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US to give up control of the internet's 'address book' after years of debate

Stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority has moved from the US government to an international group, but not everyone is happy about it<p>As of Saturday morning the internet – or at least the bit of it that manages the network’s “address book” – is no longer controlled by an American …

United States Suspends Contact With Russia Over Syria Impasse

World<p>WASHINGTON — In a sharp deterioration of relations, the U.S. on Monday suspended diplomatic contacts with Russia over Syria, while Moscow halted cooperation on a joint program for disposal of weapons-grade plutonium.<p>The U.S. move followed a threat last week from Secretary of State John Kerry …

McGregor Hid From Stephens After UFC 205 Presser

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Conor McGregor had words with longtime veteran and 145-power puncher Jeremy Stephens at …

In 'advisory' role, special ops face danger in expanded terror fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first wave of 250 additional U.S. special operations forces have started arriving in northern Syria to help train and assist local Syrian Democratic Forces as they battle ISIS, CNN has learned.<p>Due to security concerns, the Pentagon would not say exactly how many special forces are now …

Russia accuses Turkey of 'creeping expansion' in Syria

Moscow has proof that Turkish troops are operating on Syrian soil, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov has claimed. Relations between Russia and Turkey have …

The Small Psychological Change That Will Make You Much More Successful

This little tweak to how you think will make you not only more successful but also happier.<p>Success, most of us have heard, is hard. We've read about Bill Gates's insane hours when starting Microsoft, gossiped about Elon Musk's divorces (and plenty of other founders' rocky personal lives), and …

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Dow plunges 391 points as fear grips markets

The market freakout of 2016 keeps getting scarier. Cheap oil and China remain the major culprits.<p>The Dow dropped another 391 points on Friday, leaving the index down an incredible 1,437 points in just the first two weeks of the year. The S&P 500 lost 2.3% and the Nasdaq plunged 2.7% to its lowest …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, redwood forests, pristine beaches, and out-of-this-world desert landscapes, there are more than enough reasons to pack your bags and head to the Golden State.<p>Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, …

Hot Springs

Russia appears to have 'gone ballistic' in Syria — and it may be helping ISIS

Russia is showing no signs that it intends to forgive and forget Turkey’s decision to down a Russian warplane two weeks ago.<p>Moscow has chosen to …

Turkey

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

7 Common Fitness Mistakes That Keep You From Losing Weight

You wouldn’t sleep through an entire semester of classes and expect to pass your finals with flying colors, would you? Well, dragging yourself to the …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Stem Cells

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from.<p>I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where …

Air Travel

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

UFC 166: Lombard, Boetsch, & Noons Backstage Interviews

Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos: Positives and Negatives for Both Fighters

Another weekend, another terrific UFC event. Dana White and Co. are on a roll and UFC 166 did nothing to halt the organisation’s momentum.<p>The main event between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title turned out to be an extremely lopsided affair, yet it remained …