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Russian and US forces exchange military information over airstrikes against Isis

Pentagon official reveals first use of advance warning system during Russian long-range strikes in Syria to ensure no US planes put at risk<p>Russian and US forces have for the first time exchanged military information during airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria amid early signs of …

Middle East

Doubts about Syrian passport dropped by Paris attacker

Police in France have been trying to discern whether a passport used by one of the Paris suicide bombers was stolen from a dead Syrian soldier. …

Bashar al-Assad

Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the …

Earthquake kills two on the Greek island of Lefkada

A strong earthquake registering 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Greek island of Lefkada on Tuesday, killing two people and damaging roads and buildings, local authorities have said.<p>The island is a popular spot for holidaymakers, with large bays and consistently blustery winds attracting droves …

ISIS Pharmaceuticals 'may look to change name'

It’s worth over seven billion dollars – a Californian biotech company that makes drugs aimed at treating cancer, heart disease and neurological disorders.<p>And it has an unfortunate name.<p>ISIS Pharmaceuticals is now thinking of changing it, “the company’s vice-president told CNN …

Paris attack may add firepower to U.S. defense stocks | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. defense stocks, already on the upswing following the recent budget deal, are expected to rise further if the Paris attack gives a fillip to rising international sales.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid<p>Lockheed …

4 dead after severe bushfires in Western Australia

<i>UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 at 11.30 a.m. AEST</i><p>Bushfires raging in southern Western Australia have left at least four dead.<p>In a press conference …

10 Far-from-Home Thanksgiving Escapes

Call your family and tell them you'll see them next month. You know what can't wait until the holidays? A total getaway, booked far from the in-laws and last-minute cranberry sauce-run traffic. Ditch the post-turkey nap (well, not completely—see choice number one) and treat yourself to a whirlwind …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

8 Ways to Improve Your Brain Power

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don't you wish you had more control over your brain?<p>From idea generation and meetings to crunching numbers and copywriting, there are a lot of different situations in which more focus and improved cognitive function would prove …

The Brain

See the Original Coke Bottle Patent Granted 100 Years Ago

Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum …

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