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Inside North Korea: Photographers offer a rare insight into Kim Jong-un's secretive state

Shark Island Surfing Challenge in Sydney: Pictures

New South Wales

Oldest known axe discovered in Australia, claim researchers

It is about the size of a thumbnail and might look like any old piece of rock, but scientists say it is a fragment of the oldest axe ever discovered, created up to 49,000 years ago.<p>Found in Australia, it further undermines ideas that Europe was the birthplace of technology, revealing people …

Anthropology

Sean Hannity embraces Donald Trump, without apology

Sean Hannity finally copped to being a Republican shill.<p>"The media has accused me of going soft in interviews on Republicans," the Fox News host said on his radio show last month. "I plead guilty. I absolutely plead guilty. You know why? Because I want one of them to win."<p>The admission came after …

Republicans

Minnesota Burger King workers smash windows after prank call

A prank caller tricked workers at a Minnesota Burger King into smashing the windows of the restaurant to keep it from exploding, police said Saturday, mirroring similar deceptions at Burger Kings and other fast-food restaurants in other states in recent months.<p>Police said employees at the …

With Saudi and Russian ties, Clinton machine’s tentacles are far reaching, according to Panama Papers

<b>Hillary Clinton (AP)</b><p>The Podesta Group, a lobbying firm headed by Clinton operatives, has made a pretty penny working for Saudi & Russia<p>Ben Norton<p>April 8, 2016 6:21pm (UTC)<p>A key gear in the Clinton machine that has sucked in hundreds of thousands of dollars lobbying on behalf of the Saudi absolute …

Human Rights

How satellites are being used to expose human rights abuses

From prison camps in North Korea to mass graves in Burundi, satellite images have become a powerful tool to monitor conflicts and abuses of human rights<p>It was the satellite images showing recently disturbed ground that seemed to provide the final confirmation. There was an increasing amount of …

Africa

Revealed: how Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis

German historian shows how news agency retained access in 1930s by promising not to undermine strength of Hitler regime<p>The Associated Press news agency entered a formal cooperation with the Hitler regime in the 1930s, supplying American newspapers with material directly produced and selected by the …

World History

Soviet sci-fi: The future that never came

In a house that eerily recalls the aesthetic of <i>Her</i><i>—</i>modernist on the outside, studiedly rustic and artisanal on the inside—a young woman agonizes over …

Missing MH370 Families 'Dismayed' at Malaysia Over New Law

Families of those aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 allege that an “unjust” new law will deny them a chance to sue the struggling carrier for negligence.<p>Voice 370, a support group which says it represents relatives of passengers on the doomed Boeing 777, accused the Malaysian government …

Airplanes

Five Things to Look Out for When You Fly With Air Koryo, the World's Worst Airline

Change is in the air in North Korea. After years of being ranked by Skytrax as the world's worst airline, national carrier Air Koryo is undergoing a …

Analyzing 2015 Emotionally

Howdy everybody,<p>2015 had many unexpected developments, like these:<p>1.) We all had to discover that Russia's government is driven by power issues. The Crimea area became Russian overnight (already in 2014), and out of the blue Russia stands side by side to fight the Islamic State with France.<p>2.) Here …

European Union

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in police shooting of Chicago teen

<b>(CNN) —</b> The father of Quintonio LeGrier, the teenager fatally shot by Chicago police over the weekend, has taken legal action against the city of Chicago.<p>On Monday, Antonio LeGrier filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the officer shot his son without justification, …

Crime

The killing of Laquan McDonald: The dashcam video vs. police accounts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Newly released documents in the Laquan McDonald shooting show how elaborately police appear to have fabricated their version of that moment and how officers stood by each other in verifying the details.<p>The documents shed new light on just how crucial the release of last month's video was …

Law Enforcement

‘So dead inside’: How the Mounties cracked Jeffrey Delisle

It took more than an hour of patient questioning before RCMP Sergeant Jimmy Moffat tipped his hand.<p>"Jeff, we have you. Okay? You're caught. You're so caught," the police interrogator said, showing printouts of e-mails to Russian spies.<p>It was around 9 p.m. on Jan. 13, in the police interview room. …

National Security

NASA is accepting astronaut applications, and this quiz will tell you if you qualify

On December 14, for the first time in four years, NASA began accepting applications.<p>"This next group of American space explorers will inspire the Mars generation to reach for new heights, and help us realize the goal of putting boot prints on the Red Planet," NASA's Charles Bolden said in a …

Tragic deaths of home-schooled kids rarely lead to new rules

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Detroit brother and sister vanished more than two years before they were found dead in a freezer in their home, and an …

Homeschooling

Weird Weapons and Other Surprising Objects – 15 Strange Inventions from WWI

During the First World War, the Allies and the Central Powers employed modern weaponry and firepower on an unprecedented scale. Both sides also …

Mystery ghost ships containing skeletal remains of ‘North Koreans’ appear off coast of Japan

Ghost ships containing skeletal remains of sailors have been discovered on the Japanese coast but it’s not exactly Pirates of the Caribbean.<p>The story …

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

Artist Ai Weiwei finds 'listening devices' in studio - CNN Style

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Ai Weiwei

Why Young North Koreans Are Daring to Wear Skinny Jeans

24-year old North Korean refugee Danbi was a smuggler in North Korea's black markets. Here she gives us a tour of a market in South Korea, which …

North Korea

Black women booted from Napa Valley wine train file lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday after they were removed from a train that tours …

Napa Valley

North Koreans Have Their Eyes on Kim Jong Un's Sneakers

As the North Korean city of Rason is recovering from a devastating flood, leader Kim Jong Un took a tour of the grounds. But rather than the “field …

The US defectors who became film stars in North Korea

In 1965, US soldier Charles Robert Jenkins left South Korea for the North – and he went on to become a star in the Hermit Kingdom. Simon Fowler recounts his strange tale.<p><i>This story originally ran in November 2015. Charles Jenkins died on 11 December 2017.</i><p>The 38th Parallel, which crudely splits the …

North Korea

Cult of the cosmic: how space travel became the unofficial religion of the USSR

Cult of the cosmic<p>—<p>How space travel became the unofficial religion of the USSR<p>The cult of science and space exploration in the Soviet Union was as …

GoPro captures Russian cosmonaut duo performing spectacular spacewalk

Want proof spacemen have the most exciting jobs ever? Watch this new breathtaking GoPro video of a spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts, including the …