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Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud dead

<b>Paris, France (CNN) —</b> The ringleader behind the Paris attacks is dead, killed during a dramatic raid that shook a neighborhood and collapsed an entire floor of an apartment building. But French authorities say their work is far from finished.<p>Six days after a coordinated string of shootings and …


10 cities with the shortest working hours

Quelle surprise! Parisians have the most relaxed working schedule in the world.<p>Residents in the French capital work just 1,604 hours each year, according to a UBS report that analyzes work and earning patterns in 71 global cities.<p>"Those who like time off should consider finding a job in Paris, …


Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château


Canadian military explored plan to fully integrate forces with U.S.

Top generals met to discuss possibility of fully integrating Canadian and U.S. militaries<p>CBC News has learned that a Canadian military effort to …


Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might …


Apple removed drone-strike apps from App Store due to 'objectionable content'

Metadata+ and Ephemeral+ provided news alerts on deaths from US drone attacks, but fell foul of Apple’s regulations<p>Tracking the number of deaths caused by US drone strikes in countries like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia? There are apps for that. Or rather, there were – until Apple removed them from …