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Australia's most wanted ISIS recruiter 'killed in airstrike'

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Australian ISIS recruiter who called on his countrymen to "start attacking before they attack you" has died in a U.S. airstrike.<p>Neil Prakash was the country's "most prominent" ISIS recruiter and its "highest value target," according to Australian Attorney General George Brandis.<p>"He was …

Australia

North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions.<p>This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or delivery methods. Some analysts believe the …

Asia

The secrets of a lost Egyptian city were underwater

<b>(CNN) —</b> Until 2001, two of Egypt's greatest cities were missing. Then along came French archeologist Franck Goddio, who made an extraordinary discovery underwater.<p>For 1,000 years, Thonis-Heracleion was completely submerged. Fish made their homes among the rubble of mighty temples; hieroglyphs …

Egypt

Why You Need to Keep Lifting Weights, Even When You're Old AF

Lats and longevity. ​<p>Time for the weekly (daily, monthly, hourly—we aren't particularly regimented) swole report.<p>According to a study out of Penn State, putting time into weight lifting leads to a longer life for older adults. Science Daily reports that of the total surveyed population, folks who …

Health

After presiding over bin Laden raid, CIA chief in Pakistan came home suspecting he was poisoned by ISI

Two months after Osama bin Laden was killed, the CIA’s top operative in Pakistan was pulled out of the country in an abrupt move vaguely attributed to health concerns and his strained relationship with Islamabad.<p>In reality, the CIA station chief was so violently ill that he was often doubled over …

Pakistan

Alberta declares state of emergency as wildfire forces hurried evacuation

The Canadian province of Alberta has declared a state of emergency, after a raging wildfire destroyed dozens of homes, engulfed several neighbourhoods in flames, and forced the hurried evacuation of an entire city.<p>More than 80,000 residents were ordered to leave the city of Fort McMurray in …

Alberta

Expandable habitats may take us to Mars

<b>(CNN) —</b> In sci-fi movies, space habitats are huge structures with labyrinth layouts. But Hollywood doesn't have to deal with the issues real aerospace engineers face when contemplating future space homes -- such as gravity and financial constraints.<p>"Gravity ... is a really serious problem," Bigelow …

Habitats

Filipino militant group Abu Sayyaf release new hostage video

<b>(CNN) —</b> A video purporting to show Western and Filipino hostages of the ISIS-aligned militant group Abu Sayyaf emerged this week, with the three captives pleading to governments, friends, politicians and even celebrities to come to their aid.<p>The video, obtained by extremist monitoring organization …

Abu Sayyaf

Navy SEAL was killed in two-hour firefight with Islamic State

The U.S. Navy commando who was killed Tuesday in northern Iraq was part of quick reaction force sent to help U.S. military advisors and Kurdish militias during a fierce firefight with Islamic State militants.<p>Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31, was shot and killed during a …

Military

Hacker requested less than $1 for more than 1bn email records

Hundreds of millions of people’s user details for popular email services are floating around the Dark Web, and are being offered for sale from as little as $1, according to a cybersecurity expert.<p>Alex Holden, founder of Hold Security, says that in total his company was given more than 1.17 billion …

Email

Hepatitis C-related deaths hit record high in U.S., CDC says

Deaths from the liver disease hepatitis C reached an all-time high in 2014, killing more Americans than HIV, tuberculosis and staph infections.<p>New data released Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that more Americans die now as a result of hepatitis C infection than …

Health

Humanoid diving robot hunts for sunken treasure in French shipwreck

Robotics scientists at the US’s Stanford University have achieved a remarkable first: they have successfully sent an automated avatar – which they describe as a robo-mermaid – down to an ancient shipwreck to retrieve a vase from the sunken vessel.<p>La Lune, the flagship of Louis XIV of France, sank …

Robots

Brazil President Facing Impeachment Has Alienated Many Allies

BRASÍLIA — They were idealists, united in the struggle against Brazil’s military dictators.<p>As democracy flourished, so did their careers. One of them, Paulo Ziulkoski, became the leader of an association of Brazilian cities. The other, Dilma Rousseff, rose even higher, becoming the president of …

Brazil

Protesters pull out of Baghdad's Green Zone but vow to be back

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protesters who stormed Baghdad's Green Zone retreated Sunday but organizers say the challenge to Iraq's leadership isn't over yet.<p>Hundreds, if not thousands, of followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr broke into Parliament on Saturday, waving Iraqi flags, ransacking rooms and sitting at …

