Tony Thompson

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Iraq: '24 hours left' for Turkey to withdraw troops

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has warned Turkey that "only 24 hours" were left for Ankara to remove forces it sent to the north of his country without permission.<p>"We must be prepared and ready to defend Iraq and its sovereignty," said Abadi, who visited Iraq's air force headquarters on …

California shooter attended Islamic school in Pakistan

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The woman who carried out last week's mass shooting in California with her husband had attended an Islamic religious school, …

We Asked an Expert if Storms Like Desmond Will Become the Norm in Britain

Storm Desmond has left 60,000 homes without power – should we expect the weather to be like this from now on?<p>Up to 60,000 homes without power, 40 schools closed, two people dead: this is just a glimpse of what Storm Desmond has left in its wake after a weekend of record rainfall and extreme winds …

Bulletproof blankets are now being marketed at American school kids to help them survive massacres

This is a chilling indictment of modern society.<p>Regular mass shootings in schools and a powerful gun lobby can make the US a scary place.<p>The answer, …

Top German court to consider far-right ban bid in March

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court on Monday scheduled hearings in March to consider a new bid to ban the country's biggest far-right …

Venezuelan dollar bonds rise as ruling socialists thrashed in election | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Venezuelan dollar bonds rose strongly on Monday after the opposition beat the ruling socialists in a parliamentary election at the weekend, raising hope of at least some economic reform in the crisis-ridden country.<p>Bonds from the sovereign as well as state oil firm Petroleos de …

The Happy Capitalist's Answer to Climate Change

Apple's year in products -- 2015 (pictures)