

These 3-Year-Old Twins Need A Liver Transplant — But Their Dad Can Only Save One

The Wagner family is turning to social media for help in finding a liver donor to save the second twin.<p>Michael and Johanne Wagner started a fundraising page and a Facebook page in an attempt to find a donor to ensure both of their girls can have the life-saving operation.<p>The couple, which has seven …

Islamic State Release Video Showing Jordanian Pilot Muath Al-Kassasbeh Burned Alive

<b>UPDATE: Jordan has executed Sajida Al-Rishawi and one other prisoner in retribution for the death of pilot Muath Al-Kasaesbeh.</b><p>The Islamic State group …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel