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Mom Explains Why She Killed Her 2 Kids: ‘I Gave Them a Choice’ to Live or Die

An Indiana mother said she gave her two young children a “choice” to live or die before she smothered them to death with her hands.<p>Amber Pasztor, who …

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This Determines How Easily You Can Orgasm From Sex

If you have trouble having an orgasm from sex, it may not be anything you or your partner are—or aren't—doing. In fact, it may have more to do with the way your body is actually built.<p>According to a review published in <i>Clinical Anatomy</i>, when it comes to coming, women are dealt different cards from …

Dubai’s building boom fiercely fuelling global warming

Planning to buy an apartment in Dubai but worried about coping with living in a city with some of the hottest temperatures on earth? You might want …

Climate Change

ISIS cuts its fighters' salaries by 50%

Wartime pressure on the Islamic State is forcing it to slash its fighters' salaries by half, according to documents leaked from inside ISIS territory.<p>ISIS might seem like a ragtag group of terrorists, but in reality, it operates as a government over parts of Iraq and Syria. And it hands out …

A Michigan Congressman Called Federal Disaster Aid Unconstitutional

As he refused to support giving people drinking water in Flint, Michigan.<p>The affection of modern "constitutional conservatives" for the governing principles of the Articles of Confederation remains a delightful puzzlement to those of us who thought most of those issues settled in 1788—or, at the …

Israeli defense minister: If I had to choose between Iran and ISIS, I’d choose ISIS

Speaking at the Institute for National Security Studies' (INSS) conference in Tel Aviv on Jan. 19, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon made a bold statement: If he had to choose between Iran and the Islamic State, he told the audience, he'd "choose ISIS."<p>Ya'alon reasoned that Iran had greater …

Muslims Attack Christian With Pickaxe For Leaving Islam

A former Muslim was attacked with a pickaxe in Britain because he converted to Christianity.<p>Nissar Hussain, 49, suffered a broken kneecap, a …

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry Is the Best Player in the NBA

After the first month of the NBA season and a 13-0 start for the Golden State Warriors, it's time we all admit Stephen Curry is the best player in the NBA.<p>LeBron James fans—myself included—should step aside for the Chef ("Cheph" patent still pending). It's not a bad thing to relinquish James' top …

China says 28 foreign-led 'terrorists' killed after attack on mine | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese security forces in the far western region of Xinjiang killed 28 “terrorists” from a group that carried out a deadly attack at a coal mine in September under the direction of “foreign extremists”, the regional government said on Friday.<p>The news carried by the official …

Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame lead Playoff ranking

Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Notre Dame are the top four teams in the latest College Football Playoff selection committee ranking released Tuesday.<p>This week's four-team field, in the unlikely event it holds, would create a set of rematches of sorts in the New Year's Eve semifinals. Clemson beat …

Ancient crystal suggests life on Earth appeared 4.1 billion years ago

New research suggests life appeared on the planet around 300 million years earlier than previously thought<p>An ancient zircon crystal unearthed in Western Australia may hold evidence that life appeared on the planet 4.1 billion years ago, or about 300 million years earlier than previously thought, …

An Indian Mob Threatened to Skin an Australian Man for His Hindu Goddess Tattoo

An Australian man was accosted in the Indian city of Bangalore over the weekend after a group of people became incensed that he had a tattoo of an …

Why Humanity's Survival May Depend on Colonizing Mars

After decades of space exploration and countless movies on the subject, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire such high levels of cultural and scientific fascination?<p>Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood …

Six killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian violence widens | Reuters

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fueled talk of a new uprising against Israel.<p>The soldiers shot across the border into Gaza after …

More Than 700 People Killed in Mecca Stampede

A midmorning panic and crush in nearby Mina also injured more than 800 people during the annual pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest city<p>A stampede during the annual pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest site killed more than 700 people and brought sharp recriminations of host country Saudi Arabia from rival Iran …

Saudi Arabia

Mecca crane collapse: Saudi king sanctions Binladin Group after deadly accident

The accident less than a week ago killed more than 100 people days before the sacred annual pilgrimage<p>Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday sanctioned the country's powerful Binladin Group for last Friday's crane collapse at Mecca's Grand Mosque, which killed more than 100 people days before the …

Osama Bin Laden

Florida’s ‘Muslim-free’ gun store closed to stop a U.S. veteran from going inside

The owner of Florida’s controversial anti-Muslim gun store shut his doors on Tuesday to prevent a U.S. military veteran from going inside.<p>California …

Claims that Col Yisrael Shomer was in imminent danger when he shot dead 17-year old Mohammed Kasbeh appear to be contradicted by video footage<p>Video footage has emerged that appears to show the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a teenage stone thrower by a senior Israeli army officer, …

Israel

​New interactive MAP details Israeli strikes a year after Gaza war

Human rights groups have launched a new interactive platform mapping Israeli attacks during the 2014 Gaza war. It includes satellite images, …

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

Meet Ronnie Stanley, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top OL Heading into Next Season

Had Notre Dame’s Ronnie Stanley declared for the 2015 NFL draft, he well might have been the first offensive tackle off the board. After deciding to return to school, he is now the favorite to be the top offensive lineman selected in the 2016 NFL draft.<p>After spending his first playing season at …

College Football

A new mass extinction could be underway, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sixty-five million years ago, the dinosaurs disappeared in what's known as the Earth's fifth mass extinction. Today, a sixth mass extinction could be well underway and humans are the likely culprit, according to new research published in Science Advances.<p>The past five mass extinctions on …

Extinction

Al Qaeda points finger at ISIS after US drone strikes take out key operatives

Key leaders of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have been killed in recent weeks by well-timed CIA drone strikes so precise that they have stoked suspicions that rival terrorist organization ISIS is secretly leaking information to the U.S.<p>The paranoia spreading within AQAP was fully exposed this …

This Is What Ramadan Looks Like Around The World

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