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Iraq stops would-be child bomber for ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> A boy stands shaking in the street. Fear etched across his face. Two men flank him on either side as a third rips through the boy's Barcelona football shirt to reveal what appears to be an explosive belt.<p>The Iraqi security officers grip the boy tightly. A small slip of the hand and the boy …

Scientists Have Found How Cancer Spreads Through The Bloodstream

It has something to do with a molecule called Death Receptor 6.<p>If you get cancer, it’s likely that the tumor itself won’t get you. The most common cause of cancer death is from the metastases that form when the initial tumor spreads, sending cancers cells out which grow elsewhere. These cells …

Prison inspector calls for inmates to be given access to social media and Skype to keep in touch with family

Prisoners should get phones in their cells and access to social media and Skype to keep in touch with friends and family, the prisons inspector has recommended, prompting concerns about "soft justice".<p>Instead there should be extra support for prisoners with young children in order to keep families …

Rochdale Muslim leader was bludgeoned in Isis-style murder, jury hears

Manchester crown court hears Jalal Uddin was watched for months by two Isis supporters who hated his form of Islam<p>A former imam was bludgeoned to death in a children’s playground by two Islamic State supporters who believed he practised “black magic”, a court has heard.<p>Jalal Uddin, 71, was murdered …

French tourism decline creates opportunity to buy Second World War relics

A sharp fall in the number of tourists visiting France after a series of terrorist attacks has created a unique opportunity for collectors of military memorabilia.<p>The Normandy Tank Museum, forced to close because of a 30 per cent decline in visitors, is auctioning its entire collection of more than …

Improved Tesla Model S among world's fastest-accelerating cars, company says

Company announces new versions of electric car models S and X P100D with extended battery range – though Elon Musk admits: ‘It is a very expensive car’<p>Tesla has announced new versions of its electric Model S and Model X cars with faster acceleration and a longer battery range.<p>The company claims …

Doctor visited gran EIGHT HOURS after she died following NHS out-of-hours blunders

An NHS out-of-hours service has been criticised after a string of errors meant a doctor did not arrive until eight hours after a great-grandmother …

North Korea threatens nuclear strike amid US-South Korea drill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US and South Korean militaries started a massive joint annual exercise Monday, a drill that has drawn North Korean threats of nuclear retaliation.<p>North Korea will "turn the stronghold of provocation into a heap of ashes through Korean-style pre-emptive nuclear strike" if the …

The push to teach coding in school reflects our digital world

As kids head back to school this fall, which class should they enroll in? French — or programming?<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook told a company conference this …

Bad News: Zika May Affect Adult Brain Cells

It's not just pregnant women who need to worry.<p>Up till now, the focus of Zika virus research has been on its affects on fetal brain development and the measures pregnant women can take to avoid infection. Now, the first study has been published documenting the affects of Zika on adult brains, using …