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Australia eager to start free trade talks with Britain

Prime ministers of both countries engage in ‘very encouraging’ talk, but EU migrants’ right to remain in UK remains unclear<p>Australia has called for a free-trade deal with Britain as soon as possible, in a boost for the newly appointed prime minister, Theresa May.<p>In a phone call on Saturday, May …

An 11-year-old's magical violin

Violinist Sirena Huang gives a technically brilliant and emotionally nuanced performance. In a charming interlude, the 11-year-old praises the …

What adults can learn from kids

Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids' big dreams deserve …

Afghanistan: Living Beneath the Drones | Drones

Filmmakers: Jamie Doran and Najibullah Quraishi<p>Twenty-eight-year-old Sadiqullah worked as a cook in a hotel in Afghanistan's Pech District when US drones targeting Taliban fighters hit the area.<p>"Lots of people who were in the restaurant were all killed in front of his eyes," explains veteran Afghan …

A look into America's NSM neo-Nazis | US & Canada

I first met Jeff Hall in a supermarket car park 11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. I had driven there in a beat-up Dodge pick-up I'd borrowed in the hope of blending in, and immediately noticed the tall, dark-eyed man pacing back and forth as he spoke on his mobile phone. A large Iron …

A new era in global trade begins, as $5.4-billion Panama Canal expansion opens

A Chinese freighter laden with nearly 9,500 metal cargo containers transited the expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, inaugurating the interoceanic waterway and opening a new era in global trade.<p>As midmorning clouds dissipated over the 50-mile-long canal, the vessel Cosco Shipping Panama began moving …

Panama Canal

Huawei is working on its own mobile OS in case things sour with Google

According to The Information, the project is only in the early stages<p>Huawei, the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer, is reportedly developing its own mobile OS. Phones made by the Chinese manufacturer currently run on the company's Android skin, EMUI, but according to a report from <i>The</i> …

EU leaders demand Britain begins exit talks 'as soon as possible'

Britain must begin exit talks “as soon as possible”, European Union leaders said as they battled to shore up the bloc and prevent a contagion of copy-cat referendums pulling it apart.<p>The country is on course for a high-stakes stand-off with Brussels after leaders in a joint statement said “orderly” …

Germany's Merkel urges caution in UK's exit from EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for clear-headed negotiations with "close partner" Britain over its departure from the European Union, urging caution in the process.<p>Merkel issued the statement on Saturday, just hours after foreign ministers from the six founding members of the EU called …

Russia Secures Energy Deals, Talks Security with China as Putin Visits

Russia and China sealed a raft of energy deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, strengthening economic ties while …

Forging trade ties critical to UK’s future

U.K. voters may have had more on their minds than trade agreements when they took to the polls Thursday and opted to exit the EU.<p>Their future …

Autism may stem—in part—from a disordered sense of touch

Sociability may be skin deep. The social impairments and high anxiety seen in people with autism or related disorders may be partly due to a …

Autism

This is what city living does to birds

City life is notoriously stressful, altering hormone levels and taking its toll on the immune system. Now, new research in birds suggests it might …

Birds

LIGO detects another black hole crash

The biggest discovery in science this year—the observation of ripples in space-time called gravitational waves—was no fluke. For a second time, …

Genetic engineering transforms tobacco plant into an antimalaria drug factory

Tobacco, the plant responsible for the most preventable deaths worldwide, may soon become the primary weapon against one of the world’s deadliest …

Ancient galaxy holds oldest oxygen in universe

One of the oldest known galaxies in the universe is now home to the oldest oxygen yet spotted, a new study suggests. That massive group of stars, …

Universe

Healthier chocolate, thanks to electric fields

Chocolate is one of the world's most popular foods, but because 40% to 60% of it is fat, it’s hardly a guiltless pleasure. Now, scientists have found …

Mother brown bears protect cubs with human shields

For a mother brown bear in Scandinavia, few sights are as terrifying as a strange male. Adult male bears are known to kill cubs that are not …

Wildlife

Turkey detains journalists on terror charges

Turkey's representative for Reporters Without Borders has been arrested on charges of disseminating "terrorist propaganda." Rights groups have raised …

‘Undead’ genes come alive days after life ends

Does death really mean the end of our existence? Great thinkers from Plato to Blue Öyster Cult have weighed in on the question. Now, a study shows …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

See 10 Photos of African-American History Through the Eyes of Children

Rehabilitation client and his family on Lady's Sound off Beaufort, S.C., 1936.<br>Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Am<p>1 of 10

The Shadow Doctors

The underground race to spread medical knowledge as the Syrian regime erases it.<p>On a recent Tuesday evening in London, the surgeon David Nott attended a dinner at Bluebird, an upscale Chelsea restaurant. The room was packed with doctors, renowned specialists who had come for the annual consultants’ …

Middle East