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A giant hamster called Jaffa has been roaming the streets of London

A giant hamster named Jaffa has been roaming the streets of London.<p>Jaffa has made his way across London, visiting the Millenium Bridge, South Kensington, and even Hyde Park.<p>The little ‘hamstermobile’ travelled across the city, baffling onlookers who took to Twitter to express their surprise at …

Hamster

‘Covered with bees, and a swarm pursuing': Man dies after being stung more than 1,000 times in Arizona park

What was supposed to be a short and easy hike ended in tragedy Thursday morning when a young man died after being stung more than 1,000 times by bees in an Arizona park.<p>Alex Bestler, 23, was walking along Merkle Memorial Trail in Usery Mountain park near Mesa just before 9 a.m. when he and a friend …

Bees

Deadly superbug arrives in US, report says

A long-dreaded superbug that is a strain of E. Coli has made its first appearance in the United States, researchers at the U.S. Military HIV Research Program announced Thursday. After being identified in China, Europe and Canada, researchers identified mcr-1 positive— part of the deadly family of …

E. Coli

How to uninstall a TarDisk from your Mac

When it comes time to part with your Mac, you'll probably want to keep your TarDisk. Here's what you need to do.<p>We recently walked you through how to …

How-To's

Special Operations troops assaulted downtown Tampa … all to thunderous applause

TAMPA — On Wednesday, Special Operations troops from more than a dozen countries jumped out of helicopters, rappelled from buildings and expended hundreds of rounds of ammunition as they attempted to rescue the mayor of this Florida city.<p>The operation was, of course, an exercise, but it was also a …

Tampa Bay

Rebel Group 'The Niger Delta Avengers' Threatens One of World's Largest Oil Supplies

While Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram militants in the north, a new, radical group of vigilantes has emerged from the southern swamplands …

Officials in 11 states to sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom directive

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Officials in 11 states,including Texas, will sue the White House over its new transgender directive in schools, once again pitting the Lone Star State against an administration they have relished fighting.<p>Three individual school districts have <b>also</b> jointed the federal lawsuit, …

Bathrooms

Brexit campaign stirs up fear of Turks

<b>(CNN) —</b> The poster's message isn't subtle: The Turks are coming.<p>The image shows a British passport as an open door with a trail of footprints passing through. The words declare with certainty that Turkey and 76 million people who live there are joining the European Union.<p>A poster urges voters to …

Turkey

American ISIS Wannabe Nabbed in Elaborate Sting, FBI Says

Federal officials arrested a young New York City man today for allegedly supporting ISIS, the culmination of an elaborate joint FBI-NYPD sting …

FBI

Venezuela Has Become a Starvation State - The Daily Beast

Marco Bello/Reuters<p>Actual Existing Socialism<p>Venezuela Has Become a Starvation State<p>Behold the fruits of chavismo: children going hungry.<p>Nicolás Maduro never looks too sure of what he’s saying. For a man who’s been accused of enforcing authoritarian rule over Venezuela, there’s no resolve in his …

Starvation

Sports Authority Is Going Out of Business: What Shoppers Need to Know

Sports Authority is set to begin its liquidation sale, after the sporting goods retailer detailed in court documents its plan to shutter all 463 of …

Sports Industry

Dylann Roof case: Feds to seek death penalty

<b>(CNN) —</b> Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in July 2015.<p>Roof, who is white, is charged with 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges for allegedly …

Death Penalty

The simple paella that’s being heralded as the best in the world by Michelin-starred chefs

In the town of Alicante in Southern Spain one can get a paella that has been hailed as the best in the world by some of the top Michelin-starred chefs.<p>Ferran Adria, of El Bulli fame, and Joel Robuchon, the most Michelin-starred chef in the world, have both declared Josefa Navarro’s paella in the …

Paella

Iraqi PM: Operation to free Falluja from ISIS starts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi took to live television early Monday to announce the start of an operation to recapture the city of Falluja from ISIS.<p>Speaking on Iraqi state TV from the military's Joint Operations Command in Baghdad, Abadi said Iraqi security forces would provide safe …

Iraq War

Suspect in Massachusetts police officer's death killed in shootout

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 18-hour manhunt for the person who killed a Massachusetts police officer ended with an exchange of gunfire Sunday afternoon that left the suspect dead and a state trooper wounded, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said.<p>Auburn police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. was …

Policing

Obama Confirms Death of Mullah Mansour, Taliban Leader, in U.S. Strike

HANOI, Vietnam — An American drone strike in a restive province of Pakistan killed Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, the leader of the Afghan Taliban, the White House confirmed on Monday.<p>Calling the death “an important milestone,” President Obama said in a statement released just as he was meeting …

