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Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway will ask the United States to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed in the country in a move that could raise tensions with its eastern neighbor Russia.<p>The government in Oslo has grown increasingly concerned about Russia following its annexation of Crimea in …

Russia

40 of the most underrated travel destinations around the world

1/<p>Bergen, Norway<p>While often overshadowed by Oslo, the Norwegian capital, Bergen — the country's second-largest city — has plenty to offer.<p>From the …

European Travel

Video: The family that doesn’t believe in wasting time in school, and travels the world instead

Meet Caroline and Paul King, who gave up traditional schooling for their children to travel to the world’s best natural wonders, galleries and …

Renewable Energy Will Be Consistently Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Report Claims

The cost of renewable energy is now falling so fast that it should be a consistently cheaper source of electricity generation than traditional fossil fuels within just a few years, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).<p>The organisation – which has more …

Renewable Energy

'A New Low.' The World Is Furious at Trump for His Remark About 'Shithole Countries'

He may be a president already known for his crude language and off-color remarks demeaning other nations, but Donald Trump’s description of Haiti, El …

All 36 notable characters in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' ranked from worst to best

The director Rian Johnson doesn't just push the storyline of Rey, Finn, Poe, and Kylo Ren forward in unique ways — with help from legends from the original trilogy like Luke Skywalker and General Leia — but also gives us a bunch of newbies to love (or hate).<p><b>Here we look back on 36 characters from</b> …