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Grand Theft Auto 5: Kmart joins Target in pulling game from sale

Kmart has become the second major retailer to pull controversial video game franchise Grand Theft Auto from its Australian stores.<p>A spokeswoman for the company announced on Thursday that the highly popular series would be removed from shelves immediately “following a significant review” of their …

The Human Behind 'Humans of New York'

Brandon Stanton has talked with 10,000 strangers and shared their stories with millions of people across the Internet. The 29-year-old photographer …

Horrifyingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem

Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so large they seem …

Iran's Rouhani Blasts ISIS and 'Ridiculous' U.S.-Led Coalition

World<p>Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in an exclusive interview with NBC News' Ann Curry, denounced ISIS for its savagery but also branded the U.S.-led coalition against the terror group as "ridiculous." Speaking from the presidential palace in Tehran ahead of his visit to the United Nations, …

Liberia says world needs to do more on Ebola

President Sirleaf welcomes US aid but warns Liberia needs more help as worst outbreak in history cripples the country.<p>Liberia's president has called on the world to do more to end a spiralling Ebola outbreak that has crippled her country. <br>President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday described US …

IRA Kingsmills massacre: full inquest ordered into 1976 killings

A new full inquest is to be held into the IRA massacre of 10 Protestant workers shot dead in South Armagh in 1976.<p>The men were taken out of their minibus and then riddled with bullets at Kingsmills. Their sole Catholic colleague was spared because of his religion.<p>Although the Provisional IRA never …

Eyeing 'fatal blow' against IS, Britain lays ground to join U.S. air strikes

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is preparing the ground to join the United States in launching air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, but is moving cautiously to ensure it avoids a parliamentary defeat and acts as part of a regional coalition.<p>Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops load …

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. …

U.S. sees Middle East help fighting IS, Britain cautious after beheading

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.<p>U.S. Secretary of …

Second British Aid Worker Facing Execution By Islamic State Is 'Kind And Funny' Alan Henning

The Foreign Office has confirmed that the second British aid worker threatened with beheading by Islamic State militants is 47-year-old Alan …

On the Scottish independence campaign trail - in pictures

Guardian photographer Murdo MacLeod follows the referendum campaign around Scotland as it enters its final days

For London’s Cabbies, Job Entails World’s Hardest Geography Test

In Focus<p>Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur …

The best bang for your buck bike upgrades

If your bike has started to feel a little tired or outdated, you may be able to revitalise your trusty steed with just a little investment.<p>My own …

The Ebola epidemic

See photos from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which health officials have called the deadliest ever.

Chinese city gives smartphone users their own sidewalk lane

Tools like hands-free kits and Siri might mean that you don’t have to have your face constantly buried in your iPhone, but for most people the reality is that using a smartphone suggests your focus is not entirely on the real world around you.<p>Tackling this problem head-on is a place called …

Handsfree

Questions raised over bullying in the gaming community

There's a fight underway that's tearing apart the community of people who play, write about, enthuse and obsess over video games. Earlier this month, the ex-boyfriend of game designer Zoe Quinn took to the Internet to publicly accuse her of infidelity. He said she'd cheated on him with a gaming …

3 Reasons Why Apple Shouldn't Try To Be A Fashion Brand

From a <i>Vogue</i> editor to Bloomberg reporter, the reaction to this week’s Apple Watch was clear: Apple is a fashion brand.<p>The conclusion was no less the result of Apple’s own efforts, which included recruiting execs from the fashion world to work on the project (Burberry, Nike, Yves St. Laurent), then …

Woman's Quest To Find Owner Of Wedding Photo Discovered At Ground Zero Has Amazing Ending

"I have always said to myself about the photo that I try not to think about what the story behind it is, and that I just want to get the photo back," Keefe told <i>Boston Magazine</i>.<p>After years of getting nowhere, Keefe posted the picture on Twitter Thursday night, where it was retweeted more than 58,000 …

Terrorism

DAVID CAMERON: 'The Murder Of David Haines Is An Act Of Pure Evil'

"The murder of David Haines is an act of pure evil. My heart goes out to his family who have shown extraordinary courage and fortitude," Cameron said in a statement.<p>"We will do everything in our power to hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice, however long it takes."<p>ISIS released a …