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Ben Carson joins Donald Trump in threatening to leave GOP

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ben Carson on Friday took a page from Donald Trump's playbook by threatening to depart the Republican Party.<p>Ahead of Tuesday's GOP presidential debate, the retired neurosurgeon slammed the party after reports emerged that Republican insiders were discussing the possibility of …

Republicans

Sun Could Unleash Devastating 'Superflare'

The sun is capable of firing off an incredibly powerful superflare that could wreak havoc on Earth's technology-dependent society, a new study …

Universe

The smog in Beijing is so bad that the government just issued its first ever red alert

The alert - the highest in a four-level system - will be in place from 7am on Tuesday until noon on Thursday.<p>Beijing has ordered primary and secondary schools to close and recommended government departments, public institutions and companies to implement flexible working hours.<p>It means traffic will …

US faces $1 billion in trade penalties for meat labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that Canada and Mexico can slap more than $1 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods in …

Agriculture

Majority of Americans support sending ground troops to fight Isil

New poll shows opinion shifting toward boots on the ground as new photograph emerges of San Bernardino killers<p>A majority of Americans support sending ground troops to fight Isil as public confidence in President Barack Obama's ability to tackle terrorism reached a record low.<p>The shift towards …

Now Women Should Register for the Draft

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced last week that all positions in the U.S. military would now be open to any member of the armed forces …

Africa plans renewable energy drive that could make continent world's cleanest

An Africa-wide mega-scale initiative backed by all African heads of state should see the continent greatly increase its renewable energy over the next 15 years.<p>The African Renewable Energy Initiative (Arei) plans to develop at least 10 GW of new renewable energy generation capacity by 2020, and at …

Renewable Energy

U.S. Military Will Open All Combat Jobs to Women

No exceptions<p>Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday during a press briefing that the military must open all combat jobs to women. The new …

Physicists Show Both Russia And Turkey Were Lying About The Downed Russian Plane

Following the recent downing of a Russian military jet by Turkish forces somewhere along the border of Syria and Turkey, both nations offered very …

Bill O'Reilly confronts Donald Trump on his mass-deportation plan: 'It could never happen today'

"That was brutal what they did to those people to kick them back to [Mexico]. The stuff they did was really brutal. It could never happen today," O'Reilly told the leading Republican presidential candidate.<p>Trump frequently touts former President Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower's mass-deportation program as …