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Happy Birthday To Brilliant Mathematician Leonhard Euler

Still impressive at 306.<p>Today, while poking around Google, you might've noticed the lovely doodle honoring Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler. He deserves that doodle! Euler was one of the greatest mathematicians of all time, and possibly the most prolific.<p>Publishing almost 900 papers and books (!) …

Youngest bombing victim, 8, had just hugged father

He was an eight-year-old boy who had just hugged his father.<p>The youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings was Martin Richard, who was killed by the blasts while his mother and his six-year-old sister, Jane, were gravely injured.<p>Martin was the second of the three children of Bill Richard and …

Holocaust survivors remember the horrors of Buchenwald

Between July 1937 and April 1945, the Nazis imprisoned a quarter of a million people in the Buchenwald concentration camp, located near the German city of Weimar. Around 56,000 of them were killed before the camp was liberated by U.S troops on April 11, 1945.<p>68 years later, <b>Reuters photographer Lisi</b> …

Iran Earthquake Leaves Scores Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 1:56 p.m.</b>: Things seem to be getting worse in Pakistan while the Iranian government is stil …

Parents criticise Canadian police after teen's suicide

By Steve Holden and Tom Martienssen<i>Newsbeat reporters</i><p>The parents of a Canadian girl, who say she died after being cyberbullied, have criticised police for not charging anyone over her death.<p>Rehtaeh Parsons, from Halifax in Nova Scotia, claimed she had been raped by four boys at a party in 2011.<p>The …

Pakistan election candidate killed

Taliban gunmen on a motorcycle killed a grocer running in Pakistan's upcoming elections, officials say.<p>Pakistan's umbrella Taliban faction claimed responsibility for killing Fakhrul Islam, 46, a candidate for the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), a coalition partner in the outgoing government, on …

Italy to lease old castles and prisons in bid to chip away at country's debt

Disused castles, fortresses, prisons and islands in Italy are to be converted into luxury hotels in a bid to boost tourism and fill the coffers of the debt-laden country.<p>The initiative is being modelled on Spain's Paradores, luxury retreats located in monasteries, castles and other historic …

Medal of Honor for US Army chaplain Father Kapaun

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/969000/969330_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534596528_f197a224788817fe98715e77bb22f30b<p><b>An Army chaplain who saved the lives of fellow US soldiers before perishing in a North Korean prison camp has been awarded a posthumous US Medal of</b> …

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$2.8 million baseball card was doctored

The former head of a sports memorabilia auction house has admitted to doctoring one of the most valuable baseball cards ever sold.<p>William Mastro, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to altering the ultra-rare 1909 Honus Wagner card and to using shill bidders to increase the prices of his other auctions.<p>The …

You Never Know What You'll Find Under a Parking Lot

Workers have unearthed temples, ancient skeletons, new species.<p><b>Earlier this year, DNA tests confirmed that the bones found under a parking lot in Leicester, England, were those of King Richard III.</b><p>The skeleton is just one of many surprising discoveries unearthed at construction sites. Here's a …

Your Daily North Korea

<b>We seem intent</b> to mistake a Napoleonic complex for an actual Napoleon. They moved a missile. Run and hide.<p>And then they launched...the braggadocio. Hit the shelters. Duck and cover.<p>South Korea's defense chief said on Thursday that North Korea had moved to its east coast a missile with a …