Aly Riddick

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Big Bang breakthrough announced; gravitational waves detected

There's no way for us to know exactly what happened some 13.8 billion years ago, when our universe burst onto the scene. But scientists announced Monday a breakthrough in understanding how our world as we know it came to be.<p>If the discovery holds up to scrutiny, it's evidence of how the universe …

Israel bombs Syria's Golan after blast

Israel has attacked several Syrian military sites after a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops in the occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said.<p>It said targets of Wednesday's airstrikes included a Syrian military headquarters, a training facility and artillery …

Cuba Could Be Venezuela's Biggest Loser

In the midst of chaos in Venezuela, a dependent Cuba and its economic future is walking on a tight rope.<p>As Venezuela's economic woes deepen, with an annualized inflation rate reaching 57 percent, and violent clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters escalate, the probability of a new …

US police break up ring sharing indecent images of children

<b>Officials in the US have dismantled a huge international ring sharing indecent images of children - one of the largest such operations ever uncovered, American authorities say.</b><p>They say that 14 men running a secret, members-only website have been arrested.<p>About 250 children - mostly boys from the US …

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Central African Republic: 'Massive scale ethnic cleansing'

The Central African Republic is ravaged by what some human rights groups are calling ethnic cleansing.<p>Mainly Muslim rebels seized power last year but after their leader was forced to stand down in January, Christian militias have been targeting Muslim civilians.<p>Newsnight's Tim Whewell has been in …

MH370: Search area nearly size of U.S. - CNN Video

4 Highly Effective Ways To Quit Smoking

So, you've made the decision to quit smoking. Maybe it's the rising prices, the necessity of standing outside in frigid temperatures, or the health …