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Talks on climate deal heat up over bill for global warming

BONN, Germany (AP) — The trillion-dollar question of who should pay for global warming is coming to a head in talks on an international climate pact, …

Climate

Putin accuses West of double standards over Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed criticism over his country’s air campaign in Syria, accusing Western governments of double standards in their support for the Syrian opposition.<p>Speaking on Thursday at a political conference in Sochi, Putin said the West is using some of the rebel …

Germany Will Push for Compulsory E.U. Refugee Quotas

Muhammed Muheisen—AP<p>Zoltan Balogh—EPA<p>Filip Singer—EPA<p>Aris Messinis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Iakovos Hatzistavrou—AFP/Getty Images<p>Manu Brabo—AP<p>Manu …

Ben Carson: Intensify the War on Drugs

The retired neurosurgeon is as prohibitionist as anyone running for presidency this cycle—and the reasoning he offers is surprisingly weak.<p>If elected president, Ben Carson won’t just continue to wage the perennially failing War on Drugs, like all of his predecessors in both parties since Richard …

Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle

MOSCOW/BISHKEK (Reuters) - Valery Anisimov and his fellow Russian servicemen were smuggled out of the Black Sea hiding below the decks of their ship, they grew their hair long so they could pass as tourists, then landed at a Syrian port to join up with government military units.<p>Pilots of the …

Bacon, ham and sausages 'as big a cancer threat as smoking', WHO to warn

The WHO is expected to publish a report listing processed meat as a cancer-causing substance with the highest of five possible rankings<p>Global health experts are to warn that bacon, ham and sausages are as big a cancer threat as cigarettes, it has been reported.<p>"The WCRF advises that people can …

Cheese is addictive as drugs, study finds

Research by University of Michigan finds love of pizza is largely because of cheese addiction<p>Cheese does not only taste good but, according to a study published by the US Library of Medicine, addictive.<p>Researchers at the University of Michigan asked 500 students to complete a questionnaire to …

The death and life of the great British pub | Tom Lamont

Across the country, pubs are being shuttered at an alarming rate – scooped up by developers and ransacked for profit – changing the face of neighbourhoods and turning our beloved locals into estate agents, betting shops, and luxury flats. This is the story of how one pub fought back<p>The Murphy …

Great British Bake Off

Before & After: Daniele's Bedroom Sanctuary

My room makeover::It was a newly bought house - I had a little budget so I hacked some IKEA furniture, and did everything by myself. It took about 3 …

Kate Middleton's Latest Outfits Offer Inspiration for How to Wear Color in Fall and Winter

It's been a busy week for Kate Middleton, buzzing from her first-ever State Banquet and a secondary outing with the Chinese president to Scotland, where she and Prince William are supporting the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. For her third stylish outing this week, the Duchess went …

The 56 Most Common Names for Sugar (Some are Tricky)

Added sugar may be the single unhealthiest ingredient in the modern diet.On average, Americans eat about 15 teaspoons of added sugar each day, …

Diabetes

Fashion Hacks 2015: How To Stop Tights Laddering

Ripping tights is an age old problem. You'd think they'd have invented something to stop it happening yet, but there's nothing to protect those …

No, Really, Strange Things Are Happening at the Vatican

The food-taster jokes are no longer funny.<p>If this were the 12th century, armies would be marching toward each other already.<p>That was the response to an article on Wednesday in an Italian daily newspaper, Quotidiano Nazionale, that reported that Pope Francis had a tiny, treatable brain tumor that …

Mexico Braces for Hurricane Patricia: Pictures

Even famous people are going wild over Adele's 'Hello'

After a three-year hiatus, Adele returned Friday with the release of her new song, “Hello,” causing a firestorm of emotions from fans. Some …

At least 43 killed in French bus crash, worst in decades

PUISSEGUIN, France (Reuters) - At least 41 people on a bus carrying elderly day-trippers were killed early on Friday when the bus hit a truck head-on and caught fire, in France’s worst road crash in more than 30 years.<p>Two people, including a young boy, died in the truck. A total of eight people …

Road Safety

Cambridge Union in turmoil over debate invitation to Julian Assange

The union's women's officer resigns following the announcement of referendum on whether or not to host the controversial Wikileaks founder via weblink<p>Students at Cambridge University have voted to host a debate featuring controversial Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.<p>Around 1,500 members of the …

Gabrielle Union’s Braided Transformation—And the Effortless Drama of Waist-Skimming Braids

gabrielle union braids<p>It takes only one look at Gabrielle Union’s bold new beauty transformation to understand the nonchalant drama of waist-length braids. The actress abandoned her straight, layered shoulder-length hair yesterday, stepping out at LAX with her extreme new lengths—now twisted into a …

Duchess of Cambridge vows to ban Prince George from riding motorbikes as they fill her with 'horror'

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, tells well-wishers in Dundee that she hates it when Prince William rides his motorbike<p><b>The Duchess of Cambridge</b> has vowed to ban <b>Prince George</b> from riding motorbikes when he is older because Prince William's machines fill her with "horror".<p>The Duchess told …

Watchdog urges peers to block plans to take 1.9m names off electoral roll

Electoral Commission says people risk being disenfranchised if new system of voter registration is brought in too soon<p>The electoral watchdog has advised peers to block the government’s plans to delete up to 1.9 million people from the voting register in December.<p>Ahead of a debate in the House of …

A chemistry teacher's guide to the perfect cup of coffee

Sometimes you just want a caffeine hit to wake you up, but if you appreciate the finer points of a cup of coffee, it’s worth going right down to the chemistry of the water, milk, sugar – and salt<p>As a chemistry teacher, I’m inevitably fascinated by chemistry in general, but especially by the …

Chemistry