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Dutch fighter jets intercept 2 Russian bombers in their airspace

Dutch fighter jets scrambled Wednesday to intercept a pair of Russian military aircraft that entered their airspace, a fairly routine action that comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and NATO, a Dutch official said.<p>Maj. Wilko Ter Horst said that the military learned around 3:50 p.m. (9:50 …

World's fastest elevator: Like riding a train into the sky

In the time it takes you to skim this piece, you could travel 95 stories into the clouds on the world's new fastest elevator.<p>The elevator will operate in a new supertall skyscraper being built in Guangzhou, China. With a top speed of 45 mph (72 km/h), this lift will fling you nearly half a …

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Boko Haram: Why terror group kidnaps schoolgirls, and what happens next

It is a parent's worst nightmare: Your child goes to school, never to return home.<p>Scores of Nigerians are living that horrific reality after 230 schoolgirls were abducted, allegedly by Boko Haram, under the cover of darkness on April 16. Of the hundreds of girls herded into vehicles, only 43 have …

Possible North Korean nuclear test looms over Obama's visit to South Korea

President Obama arrived in Seoul on Friday to news that North Korea may be counting down to a nuclear weapons test.<p>Such moves out of Pyongyang are no surprise and are typical behavior for the North, Obama told reporters while in Tokyo, his previous stop on his Asia trip.<p>The President said he was …

Adidas shifts orders after massive strike at Chinese shoe factory

Workers have walked off the job at one of the world's largest shoe factories, leading apparel maker Adidas to temporarily shift its production.<p>As many as 50,000 employees are on strike at Yue Yuen Industrial, a major Adidas and Nike supplier in the southern Chinese city of Dongguan. Activists say …

North Korea says it has American in custody

North Korea is holding an American man who it claims arrived in the country this month to seek asylum, the nation's state news agency reported Friday.<p>KCNA identified the man as Miller Matthew Todd, who it says was taken into custody on April 10.<p>The man, according to KCNA, entered the country on a …

South Korean prime minister resigns over ferry disaster response

South Korea's prime minister announced his resignation Sunday morning, taking responsibility for the slow initial response to a ferry's sinking that has left nearly 200 dead with scores more still missing.<p>Prime Minister Chung Hong-won outlined his decision, and apologized to victims' families, in …

Insurers Adding Products On ACA Exchanges May Curb Prices

News that more than 8 million Americans signed up for private health benefits under the Affordable Care Act is drawing health insurance companies to more markets in 2015 and could mean better prices and choices for consumers, analysts say.<p>Already, the nation’s largest health insurance company, …

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