Julianne K

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Who Were the Ancient Bog Mummies? Surprising New Clues

Ongoing research suggests at least two 2,000-year-old corpses had traveled before their deaths.<p>Cast into northern European wetlands, bog bodies have long appeared as opaque to archaeologists as their dark and watery graves. But new clues are coming in the centuries-old mystery of their origins.<p>Over …

We, the people are violent and filled with rage: A nation spinning apart on its Independence Day

School shootings, hatred, capitalism run amok: This 4th of July, we are in the midst of a tragic public derangement<p><i>By the rude bridge that arched the flood,<br>Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled,</i> <i><br>Here once the embattled farmers stood</i> <i><br>And fired the shot heard ’round the world.</i> <i><br>--Ralph Waldo Emerson,</i> …

WHO considers emergency action on Ebola outbreak

Health officials in West Africa say efforts to contain the worst outbreak of Ebola in history face obstacles such as the suspicion and traditions of local people.<p>Government ministers from 11 countries in the region are meeting in Ghana to plan what’s described as “drastic action”.<p>The outbreak has …

Texas Cheerleader Kendall Jones Sparks Online Outrage with African Hunting Photos

A Texas cheerleader has infuriated many in the online community after posting photos that show her smiling while standing over wildlife she shot in …

What’s powering cleaner air? Natural gas.

America's development of new natural gas supplies has helped reduce per capita emissions to their lowest level since 1961. But to take full advantage …

The 6 U.S. Soldiers Who Died Searching for Bowe Bergdahl

Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed by the Taliban over the weekend after they held him for nearly five years, in exchange for five Taliban …

Saudi Arabia records more MERS deaths

Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have reported three more fatalities from the MERS respiratory virus, taking the death toll in the world's worst-hit country to 163.<p>The health ministry website also revealed on Saturday that 520 cases have been recorded in the country since MERS appeared in Saudi …

Why Modi matters

His blunt style could galvanize India. Voters have high expectations of his ability to boost the economy, but many Muslims are nervous about the …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

FEC chair warns that conservative media like Drudge Report and Sean Hannity face regulation --- like PACs

Government officials, reacting to the growing voice of conservative news outlets, especially on the internet, are angling to curtail the media's …

Government

Thailand court ousts PM Yingluck Shinawatra

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1074000/1074823_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529389511_8b57cefde3ace43187c91550dcc30c7a<p><b>A Thai court has ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several cabinet ministers to step down.</b><p>The Constitutional Court ruled that Ms Yingluck …

Elections

Yemen army captures key Al-Qaeda stronghold

Yemeni government forces have captured the main stronghold of the al-Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula (AQAP), officials have said.<p>Yemen's defence ministry said dozens of suspected AQAP fighters were killed after soldiers and allied tribal militias entered al-Mahfid, a town in Abyan province.<p>A local …

Is peace with the Taliban possible? | Afghanistan

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he is still hopeful that talks with the Pakistani Taliban will be successful, despite the militant group ending its call for a ceasefire. Sharif says the group has to lay down its arms and respect the Constitution.<p>Meanwhile. the Pakistani Taliban has made …

Global drugs war a 'billion-dollar failure'

The global "war on drugs" has been a catastrophic failure and world leaders must rethink their approach, a group including five Nobel prize-winning economists, Britain's deputy prime minister and a former US secretary of state has said.<p>An academic report published on Tuesday by the London School of …

Boko Haram: Three ways to fight human trafficking

Boko Haram's kidnapping of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls has cast a spotlight on kidnapping and human trafficking, which is not just an international …

Ukrainian PM: Putin Wants to Restore USSR

Russian President Vladimir Putin “has a dream to restore the Soviet Union and every day he goes further and further,” interim Ukrainian Prime …

Four sons killed fighting for Assad, but mother's loyalty to regime endures

Of the estimated 150,000 killed in Syria in the last three years, at least 58,000 were regime fighters – an estimated 20,000 more than the opposition.<p>…

Nigeria unrest: Gunmen abduct 'about 100 schoolgirls'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1069000/1069432_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524678799_d275d5bb1e70640ada4ef3b3ef18779c<p><b>Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say.</b><p>Gunmen reportedly arrived at the …

Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year …

Parental revolt against Common Core prompts states to take action

Eleven-year-old Leo Tuttle is a fifth-grader at an Indianapolis private school, where he struggles to keep up with the demanding curriculum.<p>But the school is where Leo’s mother, Erin Tuttle, wants him to be, rather than a public school or even the Catholic school he previously attended.<p>Erin Tuttle …

Pro-Russians storm Ukraine government buildings

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings Sunday in several major cities in eastern Ukraine, where …