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Bangladeshi terror group affiliated with IS reportedly led by Canadian

Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack in Dhaka, but authorities are still investigating who led the hostage-taking that resulted in at least 20 deaths.<p>One of the likely suspects: a terrorist group in Bangladesh that is affiliated with IS and is reportedly led by a …

Extremism

Monta Ellis Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Pacers Guard

Link to Media<p>Indiana Pacers guard Monta Ellis has garnered trade interest with the league's free-agency period in full swing.<p>On Saturday, ESPN's Marc Stein reported the Pacers and Sacramento Kings have spoken recently about a possible deal that would send Ellis to the Kings in a trade involving …

NBA

Wind turbines on Galapagos replace millions of liters of diesel since 2007, meet 30 percent of energy needs

World's top utilities hand over project keys, chart path for Ecuador's famously biodiverse archipelago to meet 70 percent of fast-rising energy needs …

Renewable Energy

How The Shape Of Your City Determines The Weather

New research shows how our streets and buildings influence storms, wind, and temperature. So could we “design” the weather?<p>Humans have changed the planet so permanently and dramatically, scientists had to coin a special geological name–the anthropocene–just to describe it. And you might not realize …

Saudi Arabia faces collapse: America’s Middle Eastern ally may not survive this latest oil crisis

Petroleum accounts for 90 percent of the country’s economy. A depressed market has exposed its fragile fundamentals<p>Vijay Prashad<p>May 6, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Saudi Arabia is in serious trouble. The Binladin Group, the kingdom’s largest construction company, …

What's behind North Korea's rare party congress? | Politics

It's been called a once-in-a-generation political event.<p>The first party congress to be held in North Korea since 1980, before supreme leader Kim Jong-un was even born.<p>Many see it as an an opportunity for Kim to showcase the country's stability under his leadership and promote recent successes.<p>He's …

North Korea

We Were Totally Wrong About What's Happening Inside Earth's Mantle

For the first time, geologists have compiled a global map of the wave-like motions called “convective currents” inside Earth’s mantle. They found …

Muslim women 'banned' from Facebook

Muslim women should delete their Facebook accounts, not wear trousers or leave the house without their husband's permission under controversial rules published by British Islamic associations.<p>Online advice on the conduct of Muslim women has been published by the Green Lane Masjid in Birmingham …

Muslim Women