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Queen Elizabeth II Becomes First British Monarch to Reach Sapphire Jubilee

But unlike for her 2012 Diamond Jubilee, there aren't major public celebrations.<p>Queen Elizabeth II, 90, on Monday became the first British monarch to …

Queen Elizabeth II

Is It Possible to Train for a Marathon Without Stepping Outdoors?

<i>Ready for some #fitspo? We're rounding up the best new workouts that'll make you want to hit the gym.</i><p>If you've suddenly been inspired to sign up for …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

SEO

No new Ebola cases reported in Sierra Leone in past week for first time since outbreak – UN

“This is very good news but we have to keep doing this intensive working with communities to identify potential new cases early and to rapidly stop …

North Korea and South Korea are fighting a war over loudspeakers

Tension between Pyongyang and Seoul is rising as U.S. and South Korean forces on Monday began annual joint military exercises that the North regularly protests.<p>On Aug. 4, two South Korean soldiers were wounded by a landmine in the heavily-fortified demilitarized zone, which Seoul said was planted …

North Korea

Syrian air attacks that kill nearly 100 leave UN humanitarian chief 'horrified'

Syrian government air raids hit Damascus suburb of Douma<p>The United Nations humanitarian chief said on Monday he is "horrified" by the attacks on …

Google will now help you get solar on your roof

Google, which has long funded big solar and wind projects around the world, is stepping into the solar industry in a more web-based and traditionally …

Aspirin reduces bowel cancer risk in obese patients: study

The international study, published in the US-based Journal of Clinical Oncology, followed 937 people with an inherited genetic disorder known as Lynch Syndrome in 16 countries, in some cases over a decade.<p>About half of the people with the disease eventually develop cancer.<p>Study participants took …

Cancer

North Korea retaliates against South with loudspeaker propaganda | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Monday resumed a campaign of loudspeakers blasting propaganda across its border with South Korea, days after the South took a similar step in response to a landmine explosion in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to …

North Korea

Associated Press News

U.S. boosts support role in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

A Saudi-led military offensive against Houthi rebels in Yemen has scored major gains this month, including recapturing the strategic port of Aden and the country's largest air base, after the Pentagon more than doubled the number of American advisors to provide enhanced intelligence for …

Middle East

July 2015 was very likely Earth's hottest month on record

<b>UDPATE, Aug. 20, 12:15 p.m. ET:</b> Federal officials have confirmed that July 2015 was Earth's hottest month on record, smashing old marks.<p>Our original …

China’s unemployment rate is much higher than the government says it is

Of the many reams of iffy Chinese economic data, the iffiest of all must be the urban unemployment rate.<p>Behold how remarkably flat it is:<p>That’s far stabler than in other countries (even in Japan, where policies make it hard to lay off workers):<p>Though most economists have a pretty tough time putting …

Economics

Google’s Next Version Of Android Is Called “Marshmallow”

Google has made it a thing to name its Android OS versions after food. Letter by letter in the alphabet (har har). But not just any food — food that’s really bad for you. This version, which has been called “M” until now, had its name unveiled today….<p>The new “marshmallow” statue was unveiled today …

Android News

Smugglers help enslaved Yazidis escape Islamic State

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1187000/1187328_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524689674_3f8953464051d59f8e4ebbde0e0e443d<p><b>When members of the Yazidi religious minority fled as Islamic State (IS) militants swept across northern Iraq a year ago, several thousand women and</b> …

Yazidis

Spanx Is Making Shapewear Sexy Now

Spanx is putting an end to only wearing Band-Aid-like underpinnings. Enter the new Colorblock collection, their answer to sexing up shapewear. The …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Woman who sued pro-Putin Russian 'troll factory' gets one rouble in damages

A Russian court has ordered a secretive pro-Putin “propaganda factory” to pay symbolic damages to an employee who sued them in a bid to expose the workings of the Kremlin’s online trolls.<p>Game of trolls: the hip digi-kids helping Putin's fight for online supremacy<p>Read more<p>The Agency for Internet …

Russia

Two Women Make History by Passing Army's Elite Ranger School

For the first time ever, two women have successfully completed the Army's elite Ranger school, one of the toughest combat training courses in the world, the Army said Monday.<p>The female soldiers weren't identified beyond being described as West Point-trained officers. They were among 96 soldiers who …

Military

U.S. pulling Patriot missiles from Turkey

The U.S. military is pulling its Patriot missiles from Turkey this fall, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara announced Sunday.<p>The Patriot missiles "will be redeployed to the United States for critical modernization upgrades," according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Turkey. "This decision follows a …

Cropped flares: how to wear the trickiest trend

Cropped flares, a favourite of Alexa Chung and Man Repeller’s Leandra Medine, are here to stay. We can’t lie – they aren’t easy to wear, but a statement shoe helps. Here are five of the best combinations

Clothing

MH370 Search: How Currents Could Have Carried Wreckage All the Way to Reunion

Scientifically speaking, there's no reason the airplane fragment found Wednesday on Reunion island in the Indian Ocean, couldn't be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — even though it's 4,000 miles away from MH370's last known position before it vanished.<p>Investigators said it's too early to tell for …

Airplanes

Diver Captures Moment He Finds Shipwreck Treasure Worth $1 Million

A diver’s helmet camera recently captured the moment he stumbled upon treasure from a 1715 shipwreck off the coast of Florida. The 1-minute video …

Smoking is not cool. But cigarette stocks are hot.

Cigarettes are bad for you. We all know that by now. But don't tell that to Wall Street.<p>Marlboro maker Altria (MO) reported solid sales and earnings growth on Wednesday. The stock slipped a bit after the report, but shares are still up more than 10% so far this year and over 30% over the past 12 …

Investing

A piece of MH370 may have just been found

A piece of the missing MH370 plane may have just been recovered.<p><i>Wired</i> reported that a piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane’s wing may have …

Kentucky Man Arrested for Shooting Down a Drone Over His Property

Tomas van Houtryve—VII<p>Tomas van Houtryve—VII<p>Tomas van Houtryve—VII/Pulitzer Center<p>Tomas van Houtryve—VII/Pulitzer Center<p>Tomas van …