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Michelle Obama and Melania Trump pictured together at White House meeting as Donald Trump considers administration appointments

• <b>Obama says "an excellent conversation" with Trump at White House</b>• <b><br>Trump calls Obama "a very, very good man"</b>• <b><br>Melania Trump also meets the first lady</b>• <b><br>Nigel Farage to be Trump's go-between</b>• <b><br>How the world's cartoonists reacted</b><p>The White House has released an image of Michelle Obama speaking to Melania Trump - …

Donald Trump

'Islamic rape of Europe': Polish magazine sparks outrage

The cover of a popular Polish right-wing magazine, which features a radical depiction of migrants raping Europe's women, has drawn comparisons on …

Europe

Islamic State video examined by UK security services

The UK's security and intelligence agencies are examining a video by so-called Islamic State, to identify a man and young boy with British accents.<p>The video purportedly shows the killing of five men who IS says were spying for the UK.<p>Experts have suggested the latest footage is an attempt by IS to …

It's time for Muslim countries to get off the sidelines in the fight against extremist ideologies

The Sinai Peninsula. Paris. Mali. San Bernardino.<p>We keep trying to find our way out of this recurring nightmare of terrorist attacks. The United Nations unanimously adopted a resolution to use "all necessary measures" to combat Islamic State. Security services remain on the highest alert worldwide. …

Middle East

Bad posture? It may be in your head

Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”.<p>Your posture is affected by many aspects of your daily life, including physical and psychological factors. …

Pain

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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of September 7, 2015)

This week we witnessed a newly discovered human ancestor, Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest serving British monarch and a continuing refugee crisis in Syria. It ended on a somber and reflective note with the anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Read our heavy and lighter picks …

7 worst apps that violate your privacy

When you're browsing through the millions of apps available from the Apple and Android app stores, you'll notice that close to 98 percent of them are free to download. That's great if you're looking to fill up your gadget, but many free apps, and some paid ones, do come with a hidden price — your …

Polish explorer claims to have found underground Nazi shelter

A Polish explorer said on Friday he found a massive underground structure in southwestern Poland that the Nazis supposedly built to protect thousands of people.<p>Krzysztof Szpakowski told a news conference that he has no doubt that he found a Nazi shelter. He said his claim was based on evidence that …

14 of Taylor Swift's Most Seemingly Random Concert Guests, Explained

How, for example, does she know Julia Roberts? And why was Chris Rock there?<p>Those of you who've had access to the Internet this summer know that Taylor Swift has turned her "1989" tour into a veritable parade of famous people, to the point that guessing who she'll bring out next has turned into a …

Los Angeles

First baby born from IVF technique which eliminates inherited disease

A pioneering IVF technique allows babies at risk from inherited illnesses to be born free of disease<p>The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating genetic disorders.<p>Lucas Meagu was at high risk of inheriting a rare form of muscular dystrophy …

Woolly mammoth could roam again as extinct DNA merged with elephant

Harvard University spliced recreated genes from a woolly mammoth into the DNA of an elephant and found they functioned normally<p>A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic …

The UK needs to invest more in its scientists – especially the women

The political parties may argue passionately that science is our future, but let’s see some real action to promote it<p>After the Baftas and the Brit awards, science has its chance to dress up and celebrate this week, at the L’Oréal- Unesco For Women in Science Awards at the Sorbonne in Paris. I will …

The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England

Walk into a row of greenhouses in rural Britain, and a late English-winter day transforms to a swampy, humid tropical afternoon. You could be in Latin America or sub-Saharan Africa, which is exactly how cocoa plants like it.<p>"It's all right this time of year. It gets a bit hot later on in the …

Only In China: Why A Smog Documentary Sends Chinese Stocks Soaring To Trading Limit

When journalist Chai Jing released her documentary on China’s air pollution, she probably could not have dreamed that her message would resonate so widely while boosting the share prices of so many “environmentally friendly” companies.<p>On Monday, more than a dozen stocks in the fields of pollutant …

