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My Struggle To Find Peace As The Daughter Of A Serial Killer

Suzan Barnes was the daughter of a newspaper executive and a well-heeled country club divorcee with two teenage kids. Jim Carson, my father, was the hippie son of an oil executive with a wife and a young daughter. The night they met at a party in 1978, they pushed away from their families, moved in …

Crime

Russian Support Of Syria Could Be Tested After Latest U.S.-Led Coalition Attack

Since 2015, Syria has benefited from the support of Russia under President Vladimir Putin. That support has consisted of “troops, armor, and …

Middle East

Donald Trump puts off Syria strike decision, plans to talk to allies first

U.S. President Donald Trump has put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen …

Middle East

New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia over the effectiveness and legality of a wave of US-led missile strikes on Syrian targets.<p>UN diplomats shared with CNN a new …

Middle East

The CDC is terrified of these germs, so it's trying to contain them

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can't stop microbes from mutating and becoming resistant to even our strongest drugs. But it is …

Microbiology

Dozens Suffocate in Syria as Government Is Accused of Chemical Attack

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Dozens of Syrians choked to death after a suspected chemical attack struck the rebel-held suburb of Douma, east of Damascus, with aid groups on Sunday blaming President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the assault and Western governments expressing outrage.<p>Rescue workers in Syria …

Middle East

Beware 'Disease X': the mystery killer keeping scientists awake at night

Over two days in early February, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an expert committee at its Geneva headquarters to consider the unthinkable.<p>The goal was to identify pathogens with the potential to spread and kill millions but for which there are currently no, or insufficient, …

Samsung leak shows off the Galaxy S9's new DeX Pad

When reports came out late last year that Samsung was going to reveal the Galaxy S9 at CES 2018, it was bundled with rumors about a new DeX docking station. Well, the S9 reveal didn't happen at CES, but that part about a new DeX device might just be true: noted leaker Evan Blass (evleaks) has …

Joanna Gaines Shares Adorable Pics Of Her Bump On Instagram

Of course the ‘Fixer Upper’ star looks absolutely gorgeous pregnant<p>While Chip Gaines may have initially shared the news that he and wife Joanna …

Pediatrician: 'Flu just spread like wildfire'

<b>(CNN) —</b> From coast to coast, pediatricians in the United States say this year's flu season ranks among the toughest they've seen.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 53 pediatric flu-related deaths from October, when the season began, through January 27. The season blossomed …

Public Health

Winter storm to bring a foot of snow, hundreds of flight cancellations

CHICAGO — A winter storm moving across the Great Lakes that's forecast to drop about a foot of snow in some areas created treacherous driving conditions Friday, closed schools and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.<p>The National Weather Service issued winter-weather warnings and …

Weather

South Wales fossil identified as new species of ancient reptile

Fossils found in a quarry near Cardiff in South Wales have been identified by a student and her supervisors at the University of Bristol as a new …

Paleontology

Mattis warns Syria against using chemical weapons

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Secretary of Defense James Mattis has warned the Syrian regime against the use of chemical weapons, telling reporters Friday "you have all seen how we reacted to that, so they'd be ill advised to go back to violating the chemical convention."<p>Mattis was referring to the April 2017 …

Middle East

‘Ready Player One’ featurette gives fans a new glimpse at our digital future

A new behind-the-scenes featurette for <i>Ready Player One</i> reveals how the past, present, and future came together within a movie stuffed with ’80s …

Researchers are worried that a brain illness known as 'zombie deer' disease may start infecting humans

When a deer becomes infected with chronic wasting disease, it can take up to two years before signs of the illness become visible.<p>At some point, the animal will lose weight, stop interacting with other deer, and lose its fear of humans, and it may start drinking and salivating more. It winds up …

Disease

Russian spy ship spotted 100 miles off North Carolina coast

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Russian spy ship, the Viktor Leonov, was spotted 100 miles south east of Wilmington, North Carolina, in international waters, according to a US military official, just days after the vessel was seen leaving the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain.<p>Two US military …

Rowing

If we start deliberately cooling the Earth, we may not be able to stop

Geoengineering isn’t a silver bullet<p>Blasting aerosols into the sky to reverse climate change seems like an exciting proposition, but it may be too dangerous to attempt: If we try and then suddenly halt this form of geoengineering, it could cause more damage than climate change itself, according to …

Climate Change

Unsettled By Russia, Sweden Revives Pamphlets On What To Do 'If War Comes'

In the depths of World War II, Swedish authorities decided their citizens needed to know what to do if the fighting finally arrived on their doorstep. Though they maintained neutrality, it was hard to believe they could continue to do so — especially as, one by one, their Nordic neighbors got …

War

Sell Old Cell Phone To Make Extra Money For The Holidays With #TradeMoreMobile

This post is sponsored by TradeMore. I was compensated for this post. Technology is taking leaping and bounds and improving so quickly these days. In …

Mobile

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

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Liberating Mosul from ISIS left more than 9,000 civilians dead: report

MOSUL, Iraq — Mosul’s liberation led to the deaths of 9,000 to 11,000 people and a civilian casualty rate nearly 10 times higher than previously reported, morgue records show.<p>The number killed in the 9-month battle to liberate the city from the Islamic State has not been acknowledged by the …

Middle East

Slippery conditions prompt nearly 1,000 complaints to 311: city

Slick streets prompted residents to log 950 complaints about road conditions Saturday, according to the City of Edmonton.As Edmontonians navigated …

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

Artificial Intelligence

Here is how tech companies are responding to the repeal of net neutrality

Unless you’ve been in living under a rock the past several months, you knew that a vote on net neutrality was coming. It played out just as everyone suspected and the FCC voted to reclassify internet service providers like Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon. The vote removed restrictions on the …

5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

Is it really using up the world's electricity?<p>This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of …

The 8 true crime stories that left us shook in 2017

Netflix in particular had some corkers.<p>1. <i>The Keepers</i> (Netflix)<p>The seven-episode documentary series explored the unsolved murder of beloved nun and Catholic high school teacher, Sister Cathy Cesnik, whose body was discovered in a landfill outside Baltimore in 1970. The series ran on the theory that …

Would-Be Burglar Targets Wrong House... 95-Year-Old World War II Veteran Takes Him to School

A 95-year-old Wisconsin man showed a would-be burglar that a World War II pedigree and nearly a centuries-worth of life experience is nothing to mess …

Billionaire Toronto couple died of 'ligature neck compression.' Homicide detectives investigating.

Barry Sherman, the Toronto pharmaceutical executive, and his wife Honey died from “ligature neck compression,” police said late Sunday. The case has been turned over to homicide investigators, according to a statement from the Toronto Police Service.<p>Ligature neck compression is strangulation caused …

Toronto

Texas man admits to beheading wife in front of children, storing head in freezer

A Texas man was sentenced to 52 years in prison on Friday after he admitted to decapitating his wife in front of her children.<p>David Dauzat, 24, pleaded guilty to the 2016 death of his wife, Natasha Dauzat, 21, who was found with dozens of stab wounds. Dauzat agreed to the plea deal after Natasha’s …