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Syria: 'Another case of Western meddling' | US & Canada

Let me tell you why I think a peaceful resolution in Syria is way, way off and that the civil war there may outrun the conflict in Lebanon, which lasted from 1975 to 1990.<p>There I was, some time ago, before the Geneva 2 round of talks on Syria, taking part in a debate with leading figures from …

SHOCKING: Teenage Gang-Rape Survivor in Sudan Convicted of 'Indecent Acts'

An 18-year-old Ethiopian migrant woman in Sudan was gang-raped – and now faces prison and a hefty fine for coming forward (Photo by Eric …

Egypt's Army-Backed Government Has Resigned

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's government has resigned, the prime minister said on Monday, a step likely to pave the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president of a strategic U.S. ally gripped by political strife.<p>"(The government) made every effort to …

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Toxic Chemicals, Fertility, and Pregnancy

A study finds that women in Brooklyn -- especially those of Caribbean and African-American descent -- have the highest levels of preservatives used …

Día Internacional del Gato / Animales de compañía

Hace unos años se decidió, por medio de internet y redes sociales, que los gatos debían tener un día dedicado a ellos y a quienes luchan por hacer …

Egypt adjourns Al Jazeera journalists' trial | News | Al Jazeera

The trial of three Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt has been adjourned until March 5 after they appeared in court in Cairo and pleaded not guilty to all charges against them.<p>Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohammed are accused of joining, or aiding and abetting a terrorist organisation.<p>…

As a Former Marineland Trainer, I Can Tell You That Dolphins Feel

The largest dolphin roundup in recent history has come to an end in Taiji, Japan, as the "lucky ones" not selected for captivity or slaughter have …

Arizona Senate Passes Bill Allowing Religious-Based Discrimination

The bill, which opponents say opens LGBT people to discrimination, now travels to the state house where it is expected to pass. Arizona Democrats say the bill "conflates discrimination with religious freedom."<p>The Arizona Senate voted Wednesday to approve legislation that would expand religious …

Libya to compensate women raped during 2011 uprising

Libya will offer compensation to women raped during the 2011 NATO-backed uprising which toppled<br>Muammar Qaddafii, its justice minister said on …

Is The Universe A Hologram? Physicists Say It's Possible

A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection.<p>In 1997, theoretical physicist Juan Maldacena proposed that an audacious model of the Universe in which gravity arises from infinitesimally thin, vibrating strings could be …

First Evidence of Comet Striking Earth Found in Egypt

A team of scientists claims to have found the first-ever definitive evidence of a comet striking Earth.

Old wounds, deep scars: US intervention in Africa

In the long run, it doesn't really matter which arch-terrorist was taken out and which one got away. The War on/of Terror will continue, especially in Africa, as it stands, US special operations forces managed to capture Abu-Anas al-Libi (real name: Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai), the alleged …

For God's Sake: Senate Chaplain Prays to End Shutdown 'Madness'

Senate Chaplain Barry Black, retired Navy Rear Admiral, has some words for quarreling lawmakers.

People Think Obamacare Is The Actual Apocalypse

Obamacare is apparently a sign of the End Times.<p>And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning …

A Drone Fell Out of the Sky Over Midtown Manhattan

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Is no one policing the skies over New York City? Days after two men parachuted into Manhattan …

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Making Time: Can we teach kindness?

<b>Would you give your seat to someone unable to stand or protect a stranger from attack? We may say we would, but we don't always. Is this human nature, or can we be taught to be kind?</b><p>Early one morning in March 1964, a young woman called Kitty Genovese returned home to her New York apartment and was …

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Report: Annual NYC inmate cost exceeds four years at Harvard

In August the Obama administration announced steps to fix what it called unjust treatment of nonviolent drug offenders. It aimed to bypass mandatory prison terms while reducing the country's huge prison population and saving jurisdictions billions of dollars.<p>"Too many Americans go to too many …

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New Study Says: Facts Don’t Matter When it Comes to Politics

<i>Written by Alexander Vancel</i><p>Facts don’t matter when it comes to politics according to a new scientific study. How many times have you been in a debate …

Zimbabwe elephants poisoned by cyanide

<b>More than 80 elephants have been killed for their ivory by poachers who used cyanide to poison a water hole in Zimbabwe's largest game park.</b><p>Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi confirmed the toll on Tuesday after touring Hwange National Park.<p>Wildlife department officials said the chemical also killed …

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JP Morgan makes $920m London Whale payout to regulators

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1012000/1012116_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533085694_831acb27e8c405696acb892dab664aac<p><b>US bank JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay four regulators $920m (£572m) relating to a $6.2bn loss incurred as a result of the "London Whale" trades.</b><p>…

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Factory Food From Above: Satellite Images of Industrial Farms

Seen from a satellite, an industrial feedlot has a sort of abstract beauty. The washes of colors, the juxtaposition of organic and rigid geometries, …