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Nepal on 'war footing' as quarter of population hit by quake

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1163000/1163393_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1535084960_93097d2e1042d896b648104b94fee326<p><b>Nepal is "on a war footing" as it tries to help survivors following Saturday's earthquake, its prime minister says.</b><p>Sushil Koirala said the government …

Natural Disasters

Brontosaurus makes a comeback

<b>(CNN) —</b> Everybody loves a good comeback story -- especially one that's dino-sized.<p>After its name was booted from science books for more than a century, a new study suggests that the Brontosaurus belongs to its own genera, and therefore deserves its own name.<p>O.C. Marsh first named the Brontosaurus …

Glenn Ford, Wrongfully Convicted And Dying Of Cancer, Denied Restitution For 30 Years On Death Row

Glenn Ford was imprisoned nearly half his life for a murder he didn't commit. Now, the 65-year-old has been denied restitution for his nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row.<p>Caddo Parish District Judge Katherine Dorroh on Friday denied Ford compensation, saying that while Ford did not commit the …

Oklahoma could execute death row inmates with nitrogen gas

<b>Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the US to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.</b><p>The state legislature has passed a bill, which now awaits the governor's signature to become law.<p>Several US states are considering alternative execution methods as they struggle to obtain …

Oklahoma could execute death row inmates with nitrogen gas

<b>Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the US to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.</b><p>The state legislature has passed a bill, which now awaits the governor's signature to become law.<p>Several US states are considering alternative execution methods as they struggle to obtain …

Letters to the Editor: Constitutional convention premature

<b>Constitutional convention premature</b><p>In a recent column, State Sen. Bryan Townsend urges that Delaware join other states (by enacting SCR 6) in calling …

Standardized Testing

Amazon drone trial gets US regulator approval

<b>The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Amazon's plans to begin testing drones for online deliveries.</b><p>The FAA said it had granted Amazon a certificate for people with pilot's licenses to test the unmanned aircraft.<p>The drones must be flown at 400 feet or below during daylight hours, …

Nature plus nurture

STENDHAL once wrote that all geniuses who were born women were lost to the public good. At least in the rich world, that wasteful truth has been …

US sex abuse suspect detained in Brazil

<b>Police in Brazil have arrested an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in Minnesota.</b><p>Victor Barnard was detained on Friday after police raided a flat in the northeastern beach resort of Pipa.<p>The 53-year-old, who founded his River Road Fellowship …

Oh, baby

“PLAYING God” is what medicine is for. Every Caesarean section and cancer treatment is an attempt to interfere with the natural course of events for …

Fertility Treatment

Father forced to choose between his wife and son with Down syndrome

Wife Files For Divorce After Dad Refuses To Give Up Newborn With Down Syndrome http://t.co/cLCQH5sZvm pic.twitter.com/mFpvr10PYZ<p>— BuzzFeed News …

Down Syndrome

Obama plans tax on US firms overseas to fix roads at home

<b>US President Barack Obama plans to close a tax loophole that allows US firms to avoid paying taxes on overseas profits, the White House says.</b><p>His 2016 budget would impose a one-off 14% tax on US profits stashed overseas, as well as a 19% tax on any future profits as they are earned.<p>The $238bn …