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Centuries-Old Shipwreck Found Off North Carolina Coast

Scientists discovered a previously unknown shipwreck off the North Carolina Coast that may date back to the American Revolution, Duke University said Friday.<p>Using sonar and a robotic underwater vehicle, marine scientists from Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of …

Archaeology

Social jet lag is driving obesity and illness, say scientists

Unlike travel jet lag, which can cause temporary problems with metabolism, social jet lag brings serious and ongoing problems<p>Sleeping in at the weekend may be driving obesity and illness, a major study has shown.<p>Researchers have discovered that the body clock becomes confused by changing sleep …

Islamic State video threatens lives of two Japanese hostages

Militants demand $200m ransom for release of hostages named as Kenji Goto Jogo and Haruna Yukawa<p>Islamic State has released a video threatening the lives of two Japanese hostages and demanding a $200m (£130m) ransom from their government.<p>The 1min 40sec film entitled “A message to the government at …

Airplanes

Charlie Hebdo attack: Helicopters hunt for suspects in woods of France

<b>Longpont, France (CNN) —</b> An intense manhunt for two brothers wanted in the Charlie Hebdo magazine massacre focused Thursday on northern France's Picardy region, where sources close to the investigation said a police helicopter might have spotted the suspects.<p>Authorities believe that Cherif Kouachi, …

Terrorism