Iraq

Islamic State beheads teenagers accused of 'spying' for the West

Islamic State militants have beheaded four teenage boys and young men in the Syrian city of Raqqa, accusing them of supplying information to the US-led coalition fighting the terror group.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group, said that Isil had accused the young …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Fort Bragg soldier charged with rape of fellow soldier

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg has been charged with the rape and kidnapping of a fellow soldier, police said Saturday.<p>Johnathan Simpson, 26, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping and sexual battery, according to Fayetteville, North …

Soldier

First U.S. Zika death reported in Puerto Rico

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 70-year-old Puerto Rican man died from complications of the Zika virus in February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Puerto Rico Department of Health announced Friday. This is the first time in the United States or territories that Zika infection contributed to a …

Puerto Rico

Meet Bud and Breakfast – the Colorado hotel for the weed enthusiast

It is no secret that legalising the use and sale of cannabis in Colorado in 2014 turned into a highly profitable decision for that state.<p>Although that decision is still seen as somewhat controversial, the people of Colorado spoke and voted in favour of legalising recreational use of cannabis …

Marijuana

It's so hot in India, parts of the country are banning daytime cooking

With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said Friday they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.<p>The eastern state of Bihar this week took …

Cooking

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.<p>Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in …

Prison

China Successfully Tests Hypersonic Weapon System

The superweapon travels at an eye-watering 7,000 miles an hour.<p>China has conducted a test of its new hypersonic weapon. The test is the seventh successful test of the so-called DF-ZF, the <i>Washington Free Beacon</i> reports.<p>The test was carried out from the Wuzhai missile test center in central China. …

China

Baltimore TV Station Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A man wearing an "animal onesie" who threatened to "blow up" a Baltimore TV station Thursday was shot by a police sniper before he could carry out his threat.<p>The man was still alive and lying in front of WBFF-TV, a Baltimore police spokesman said.<p>"He had some type of device in his hand," said T.J. …

Baltimore

Air strikes hit Aleppo hospital, at least 27 killed: Observatory

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a U.S. official said appeared to be solely the work of the Syrian government.<p>The city of Aleppo is at the center of a military …

Hospitals

Two-day week for Venezuela’s public workers amid energy crisis

Venezuela’s socialist government has ordered public workers to do a two-day week, in a bid to save energy.<p>President Nicolas Maduro had already given most of the country’s state employees Fridays off during April and May – to slash electricity consumption.<p>Model employees? Venezuela gave workers …

Energy Crisis

This new street drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine, and now it’s showing up in Canada and the U.S.

It was first developed in a Canadian lab more than three decades ago, promising and potent — and intended to relieve pain in a less addictive way.<p>Labeled W-18, the synthetic opioid was the most powerful in a series of about 30 compounds concocted at the University of Alberta and patented in the …

Canada

Electric motor system used by banned Belgian cyclist revealed by UCI

<b>Vivax electric motor system was used in bike belonging to Belgian cyclo-cross racer Femke Van den Driessche</b>Image: Vivax AssistThe concealed electric …

Electric Bikes

Islamist militants behead Canadian man in southern Philippines

A severed head was left Monday on a street in the southern Philippines, authorities said, five hours after a ransom deadline set by Islamist militants holding Western hostages and others. Canada’s prime minister identified the victim as a 68-year-old Canadian.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said John …

Philippines

ANKER POWERHOUSE

Anker PowerHouse is a power station with enough juice to keep all your power thirsty gadgets on for quite some time?It stores up to 434 Watts of it …

Micro-USB

China Poised to Approve Crackdown on Foreign NGOs

BEIJING—Chinese lawmakers are on the verge of approving a contentious law that treats overseas nonprofit groups as potential security threats.<p>Part of a campaign against unwanted foreign influences, the law is likely to expand the influence of the country’s domestic security forces and give police …

Asia

'We could destroy you,' Obama warns 'erratic' North Korean leader

President Barack Obama delivered a stern warning to North Korea on Tuesday, reminding its “erratic” and “irresponsible” leader that America’s nuclear arsenal could “destroy” his country.<p>Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, claimed to have tested a submarine-launched missile last Saturday. A …

Democrats