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Barack Obama: US economy cannot 'carry the world'

President Barack Obama says the G20 has a "responsibility" to invest and create jobs<p>President Barack Obama has urged other nations to boost their economies and has said that other countries cannot expect the United States to “carry” the world on its “back".<p>Speaking at the sidelines of the G20 …

Man who 'shot bin Laden' says his decision to break silence was in the public interest

Former Navy Seal Robert O'Neill, who has drawn criticism for saying he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, says his only contribution was to 'turn a corner based on my tactics'<p><b>Former Navy Seal Robert O'Neill</b> says he fired the shots that killed <b>Osama bin Laden</b>, has hit back at critics who …

Pope Francis denounces euthanasia as 'sin against God'

The Pope strongly condemns the 'right to die' movement, and warns against abortion, IVF and stem cell research<p>Pope Francis denounced the right to die movement on Saturday, saying that euthanasia is a sin against God and creation.<p>The Latin American pontiff said it was a “false sense of compassion” …

Couple married for 65 years die moments apart

Harry Stevenson dies moments after care home staff inform him of the death of wife, Mavis, at Derby care home<p>An “inseparable” couple who had been married for 65 years died within minutes of each other.<p>Harry Stevenson, 88, died moments after care home staff informed him of the death of his …

Pakistan mob kills Christian couple over 'blasphemy'

<b>A Christian couple in Pakistan have been beaten to death by an angry crowd after being accused of desecrating a Koran, police say.</b><p>Their bodies were burned at the brick kiln where they worked in the town of Kot Radha Kishan in Punjab province.<p>Police identified the victims only as Shama and Shehzad, …

100-Day-Old Panda Cubs Each 11 Pounds With 2 Teeth

The world's only surviving giant panda triplets were doing well as they turned 100 days old Wednesday. Each weighs more than 5 kilograms (11 pounds), up from just over 100 grams at birth. They started teething at around 80 days old and have two small teeth each. The cubs were born on July 29 within …

Two teenagers killed by shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk

KIEV (Reuters) - Two teenagers were killed by shelling while out playing on a school sports field in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the city’s administration said.<p>The deaths came a day after a separatist leader was sworn in as head of a self-proclaimed …

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un walking without stick

<b>North Korean media have published photos of leader Kim Jong-un walking without a stick at an army meeting, following speculation about his health.</b><p>Mr Kim was not seen in public for nearly six weeks before appearing at an event using a walking stick last month.<p>South Korean intelligence said he had …

Thai authorities threaten sky lantern fans with death penalty

Thai festivalgoers could face the death penalty if they release sky lanterns too close to airports, the ruling junta has warned.<p>The crackdown on the annual Loy Krathong event is intended to protect aircraft from wayward lanterns, potentially incurring injury, flight delays and financial loss, local …

Did Russia Just Hack the White House?

A successful breach of unclassified computer networks led to disruptions at the executive mansion in recent weeks.<p>Intruders are trying to crash the White House inside and out. While the Secret Service tries to clamp down on people jumping the fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, federal authorities …

Sri Lanka landslide: Three dead and 150 missing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1119000/1119830_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532219581_f7c61b3a0cc09b4f5e8b88673b68b423<p><b>About 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says.</b><p>The landslide, which came after heavy monsoon rains, …

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‘British Schindler’ honoured for saving 669 children from the Nazis

Sir Nicholas Winton, a British man who saved 669 children from the Nazis, was awarded the highest civilian honour in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.<p>Winton, now 105, was presented with the Order of the White Lion by the Czech president in a special ceremony at Prague Castle.<p>Winton, who has often been …

South Korea 'solves mystery' of Kim Jong-un absence

National Intelligence Service says foreign doctor performed ankle surgery on the Dear Leader to remove cyst<p>South Korea's spy agency believes it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's six-week public absence that set off a frenzy of global speculation, a lawmaker who attended …

Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

The inspiration began with a pine nut. Ryan Howerter, a graphic design student at Colorado State University, took a photography class and his teacher shared the story of the Pinholo, a minuscule functioning pine-nut pinhole camera. Howerter knew what he had to do. "Being a fan of Lego bricks, I had …

North Korea executes members of Workers' Party for watching South Korean soap operas

Allies of Kim Jong-un's ousted uncle among the victims of firing squads, some for watching South Korean television<p>As many as 50 senior members of the North Korean government and military have been publicly executed so far this year, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.<p>The victims of the …

Wreck of Nazi U-Boat 576, U.S. Freighter Found Off North Carolina

The wreck of a Nazi submarine sunk during World War II has been found off the coast of North Carolina, maritime authorities announced Tuesday. U-boat 576 was found just 240 yards from another wreck: the American freight ship, Bluefields, which it torpedoed in the Battle of the Atlantic in 1942. The …

Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said.<p>The White House is seen in front of the Washington Monument (L) and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington May 1, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn<p>“Dogs got …

Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine search

HELSINKI (AP) — The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few …

How one African country beat Ebola

At least one African country has been able to fight back against Ebola: Nigeria, West Africa’s largest and most developed nation, has set the tone for a successful public health response to the frightening and often-misunderstood disease.<p>Faisal Shuaib is a Nigerian physician and public health …

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The Dog is Dead—And We’ll Never Know if He Had Ebola

According to the Centers for Disease Control dogs can carry Ebola without showing symptoms. But hundreds of thousands of people tried to save …

The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against …

A Team Of Kids From Korea Just Won $1 Million For Playing A Video Game

That's where people watched two teams face off in the finals of the "League of Legends" World Championships.<p>It was held in a stadium in Seoul that was built for the 2002 World Cup.<p>The guys who took home the $1 million prize, as well as a 70-pound trophy (called the Summoner's Cup), is Korean team …

4-Year-Old Thinks Heroin Is Candy, Distributes Hundreds of Packets at School

A 4-year-old girl took hundreds of packets of heroin to her day care center and began passing it out, thinking it was candy, Delaware State Police …

Marijuana Police Accidentally Raid Man's Okra Garden

Police flying in helicopters looking for marijuana plants last week tracked down a man who they believed was illegally growing cannabis. Yet they …

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Where Is Kim Jong Un?

A guide to what we know—and don't know—about the North Korean leader's disappearance<p>One of the perils of doing things differently than your predecessor is that people quickly forget how things used to be. North Korea’s late leader, Kim Jong Il, was a fairly reclusive man, one who seemed more drawn …

6 Die In Dengue Virus Outbreak In Southern China That Has Infected More Than 23,000

BEIJING (AP) — The dengue virus has killed six people and infected more than 23,000 in southern China's worst outbreak of the mosquito-transmitted disease in about two decades, officials said Tuesday.<p>Authorities in worst-affected Guangdong province attribute the severity of this year's outbreak to …

Doctors unsure why only certain Ebola patients bleed

One of Ebola's most notorious symptoms is bleeding from places like the nose and mouth, but such bleeding has only occurred in a minority of cases in the current outbreak.<p>It remains a mystery why some people experience this bleeding while others don't. The bleeding, which is properly called …