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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 …

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

Islamic State (Isis),World news,Japan,Asia Pacific,Syria,Iraq,Middle East and North Africa<p>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) …

Indonesia will not make public full preliminary AirAsia crash report

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian investigators may release some initial findings next week into last month’s crash of an AirAsia (AIRA.KL) passenger jet that killed 162 people, but the full preliminary report will not be made public, a government official said on Wednesday.<p>The Airbus (AIR.PA) …

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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, …