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Marine Le Pen: no free education for children of 'illegal immigrants'

‘If you come to our country, don’t expect that you will be taken care of,’ says French far-right leader<p>The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed that children of immigrants who are in the country illegally should be refused school places as part of tough measures to restrict state …

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How to be a success? Get up before dawn

Apple CEO Tim Cook gets up at 3.45am, while American Vogue editor Anna Wintour is woken at 4.30am for a game of tennis. You snooze, you lose...<p>I have never understood the impulse that drives people to do things because they have seen someone famous doing them. If anything, you’d think it would be …

How Honda pulled off that amazing Fit debut

DETROIT -- It took two moving belts, three days of rehearsals and five actors to pull off one of the most elaborate introductions at the North American International Auto Show this year.<p>Honda turned the North American debut of its new Fit into a fanciful drive to nowhere. The background moved, but …

9 Reasons Why Everyone In Washington Should Miss Tom Coburn

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Gays At Sochi Olympics Won't Be Persecuted, But Must 'Leave Children Alone,' Says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia will welcome all athletes and visitors at next month's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi irrespective of their sexual orientation.<p>"People have different sexual orientations. We will welcome all athletes and all guests of the Olympics," Putin told …

Pakistani Teen Aitizaz Hasan To Be Awarded Highest Honour, After He Sacrificed Life To Tackle Suicide Bomber

Pakistan's prime minister has promised the highest civil award for bravery to a teenage boy who sacrificed his life to save his school from a suicide …

US Navy to get a drone the size of a Boeing 757 plane

The United States Navy is to increase its surveillance power with a drone the size of a Boeing 757 plane<p>The U.S. Navy is to receive a new drone that has the wingspan of a Boeing 757 plane.<p>The US Navy and the manufacturer Northrop Grummanhave recently completed the ninth trial flight of the MQ-4C …

Hell Has Frozen Over, Headline Writers Rejoice

When it gets super-cold in Hell, Mich., guess what headline writers and radio hosts have to say about it:<p>Hell Has Frozen Over<p>A Google News search of that phrase at 8:45 a.m. ET Wednesday turned up 3,980 results.<p>The hardy souls in the tiny town near Ann Arbor don't seem to mind the attention.<p>listen …

Dogs Prefer to Poop in Alignment With Earth's Magnetic Field

Researchers from the Czech University of Life Sciences and University of Duisburg-Essen have determined that dogs poop in alignment with the Earth's …

Madagascar poll: Rajaonarimampianina wins

<b>Madagascar's former finance minister, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, has won the presidential election, officials in the Indian Ocean nation have announced.</b><p>Mr Rajaonarimampianina, allied to incumbent President Andry Rajoelina, won 53.5% of the vote in December's run-off, the electoral commission …

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22 States Curb Access To Abortion In 2013

The year 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.<p>It also marked another year of success for those who would restrict or even outlaw the procedure.<p>While much national attention was focused on efforts to restrict abortion in …

The Patterned Scarves of De Blasio's Inauguration

<b>While New York City's newest mayor</b> Bill de Blasio went for a low-key look at his inaguration yesterday (black topcoat, white button-up, red tie), some of the other notable men in the crowd used the cold weather as a chance to flex their sartorial muscles, as it were. Scarves were the accessory of …

Dolphins caught chewing on fish to get high

A new BBC documentary will show adolescent dolphins getting high by chewing on pufferfish. The fish secrete a toxin that gives the dolphins a buzz, and the crew on the upcoming show filmed male bottlenose dolphins passing around a puffer fish before acting "most peculiarly." The program's executive …

'Body Atlas' shows where emotions hit the hardest

Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies. The study, published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences</i>, asked 773 participants to indicate how certain emotionally charged materials made them feel. The researchers argue that …

Sheriff: Suspect in 3 Colorado slayings captured in Oklahoma after monthlong search

A monthlong hunt for a man accused of killing three people in Colorado and then setting a house on fire to cover it up has ended with his capture in Oklahoma.<p>Harry Carl Mapps, 59, was arrested at a motel in Roland, Okla., on Saturday night, authorities said Sunday.<p>Mapps faces charges of …

33 cops killed by gunfire in 2013, the lowest number since 1887

In 2013, some of the year's biggest headlines involved cop killers.<p>There was MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who authorities said was shot and killed by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon bombings in April.<p>There was Christopher Dorner's vengeful rampage across Southern California in …

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We here at <i>Car and Driver</i> are lucky enough to drive and test some pretty amazing cars, and also to have the privilege to tell you about them. We pride ourselves on delivering the best reviews and the most accurate test data anywhere, but the stories we tell wouldn’t be complete without stunning …

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

<b>Listen · 6:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during the first three years of their new children's lives. Every month, the researchers recorded an hour of sound …

White House doesn't dispute report finding no al Qaeda role in Benghazi attack

A senior Obama administration official said the White House does not dispute a New York Times article published Saturday about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which found no evidence al Qaeda was involved.<p>According to the in-depth report, the Times found no proof that al …

Wisconsin Has So Much Cheese They're Using it to De-Ice the Roads

If you're planning on making a winter trip out to visit to The House on the Rock or just about anything else Wisconsin has to offer, don't be surprised if you catch a faint whiff of cheese on the highway... the roads will be covered in it.<p>If Wisconsin is known for anything, it's cheese. The …

Pope's Approval Rating Soars: CNN Poll

The Holy See is about to get an early Christmas present this year.<p>A new CNN poll released Tuesday found that 88% of American Catholics view Pope Francis favorably. Additionally, nearly 75 percent of Americans in general think he's doing a good job.<p>It's been quite a year for the new pope. Named …

Kim Jong-un 'preparing to purge aunt'

Reports in South Korea suggest that Kim Kyong-hui could be the next victim of the North Korean leader's purge of the old guard<p>The ailing aunt of Kim Jong-un, the leader of <b>North Korea</b>, may be the next senior member of the regime to fall victim to the blood letting that is gripping Pyongyang's "old …

Kim Jong Un Purges No. 2, Jang Song Thaek

The demotion of the North Korean leader’s second in command is a sign of deep turmoil in Pyongyang’s snake pit.<p>Jang Song Thaek, often described as …