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Barack Obama to miss ceremony marking the liberation of Auschwitz

World leaders will gather in Poland on Tuesday to attend the ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The nine-person US delegation, meanwhile, will be headed by treasury secretary Jack Lew – the fifth person in the presidential line of succession.<p>About 300 …

Barack Obama

China Police Force Mocked For Action Movie-Style Posters

A police force in China has attracted online mockery, after releasing a series of recruitment posters reminiscent of publicity materials for action …

'Jesus Bandit' Richard Leibman Performs Miracle Escapes To Elude Cops [UPDATE]

<b>Update:</b> Hawaii News Now reports that Kauai police arrested Richard Isaac Leibman on Sunday at Poipu Beach after he allegedly tried to escape by climbing a fence and repeatedly kicked an officer. He was arrested on a $10,000 bench warrant, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer, and will …

Europe police face ‘extremely difficult’ challenge to try and stem new attacks

Belgium ordered its army into the streets and anti-terror raids across Western Europe netted dozens of suspects Friday as Europe rushed to thwart more attacks by people with links to Mideast Islamic extremists.<p>As anxiety soared in the wake of last week's killings in and around Paris, the broad …

NASA probe to arrive at Pluto carrying ashes of Clyde Tombaugh

NASA’s New Horizons probe will arrive at the dwarf-planet carrying the astrophysicist’s ashes<p>When Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930 he could never have imagined that the icy world would one day be his final resting place.<p>But this week NASA’s New Horizons probe will arrive at the dwarf-planet …

Solar System

Austria Detains Teenage Girls Who Wanted to Marry ISIS Fighters

VIENNA — Austria has detained two teenage girls after they tried to travel to Syria to marry fighters of the jihadist group ISIS, a spokesman for the prosecution said Sunday. The girls, ages 16 and 17, were sent back to Austria from Romania, where they had been picked up by authorities on a train …

Middle East

Anonymous claims first victim in 'Operation Charlie Hebdo'

Hacking collective Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists after Wednesday's deadly attack on Paris-based satirical newspaper <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, and …

German newspaper that reprinted Muhammad cartoons firebombed

A German newspaper that reprinted the Muhammad cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has been the target of an arson attack.<p>Several stones and an incendiary device were thrown through the window of the archive of the regional tabloid daily, the Hamburger Morgenpost, early on Sunday …

Charlie Hebdo

Bad barley crop probably won't affect 2015 beer prices

Mae Keane, One Of The Last 'Radium Girls,' Dies At 107

<b>Editor's note, Jan. 15, 2015:</b> Mae Keane was one of the last "radium girls," but not the last one. Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the full correction note.<p><i>Before turning the page on 2014,</i> All Things Considered <i>is paying tribute to some of the people who died this year whose</i> …

The Spirit of the 1914 Christmas Truce

A World War I interlude among British and German troops shows how even bitter foes can work out rituals of cooperation<p>On Christmas morning we stuck up a board with ‘A Merry Christmas’ on it. The enemy had stuck up a similar one…. Two of our men then threw their equipment off and jumped on the …

History

George III 'eccentric' drawing discovered hidden in British Library

An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by George III during his period of 'madness' was found hidden in a volume<p>An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by George III during his period of "madness" has been discovered hidden inside a volume at the British …

Humanities

Alcatraz escapees could have lived, study says - CNN.com

Alcatraz operated as a U.S. penitentiary for nearly 30 years before closing in 1963. Alcatraz Island is in San Francisco Bay.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Exploring Alcatraz<p>Exploring Alcatraz<p>Exploring Alcatraz<p>Exploring Alcatraz<p>Exploring Alcatraz<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- On June 11, 1962, three Alcatraz inmates -- John Anglin, …

The 35 Most Powerful Militaries In The World

Despite the potential powder keg in the South China Sea, standoffs in Ukraine, and proxy wars throughout the Middle East, inter-state warfare between the world's military powers has been all but banished from the global scene (for the time being, at least).<p>For a simpler evaluation of military …

Military

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief …

Bush: Garner decision 'hard to understand'

Former President George W. Bush says a New York grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who choked and killed Eric Garner was "hard to understand."<p>In an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley, Bush said his reaction to watching video of the incident that led to Garner's death was "how …

Shia LaBeouf art show collaborators speak out about his alleged rape

Two artists who collaborated with the actor Shia LaBeouf on an art project called #IAMSORRY have spoken out about his alleged rape during the performance earlier this year.<p>In an interview with Dazed magazine, LaBeouf wrote that a woman had raped him during one performance of the piece at a Los …

It's Clear That Race Is America's Deepest Problem

Mr Brown's parents and Barack Obama called for calm. Yet soon America's TV screens were full of burning police cars, crowds coughing on tear gas, and young black men throwing bricks and smashing shops. America's history of racial injustice looked as potent as ever.<p>That would be the wrong conclusion …

The Real Reason Unlimited Vacation Policies Work

<i>Mike Volpe is the CMO of Hubspot.</i><p>At most companies in the United States, vacation starts in the most unrelaxing way possible: permission slips. Accruing enough time to go on vacation then having to ask for permission to do so feels more like a fifth grade field trip than a grown-up getaway.<p>Still, …

Swiss 'Ecopop' referendum calls for big immigration cut

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1127000/1127336_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524666719_b0b2b915cf444754c4e745ea086721ac<p><b>Swiss voters are going to the polls on Sunday to vote for the second time in nine months on proposals to limit immigration.</b><p>Last February the Swiss …

Slavery levels in UK 'higher than thought'

<b>There could be between 10,000 and 13,000 victims of slavery in the UK, higher than previous figures, analysis for the Home Office suggests.</b><p>Modern slavery victims are said to include women forced into prostitution, "imprisoned" domestic staff and workers in fields, factories and fishing boats.<p>The …

Past ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia …

Comprehensive Business Plan Outline for Small Business

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated February 28, 2018<p>Business plans are an important business start-up step for many small business owners, especially those who …

Sergey Kovalev too powerful for Bernard Hopkins in title fight

Forty-nine year old loses on unanimous decision Russian adds WBA and IBF light heavyweight titles<p>Never in an unparalleled 26-year career had Bernard Hopkins been on the losing end of a definitive beatdown. Until Saturday night.<p>Time didn’t catch up with the 49-year-old Hopkins, who lost every minute …

Pakistani police officer axes man to death over blasphemy | Reuters

LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - A policeman in Pakistan hacked a man to death for allegedly making derogatory remarks about the companions of the Prophet Muhammad, police said, just two days after a Christian couple was lynched over blasphemy in the same province.<p>The man, Tufail Haider, 55, was taken …

Army takes over the running of Miss Uganda beauty contest

In case you missed it, the army took over the running of the Miss Uganda pageant this year. Let that bizarre idea sink in for a moment.<p>This was certainly a beauty pageant with a difference. The swimsuit section was cast aside for an army-style boot camp, the milking of cows, and showing your skills …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture