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North Korea missile launch: regime says new rocket can hit anywhere in US

North Korea has claimed that the rocket it test-fired on Wednesday morning is a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that can strike anywhere on the US mainland, as it declared itself a “complete” nuclear state.<p>In a special announcement broadcast on state TV, the regime said it had …

North Korea

Polygamist linked to triple murder captured - CNN Video

An American polygamist accused of child sex crimes in Arizona was caught after nearly 15 years on the run when Mexican authorities linked him to a triple homicide.

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

Putin vows to retaliate for US actions against Russian media

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is promising that Russia will retaliate for what he calls attacks on Russian media in the United …

Chinese woman has Civil War-era shrapnel removed from leg

<b>A 90-year-old Chinese woman has had shrapnel removed from her leg, which had been lodged there since 1945, reports say.</b><p>According to the national Guangming Daily newspaper, Hu Jinhua and her husband were fleeing their home in eastern China to escape the Sino-Japanese War and the second stage of the …

Flight reportedly diverted after woman unlocks husband's phone and uncovers affair

A woman who accessed her husband's phone using his fingerprint and found out he was cheating has caused a mid-flight emergency.<p>The Qatar Airways flight they were travelling on was forced to make an emergency landing in India after she started to repeatedly hit her husband following the …

Chuck Norris on why he believes his wife was poisoned by an MRI scan

<p><b>Chuck Norris</b> has opened up about his wife, Gena Norris', illness, which they believe was caused by a MRI scan. The 54-year-old has suffered from …

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to hang for killing husbands, lovers with cyanide

When Japan’s notorious “black widow” serial killer admitted to murdering her husband for his money, she told a court she would laugh in the face of a death sentence.<p>“Even if I were executed tomorrow, I would die smiling,” Chisako Kakehi said to the judges in her trial testimony in July, according …

Crime

Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods

Nasty, brutish and short.<p>Until about the last decade or so, that is how many of us were accustomed to thinking about Neanderthal life.<p>But a lot has changed since then, not least of which is the emergence of smoking gun DNA evidence that Neanderthals are, in fact, family.<p>Now a new study runs counter …

Where No Flatworm Has Gone Before: Doctors Find Wriggling Parasite in Teen's Eyeball

NOPE.<p>When a 17-year-old guy in Mexico presented at the hospital with complaints about serious eye pain, the doctors were in for a squirmy surprise …

Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to Hospice, Taken Off Life Support

Gard’s parents were denied their final request when a judge ruled that a private team could not care for the terminally-ill baby.<p>Days after the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, a terminally ill baby, ended their lengthy legal battle with the UK court system, a judge ruled that Charlie must be …

Empathy

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Scientists mapped the inside of a stellar explosion and may have found proof for the circle of life

Space is a messy, violent place: When a very large star runs out of gas (literally), the star’s molten innards collapse, triggering a giant explosion …

What is hematopoietic stem cell transplantation?

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation was first used as a treatment for some types of cancer but is now widely used as a therapy for various …

NASA’s plans for August 21 eclipse

Not traveling to the centerline of the eclipse? Expect NASA images via 11 spacecraft, at least 3 aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and …

The US dollar is falling out of favor with traders even with the Fed continuing to hike rates

According to data released by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday, net long speculative positioning in the greenback fell in late June for a fifth consecutive week, leaving it sitting at its lowest levels since September last year.<p>"Dollar selling was mostly broad-based except …

Dunkin' Donuts Is Debuting a Summery New Coffee Flavor: S'mores

Dunkin’ Donuts is known for their off-beat and super sweet coffee flavors: They’ve already got Coconut Crème, Butter Pecan, and Blueberry in their …

Watch How to Make a Compass

Let's say the mega-earthquake comes and you're stranded with just some MacGyver-style bits and bobs. If you've got a magnet and a little knowledge, …

Mark Hamill Remembers Carrie Fisher With A Tearful And Therapeutic Tribute At ‘Star Wars’ Celebration

Carrie Fisher has been a staple at the <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration since festivities started on Thursday. The opening panel to the event saw practically every name connected to <i>Star Wars</i> –including creator George Lucas — take the time to pay tribute to the late actress, but Mark Hamill broke away on Friday …

Mark Hamill

Shaquille O'Neal to Pay for Funeral of Teen Who Accidentally Killed Himself

Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal has offered to cover all funeral costs for Malachi Hemphill, a 13-year-old Georgia native who accidentally killed himself with a gun while streaming on Instagram Live this week.<p>On Friday, Julie Wolfe of WXIA reported O'Neal visited the family Thursday night …

Turner Broadcasting

Can your birth month predict disease risk?

In studies, the month to be born in that was associated with the lowest risk for disease is May. <b>00:54</b><p>In studies, the months to be born in that was …

Associated Press News

Video site cancels reality series Scare PewDiePie and vlogger’s membership of premium advertising programme, but won’t shut down his channel<p>YouTube is cutting its ties with star video-maker PewDiePieafter criticism of his use of Nazi imagery and antisemitism as props for shock humour.<p>The video site …

Internet

Michael Flynn resigns as national security adviser

Michael Flynn, the national security adviser to President Trump, resigned late Monday over revelations about his potentially illegal contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States, and his misleading statements about the matter to senior Trump administration officials.<p>Flynn stepped down …

Donald Trump

Trump dogged by insecurity over popular vote, media coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he's dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the …

Despair, confusion reign as Trump's travel ban hits

An Iraqi pleaded for his life to President Donald Trump. A longtime New Yorker, born in Syria, wondered how he would get home from a trip abroad. Church groups, geared up to welcome refugee families, looked in dismay at homes prepared for families that may never arrive.<p>Despair and confusion set in …

Watch 'Stranger Things' Star's Fiery Anti-Trump Speech at SAG Awards

<i>Stranger Things</i> star David K. Harbour delivered a fiery speech at the SAG Awards, issuing "a call of arms" to the creative community "to battle …

Entertainment

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

Trump asks skeptic to probe vaccine safety, alarming doctors

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism, meeting with a vocal skeptic to discuss …