Andreas Baeuchle

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Lion mauls woman to death at wildlife refuge

<b>JOHANNESBURG --</b> A lion that mauled a young woman to death in South Africa was under the care of a man known as the "lion whisperer" for his close …

Africa

'Manspreader' arrested in assault on New York subway rider

A man accused of punching a woman in the face on the New York City subway after she complained about him “manspreading" was arrested Saturday, officials said.<p>Derek Smith, 56, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody late Saturday and charged with assault, officials told The New York Post.<p>The victim, Sam …

Does Michelin Guide Mean Farangs Can Judge Thai Food?

<b>BANGKOK</b> — Top Thai chefs and those in fine dining are sounding modest, reserved yet hopeful in the run-up to the much-anticipated arrival of Michelin …

Licorice lovers beware: FDA warns eating too much may have dangerous side effects

When it comes to candy preferences, black licorice might be just as divisive as candy corn.<p>But on the eve of Halloween, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has struck terror in the hearts of black licorice eaters of a certain age by posting a formal warning about the chewy candy.<p>On Monday, the …

InterAct
Religion

Long Before Donald Trump Demanded NFL Players Stop Kneeling, Patriotism for Profit Began With the Pledge of Allegiance

The new pledge was commissioned by a man who’d made a fortune selling pricey flags to public-school children.<p>Donald Trump’s ever-more rabid stance on …

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention<p>Justin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned …

New Jersey

The troubling case of the young Japanese reporter who worked herself to death

A young journalist's grueling work schedule — including a single month with 159 hours of overtime and just two days off ­— triggered the heart failure that killed her at age 31, Japanese labor regulators ruled.<p>Authorities officially attributed Miwa Sado's death to “karoshi” — the Japanese word for …

Employment

Understanding Ethereum, Bitcoin’s Virtual Cousin

Bitcoin has many cousins and competitors. None have grown more popular than Ethereum, a global computer network with its own virtual currency, called Ether.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum is a global computing network operating according to rules defined by Ethereum software.<p>Those rules allow the …

Cryptocurrency

Thousands evacuated after Bali volcano placed on highest alert level

More than 35,000 people have fled their homes on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after the alert status for the Mount Agung volcano was raised …

Natural Disasters

Raids in New Jersey town target ultra-Orthodox Jews accused of welfare fraud. 'What is going on here?'

It was a spectacle nobody in this sleepy New Jersey town would forget.<p>Early one Monday morning, police and<p>FBIagents in bulletproof vests bounded up the steps of suburban townhouses and split levels, threatening to break down the doors, hauling out in handcuffs husbands and wives in the distinctive …

12 tips to tell if you're buying a flood-damaged used car

They can, and do, show up on the market.<p>We've experienced two major hurricanes. Now Hurricane Maria is raking the Caribbean, storms are queued up in the Atlantic, and we're only a bit more than halfway through the hurricane season. So now might be a good time to review the basics of how to avoid …

Used Cars

Woman with brain cancer who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has died

A Michigan woman who chose to forego cancer treatments that would have prolonged her life but ended her pregnancy died Saturday, three days after giving birth to her sixth child.<p>"I'll see you in Heaven,” Nick DeKlyen said to his wife just before she died.<p>"We stayed by her until she took her last …

Ann Arbor

Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain

CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports.<p>As a new NFL season gets …

Kinesiology

More Americans Than Ever Say Polygamy Is Morally Acceptable

The practice of polygamy, or having more than one spouse at the same time, is illegal in all 50 states. But the percentage of Americans who say the practice is morally acceptable reached an all-time high this year, according to a recent Gallup poll.<p>Gallup has measured American attitudes toward a …

Bosch's stain scanner knows what you spilled on your shirt last night

German technology giant Bosch is mostly known for making home appliances. And at IFA 2017, the company is showing off a concept that it hopes can add a new dimension to those products. The X-Spect is a portable device that detects fabric composition, scans stains and figures out what your food is …

‘Don’t Touch Me, I’m Dying.’ Houston Man Electrocuted in Floodwaters Trying to Rescue Sister's Cat

A 25-year-old Houston man died Tuesday after he was electrocuted by a live wire in floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey while trying to check on his …

Extreme Weather

German prosecutors believe nurse killed at least 86 patients

BERLIN (AP) — A male nurse who was convicted of killing patients in Germany with overdoses of heart medication is now believed to have killed at least 86 people — and the true scale of the killings could be even larger, investigators said Monday.<p>Many of the deaths could have been prevented if …

Crime

As Myanmar Fighting Swells, a Desperate Flight to the Border

Intensifying clashes between security forces and insurgents in western Myanmar sent terrified civilians scrambling toward the Bangladesh border on Sunday in a desperate search for refuge.<p>The civilians are Rohingya, a predominantly Muslim minority group that faces repression in Myanmar. About a …

Asia

Ecstasy could be ‘breakthrough’ therapy for soldiers, others suffering from PTSD

For Jon Lubecky, the scars on his wrists are a reminder of the years he spent in mental purgatory.<p>He returned from an Army deployment in Iraq a broken man. He heard mortar shells and helicopters where there were none. He couldn’t sleep and drank until he passed out. He got every treatment offered …

Mental Health

France faces worst wine grape harvest since 1945

Wine production to fall by 18% on 2016 after spring frosts ravage vines, but hot summer could deliver top vintages<p>France is expecting its poorest wine grape harvest since 1945 after an unusually mild March and a frosty April, experts have said, although the hot summer promises to deliver excellent …

Wineries

Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

An exclusive look at how Alphabet understands its most ambitious artificial intelligence project<p>In a corner of Alphabet’s campus, there is a team working on a piece of software that may be the key to self-driving cars. No journalist has ever seen it in action until now. They call it Carcraft, after …

Driverless Cars

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

AAA names cheapest vehicles to own and operate, and the costliest

EVs would rank better if not for their high depreciation<p>When shopping for a car, there are usually two things people consider when it comes to cost: upfront price and fuel economy. This is understandable, as when you're buying something the price is the most immediate concern, and fuel is the next …

Electric Vehicles

Can Anyone, Even Walmart, Stem The Heat-Trapping Flood Of Nitrogen On Farms?

The Environmental Defense Fund opened an office near Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., 10 years ago. It was part of a carefully plotted strategy to persuade the giant retailer that going green could be good for business. If it worked, it certainly could be good for the planet — Walmart's …

Farming

How hackers are targeting the shipping industry

<b>When staff at CyberKeel investigated email activity at a medium-sized shipping firm, they made a shocking discovery.</b><p>"Someone had hacked into the systems of the company and planted a small virus," explains co-founder Lars Jensen. "They would then monitor all emails to and from people in the finance …

Cybersecurity

British music hardware startup Electric Jukebox says it has raised $14 million and plans to go public next year

The company makes a box that plugs into televisions which lets you use your television to navigate a music streaming service.<p>The device costs £199 and doesn't require a monthly subscription.<p>It has raised $14 million and claims it's going to IPO<p>Electric Jukebox said that it has raised $14 million …

New Music

Kim Jong-un 'no longer seen as God' as worshipping North Koreans 'place their faith elsewhere'

The North Korean regime continues to persecute anyone practising religion within its borders, according to a new US government study, although reports from within the country suggest that more people are turning to religion.<p>In some cases, the regime's persecution can be as extreme as imprisonment, …

North Korea