Taliban

U.S. takes war back to Pakistan with drone strike aimed at Taliban leader

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. drone strike that killed Taliban chief Akhtar ­Mo­hammad Mansour represents another escalation of U.S. involvement in the war in Afghanistan by trying to cripple an insurgent group that has for years found refuge on Pakistani soil.<p>The strike early Saturday marks the …

Taliban

Manhunt Underway for Cop Killer in Massachusetts

A manhunt is underway in Massachusetts for a gunman who shot and killed a police officer early Sunday.<p>The officer worked in Auburn, about 50 miles …

Boston

Mosquitoes With Zika Virus Could Hit U.S. in Next Month

More than 500 Americans already have the virus, but those cases were travel related, officials say<p>ENLARGE<p>WASHINGTON–Mosquitoes carrying the dangerous Zikavirus are expected to begin infecting Americans within the U.S. in the next “month or so,” the government’s top infectious disease expert said …

Mosquitoes

Sri Lanka: Over 100 dead following torrential rain

<b>Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) —</b> As torrential rains in Sri Lanka finally recede, authorities are attempting to manage hundreds of thousands of displaced people, while rescuers continue to search for those who may have been engulfed by landslides.<p>At least 101 people died following several days of …

Floods

Cyclone Roanu batters Bangladesh, kills 21

<b>(CNN) —</b> One dayafter Tropical Cyclone Roanu lashed the coast of Bangladesh with heavy winds and rain, killing at least 21 people and displacing half a million residents, some evacuees are cautiously returning home from shelters.<p>Many areas remain inundated after 55 mph winds and downpours of more …

Bangladesh

Following successful rocket tests, a superjet will one day fly from London to Sydney in two hours

The next generation of travelling by air has just got closer – and it is mind-boggling.<p>Following the successful experimentation of rocket tests in the Australian desert, experts are now talking about a future where travelling from London to Sydney will take only two hours. According to …

Sydney

These stick on lenses turn your smartphone into a digital microscope

It's a cliché to say that your smartphone is pocket-sized computer, but sometimes we forget exactly how powerful these devices are. BLIPS — a set of thin, stick-on lenses that turn your cell phone into a portable, digital microscope — are a brilliant reminder.<p>The lenses are currently available on …

Microscopes

Venezuela is on the brink of a 'political and economic meltdown'

Venezuela has been teetering on the edge of political and economic disaster for some time now.<p>But the situation hit a critical point Wednesday as Venezuela's political opposition called for massive protests on the heels of President Nicolas Maduro's declaration of a 60-day state of emergency over …

South America

EgyptAir flight data show smoke alerts before crash: Source

<b>(CNN) —</b> New clues emerged Friday about EgyptAir Flight 804, but there were no answers as to what caused the plane to go down in the Mediterranean Sea.<p>There were smoke alerts near the airliner cockpit early Thursday in the minutes before it crashed, according to flight data CNN obtained Friday from …

Airplanes

Did brief Paris stopover prove fatal for passengers and crew who flew on EgyptAir MS804?

By the time Briton Richard Osman and 55 other passengers sealed their disastrous fate by taking their seats at Paris, the doomed Airbus A320 was already on its fifth journey in 24 hours.<p>The 13-year-old airliner had taken in stops as far afield as Eritrea, Egypt and Tunisia before finally taking off …

Paris

Britain's vast new aircraft carriers will make enemies 'think twice' about starting war

Longer than the Houses of Parliament and able to launch up to 108 air strike sorties per day, Britain’s new aircraft carriers will make potential enemies “think twice” about starting future wars, their senior naval officer has said.<p>The new Queen Elizabeth Class carriers will be become Britain’s …

War

Scientists Hold Secret Meeting to Consider Creating a Synthetic Human Genome

Scientists are now contemplating the creation of a synthetic human genome, meaning they would use chemicals to manufacture all the DNA contained in human chromosomes.<p>The prospect is spurring both intrigue and concern in the life sciences community, because it might be possible — if someone were …

DNA

What We Know About Missing EgyptAir Flight MS804

Hours after EgyptAir Flight MS804 was supposed to land in Cairo, there is limited information about the flight and how it disappeared. Here’s what we …

Airlines

Google Duo makes mobile video calls fast and simple

Google is releasing a new video calling app later this summer. It's called Duo, and it's probably the fastest and simplest video calling app I've ever seen. Like its companion chat app, Allo, Duo is mobile-only. It uses your phone number as an identifier, and it will work on both iOS and …

Google