China

Get a buzz out of helping bees. All you need are some broad beans

A new citizen science project called Bees and Beans aims to map the activity of wild bees in our gardens<p>Britain’s bees need you. With habitat loss, agricultural practices and changes to land use taking their toll on many wild species of pollinator, the impact on plants, from fruit crops to garden …

Ecology

Tiger nations to set up anti-poaching network

Thirteen countries which are home to the world's dwindling population of wild tigers Friday agreed to establish an intelligence-sharing network to …

Wildlife

South Africa weighs legal rhino horn trade

South Africa has appointed a panel of experts to examine the viability of a legal rhino horn trade, the environmental affairs ministry said Tuesday …

In Kenya, the end is nigh for northern white rhinos

This is what extinction looks like. No meteor from outer space, no unstoppable pandemic, no heroic, ultimately futile last stand. Instead poor sperm, …

Wildlife

China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinction

A fearsome tiger snarled as a doomed chicken flapped helplessly in its mouth—but campaigners say such "entertainment" in China is putting big cats …

Wildlife

Conservation concern for UK insects

<b>More than 30 British insect species have been newly classified as in danger of extinction, due to pollution and habitat loss.</b><p>Members of two groups of insects have been placed on the official "red list" of endangered species.<p>Research showed 35 out of 283 species of leaf beetle were of concern to …

Meet the music company giving away songs for free

Qtrax wants to tackle piracy and pay artists more by giving users easier access to free music<p>The launch of iTunes in 2001 would change the music industry indelibly, allowing consumers to download music legally, easily and affordably, paying less than a pound per song rather than splashing out on a …

Unpacking Voluntourism: Five Myths

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Criticizing voluntourism seems almost as popular as voluntourism itself. Five years after stories surfaced about Cambodian orphanages exploiting children (many of whom weren’t orphans) to attract altruistic tourists, reporters and bloggers continue their assault.<p>The media …

Costa Rica

8 Million Tons Of Plastic Clutter Our Seas

Plastic is one of those inventions that transformed the world. It's light, durable and you can make lots of things with it.<p>But it's also transforming Earth's oceans — and not in a good way. A lot of plastic ends up there. Scientists are just now getting a handle on how much plastic has gone to …

Pollution

Angelina Jolie opens UK centre to fight warzone violence against women

UK news,Islamic State (Isis),Angelina Jolie,London,Rape,William Hague,Women,Ending sexual violence in conflict summit,War crimes,War reporting,World news,London School of Economics and Political Science,Higher education,Refugees,United Nations<p>Hollywood star says centre at LSE aims to put …

So, Kanye West & Taylor Swift are BFFs now

It's good to see Taylor Swift not bearing a grudge with Kanye West after he awkwardly crashed her acceptance speech back in 2009. Remember that? …

Taylor Swift

Oil's slump a blow to Mexico amid touted energy reforms

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The lowest oil prices in nearly six years couldn't have come at a worse time for Mexico, which last year opened up oil-sector …

Watch: 'Bigfoot' Spotted in Yellowstone National Park?

The footage purports to show four of the mythical creatures stalking a group of buffalo.<p>Our favorite lumbering ape-man, Bigfoot, has been spotted again—this time, hanging out near bison in Yellowstone National Park, according to a new video.<p>Uploaded by Youtube user Mary Greeley, and then pounced …

L'Aquila earthquake scientists freed but political lessons remain

It has been five years since an earthquake hit the Italian city of L’Aquila leaving 309 people dead. In the aftermath one public official and six …

Natural Disasters

L'Aquila quake: Scientists see convictions overturned

<b>A group of Italian scientists convicted of manslaughter for failing to predict a deadly earthquake have had the verdict quashed.</b><p>The seven men had been given six-year jail sentences after an earthquake devastated the medieval town of L'Aquila in 2009, killing 309 people.<p>The verdict triggered alarm, …