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Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

11 Menswear Bloggers Reveal Their Favorite New Brands - PAPER

<i>We've asked 11 men's fashion writers and bloggers to each reveal the menswear brand they're most digging right now as well as offer some of their go-to fashion tips and tricks. From the U.S. to the U.K., these are the brands you should know to rev up your closet.</i><p><b>Marcel Floruss, One Dapper Street</b><p><b>New</b> …

Katy Perry's "This Is How We Do" Video Is a Pop-Art Spectacular - PAPER

Katy Perry's new video for the <i>Prism</i> standout, "This Is How We Do," is an amazingly campy collection of pop art references, retro fashion statements and summer staples like twerking ice cream cones, a group of sharp men dressed like Pee-Wee Herman and a <i>very</i> important pizza-printed bathing suit -- …

Forgotten NBA Stars Who Will Play Huge Roles in 2014-15 Season

One of the great things about the NBA is how each new season brings the possibility of more stars beginning their unique upward ascents.<p>However, such perennial unpredictability carries with it another, more insidious side effect: forgetting about yesterday’s hardwood heroes.<p>Whether by dint of …

NBA

The dark, disturbing world of the visa-for-sale program

On Nov. 15, 2012, about 100 people gathered in a parking lot near O’Hare Airport in Chicago for a ceremonial occasion: the demolition of a fleabag …

Google Acquires Emu, An IM Client With Siri-Like Intelligence

Google has acquired Emu, a new mobile messaging application that just exited beta earlier this year. Emu was at heart an IM client, but it differentiated itself from the crowded market with smart features that incorporated a virtual assistant not unlike Siri to automate tasks based on your …

'Islamist militants' kill 10 in northern Cameroon

<b>Militants with suspected ties to Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have killed 10 people in a raid on a remote village in north Cameroon, police say.</b><p>Nine bus passengers and a soldier were shot dead after coming "face-to-face" with heavily armed militants in Zigague, they add.<p>The son of a local …

Africa

Gun battles with Sunni fighters in Arsal disrupt Lebanon cease-fire

Lebanon's army and Islamist armed groups, who had clashed early on Wednesday, agreed on an extension of a fragile cease-fire in a second attempt to end five days of fighting in the most serious spillover of Syria's civil war onto Lebanese soil.<p>The Lebanese army and the Syrian armed groups are …

Israel announces arrest of Gaza man 'paid by Hamas' for murders of settler teenagers

Court documents say Hussam Qawasmeh confessed to obtaining funding from Hamas for abductions and killings which ultimately led to Gaza conflict<p>A Palestinian arrested by an Israeli anti-terrorism unit has confessed that the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June was funded by Hamas …

Obama: US sanctions are straining Russian economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that U.S. sanctions levied against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are working but that …

40,000 Iraqis stranded on mountain as Isis jihadists threaten death

Members of minority Yazidi sect face slaughter if they go down and dehydration if they stay, while 130,000 fled to Kurdish north<p>Tens of thousands of members of one of Iraq's oldest minorities have been stranded on a mountain in the country's north-west, facing slaughter at the hands of jihadists …

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