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Colorado woman accused of trying to help ISIS

A Colorado woman was arrested at the Denver airport in April and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, according to court documents that were unsealed Wednesday.<p>Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, allegedly told FBI agents before her arrest that she was going to be with a …

US army 'could still pursue desertion charges against Bowe Bergdahl'

Any misconduct by released Taliban detainee Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will not be ignored, says Barack Obama's chief military adviser<p>The <b>US</b> Army is preparing to launch an investigation into the disappearance and capture of Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan as the country’s top military officer indicated …

Nigerian villagers 'killed in Boko Haram church attack'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1081000/1081957_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534250931_fbb4637171f591f26d506c38a13ac8d8<p><b>Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of villagers in fresh attacks in Borno state in north-eastern Nigeria, the BBC has learnt.</b><p>In one …

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Mourning, tight security on Tiananmen anniversary

BEIJING (AP) — Yin Min held the ashes of her son and wept, she said, as she marked 25 years since he was killed in the crackdown by Chinese tanks and …

Cox will start its gigabit internet rollout in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha

Bandwidth-hungry internet users can register a few new cities as potentially acceptable places to live. Following Google Fiber and AT&T, Cox Communications is one of the first big cable companies to announce plans for internet service at gigabit speeds, and the initial areas on its list are …

Search For Missing Nigerian Girls 'Unlikely To Have Happy Ending'

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Joe Brock<p>ABUJA, May 15 (Reuters) - Nigeria's hunt for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls is not all that it seems. In public, an international operation is gathering pace while behind the scenes, officials say it is unlikely to deliver the success that global opinion …

Nigeria president cancels visit to village of abducted girls

ABUJA, May 16 (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled his first visit to the village from which more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by rebels a month ago due to security fears, a senior government source said on Friday.<p>Jonathan will fly on Friday from the capital Abuja …

2:45<p>'I thought he was invincible': A food writer's memories of Anthony Bourdain<p>1:32<p>Remembering chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain<p>1:46<p>The emotional moments when Capitals players reunited with their loved ones after the Stanley Cup win<p>3:01<p>It's almost time for the big North Korea and U.S. …

1,892 US Veterans Are Thought To Have Committed Suicide Since January 1, 2014

Extrapolating from a 2012 VA report that found 22 veterans took their lives each day in 2009 and 2010, IAVA members planted 1,892 flags on the National Mall Thursday to commemorate the staggering figure.<p>"We are losing too many of our brothers and sisters nationwide. And we're storming the hill to …

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26 Unbelievable Photos From The Battered Heart Of Ukraine

The European Union has called an extraordinary meeting of the bloc's 28 foreign ministers to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Sanctions "against those responsible for violence and use of excessive force" are expected.<p>Anti-government protests in Ukraine reached their most violent point on …

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Rape culture and evangelical culture collide at “God’s Harvard”

<b>Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Va. (Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>A reporter details how the evangelical Patrick Henry College systematically failed victims of sexual assault<p>Katie McDonough<p>February 18, 2014 9:03pm (UTC)<p>Investigative journalist Kiera Feldman has an incredible (though deeply troubling) …

Crimes and misconduct force more soldiers out

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.<p>Data obtained by The Associated Press shows that the number of …

What's That Clinging To The Towering Wall And Why Doesn't It Fall Off?

Maybe you've seen this, (it's gotten around), but I'm still gobsmacked. Totally amazed. We're in northern Italy looking at the face of the Cingino Dam, and here and there on the vertical stone wall, you'll see a few dark specks.<p>Here they are again, a little closer. They look like protruding rocks, …

At 77, Robert Redford Goes Back To His Roots

Robert Redford isn't merely the star of the movie <i>All Is Lost</i> — he plays the only character. He plays a man stranded alone on a small yacht in the Indian Ocean, and <i>New York Times</i> film critic A.O. Scott says it's "the performance of a lifetime."<p>We don't know the man's name, why he's there, or …

Army Truck Shoots Drones, Mortars With Lasers

Laser defense might be the biggest thing since gunpowder.<p>Named by someone who clearly hated Maryland, the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) hit 90 incoming mortar rounds and UAVs with a 10 kW laser in November and early December during tests at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. …

5 Inspiring Websites That Will Make You Smarter

If you're one of those people who's on an endless quest for knowledge, you look for reliable sources where you can learn something new every day. Today, we bring you five websites about learning and curiosity. These websites aren't known for their beautiful photography or their amazing art. Rather, …