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Game of Thrones Season 5: The Sight: Jon Snow and Mance (HBO)

Game of Thrones Season 5: The Sight: Brienne and Podrick (HBO)

Game of Thrones: Blooper Reel #2 (HBO)

2016 Song of Ice and Fire Calendar Details Revealed

Thanks to a Facebook update by artist Magali Villeneuve—one of the many artists contributed beautiful artwork to <i>The World of Ice and Fire</i>—we see that Random House has released some official information (including a cover image) regarding the <i>2016 A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar</i> (Pre-order: …

US-led task force launches 20 air strikes in continued attacks on Isis

Coalition says strikes targeted militant fighters and positions in Iraq and Syria Suicide bomb attacks north of Baghdad killed at least 27 people on Saturday<p>US-led coalition forces have launched 11 air strikes in Iraq and nine in Syria since early on Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force said on …

Middle East

How shelter dogs are helping scientists sniff out the world’s rarest gorillas

Researchers have discovered that the traits that make these pooches poor pets give them an edge as detection dogs<p>I think we can all agree that dogs are great at everything. Except being bad friends, they’re terrible at that. They’re especially great at having jobs, and increasingly, researchers are …

Boris Nemtsov, Slain Critic of Putin, Remembered as 'Very Courageous'

The assassination of Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian bureaucrat and frequent critic of President Vladimir Putin, could trigger more instability and fear across the country as several theories about who committed the brazen act and why remains unsolved, political experts warn.<p>Putin vowed Saturday, …

Russia

5 Conspiracy Theories Surrounding the Denver Airport

On February 28, 1995, the Denver International Airport opened its doors and its runways to the general public after falling over a year behind …

Art

Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require Americans to apply for tourist visas

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro announced Saturday the country will restrict the activities of U.S. diplomats, shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff and require Americans to apply for visas if they want to visit.<p>Maduro said at a protest against imperialism that “gringo” meddling had forced …

Venezuela

Venezuela president Maduro announces diplomatic sanctions against US

Venezuela clamps down further on dissent amid deepening economic woes<p>Read more<p>In a further deterioration of diplomatic ties between Venezuela and the US, President Nicolás Maduro announced on Saturday that he will curb the number of US diplomats allowed to work in the country and will impose …

Venezuela

The terrifying “smart” city of the future

Cities across the country are implementing smart technologies — with grave implications for our personal freedoms<p>Imagine a world without waste. A place where the train always comes on time, where streets are plowed before snow even stops falling, and watchful surveillance cameras have sent rates of …

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may reshape Earth

From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet below to re-shape Earth.<p>Water is eating away at the Antarctic ice, melting it where it hits the oceans. As the ice …

Travel nightmare of passengers stuck on plane for NINE HOURS - after boarding American Airlines flight that was meant to take 30 minutes

• <b>American Airlines Flight 382 was supposed to leave Dallas airport at 1.45pm for Oklahoma City</b>• <b><br>But didn't take off until 10.48pm because of icy weather</b> …

Flying

Iran cleric vows to 'raise flag of Islam on White House' to avenge Israeli attack

The cleric, Ali Shirazi, made the remarks to the official Revolutionary Guards web site.<p>><br>• ><p>Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, stands in …

Scarlett Johansson: 'There is nothing strange or creepy about John Travolta'

The subject of Travolta’s affections at the Academy Awards on Sunday has come to the defence of the star<p>If you thought there was something a little creepy about John Travolta’s behaviour at the 2015 Oscars, you were totally wrong. After the veteran US actor’s chin-grabbing antics while presenting …

Scarlett Johansson

Beagle-2 found on Mars: European Space Agency lander that’s been missing since 2003 located on red planet

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European Space Agency

How Will Market React To Murder In Moscow?

It’s hard to say whether Friday’s night’s drive-by assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov can drive market sentiment any lower. Investors will have to wait and see how Sunday’s planned anti-war march-turned-funeral procession will unfold in Moscow. Any heavy-handed police …

Russia

Hubble at 25: the wonder of the universe laid bare

It has captured images of stars coalescing out of glowing clouds of dust, peered back more than 10bn years to study the early universe, pinpointed the remnants of supernovae explosions and helped physicists uncover some of the cosmos’s deepest secrets. The Hubble space telescope, which celebrates …

Universe

Fans honor Nimoy with Vulcan salute, billboards

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since Friday, social media debates such as #thedress were silenced.<p>There was more sobering news. Leonard Nimoy, "Star Trek's" beloved Mr. Spock, had died.<p>His co-stars, fellow celebrities and fans reacted with heartfelt tributes from around the world and all the way to space, where astronaut …

Leonard Nimoy

How hunting with wolves helped humans outsmart the Neanderthals

Dogs are humanity’s oldest friends, renowned for their loyalty and abilities to guard, hunt and chase. But modern humans may owe even more to them than we previously realised. We may have to thank them for helping us eradicate our caveman rivals, the Neanderthals.<p>According to a leading US …

Humanity

Solar eclipse to disrupt power supplies

Eclipse to block out 95 per cent of sunlight in parts of Europe<p>Power supplies could drop suddenly next month when the UK is plunged into darkness with an eclipse of the sun.<p>Energy experts warned there could be possible blackouts in the biggest solar eclipse since 1999.<p>Nearly 90 per cent of the …

Solar Eclipse

Netanyahu’s Congress speech scuppers bipartisan unity on support for Israel

A set piece of the annual gathering of one of the most powerful political lobbies in Washington is the “roll call” of support in Congress for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac).<p>Members of Congress are invited to stand one by one to be acknowledged for their support for Israel, or …

Israel

Why MH370 Will Likely Remain Lost

Despite protestations to the contrary, what remains of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will likely never be found. That’s the hard truth that the search crews and the families and friends of the victims have yet to fully embrace, but we’re getting there and fast.<p>After nearly three decades of …

Airplanes

'Afghan Girl' resurfaces in Pakistan documents probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Afghan girl whose arresting green eyes made her face known around the world in 1985 has resurfaced, this time in connection with fraudulently obtained identity cards in Pakistan.<p>Sharbat Gula was 12 when photographer Steve McCurry captured his iconic image of her living in a refugee camp …

United Nations

NASA Telescopes Help Discover Surprisingly Young Galaxy

PASADENA, Calif. -- Astronomers have uncovered one of the youngest galaxies in the distant universe, with stars that formed 13.5 billion years ago, a …

World leaders condemn murder of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov

World leaders led by David Cameron and Barack Obama have condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday evening.<p>Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and a sharp critic of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, was reportedly …

Russia

ISIS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless Tokyo pays $200 million

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Japanese hostages, one demand from ISIS: Hand over $200 million, or else.<p>The else being that the pair will meet the same gruesome fate as other captives held by the terrorist group, others who were shown in ISIS videos kneeling in orange jumpsuits in front of masked, black-clad men -- …

Natural Gas

Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression' | Reuters

NEW DELHI/KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama said …

Russia