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Austria plans to end measures allowing migrants from Hungary and move 'towards normality'

VIENNA/MUNICH (Reuters) - Austria said on Sunday it planned to end emergency measures that have allowed thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary into Austria and Germany since Saturday and move step by step “towards normality”.<p>Austria had suspended its random border checks after photographs of a …

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Malala Yousafzai celebrates string of A* grades at GCSE

Nobel peace prize winner, who has travelled the world campaigning for education rights for girls, achieves six A*s and four As<p>Even after winning a Nobel peace prize, with glittering invitations to speak to presidents across the world, education activist Malala Yousafzai always had one priority: her …

George W. Bush has the most controversial Wikipedia page of all time — and the edits are fascinating

The world's most popular encyclopedia moves faster than traditional collections of "objective" knowledge, but it's involved in a constant war of small edits amongst its most passionate users vying to control how a subject will be portrayed to the world.<p>This is especially evident in the most …

Anti-Science Trolls are Starting Edit Wars on Wikipedia [Updated]

It’s no surprise that people tamper with Wikipedia entries on a regular basis, but it turns out that especially dedicated trolls have been sabotaging …

Wikipedia can be misleading on politically controversial topics: Study

You should not trust Wikipedia blindly for every topic as entries on politically controversial scientific topics could be subjected to “information …

Oxford University Press Plagiarized Wikipedia, Now Who the Hell Should I Believe?

It’s not only lazy students and Buzzfeed editors who steal from Wikipedia.<p>James Heilman is an emergency room doctor and Wikipedia editor dedicated to …

Wikipedia's volunteers are no match for PR agencies

Wikipedia's goal to create the world's finest free encyclopedia is being undermined by the separate but equal forces of volunteer apathy and PR agencies. A long report by <i>The Atlantic</i> reveals that the site's issue with interested parties tweaking articles to better suit a private agenda is proving …

North Korea orders front-line troops into 'wartime state' after exchange of fire

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered front-line military units to enter "a wartime state" after an exchange of fire with South Korea, his country's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Friday.<p>The announcement, employing bellicose language typical of North Korea, adds to the …

Danny becomes hurricane with 80-mph winds

<b>(CNN) —</b> It took a while, but the first Atlantic hurricane of the year has arrived.<p>A relatively compact Danny strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday morning, still more than 1,000 miles east of the eastern Caribbean islands.<p>Plenty could change in the next few days, but it looked Thursday …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

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Bernie kicking into overdrive

With signs that Sanders is eclipsing Clinton in New Hampshire, Bernie’s campaign is looking more like the real deal.<p>After a poll this week showed the previously unthinkable — the 73-year-old Independent senator from Vermont surging past Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire — there’s a feeling that the …

Transgender people face alarmingly high risk of suicide

M.C. Lampe couldn't take any more bullying. Not one more homophobic taunt. Not one more classmate refusing to sit at a nearby desk or change clothes within view at gym. So the devastated 9th grader brought a knife to school and vowed: "If someone else says something, I'm done."<p>Someone did say …

Bernie kicking into overdrive

With signs that Sanders is eclipsing Clinton in New Hampshire, Bernie’s campaign is looking more like the real deal.<p>After a poll this week showed the previously unthinkable — the 73-year-old Independent senator from Vermont surging past Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire — there’s a feeling that the …

Stalking Jeb in New Hampshire

The hour is late, but Ohio Gov. John Kasich has an opening to challenge Jeb Bush’s dominance in the Granite State.<p>NORTH CONWAY, N.H. — As the room filled up and campaign staffers darted about, carrying in more chairs to accommodate a larger-than-expected crowd, two older men sat and chatted, …

'We like partisan warfare.' Chechens fighting in Ukraine - on both sides

On one side, fighters eager to exact revenge for Russia’s plunder of their country fight for Kiev. On the other, forces loyal to Kadyrov’s Kremlin-backed regime support the pro-Russian rebels<p>In the long-drawn-out struggle for Ukraine, it may be surprising to know that Chechen fighters in their …

Ayotte says deficit could pay for 40 gallons of New Hampshire maple syrup for everyone in the U.S.

During a town hall on July 1, 2015, in Colebrook, N.H., U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte used a regional example to explain the size of the federal deficit. …