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For Immediate Release,September 14, 2015
Kimiko Martinez, Natural Resources Defense Council, (310) 434-5534, firstname.lastname@example.org
David Henkin, …
A convoy of cars driven by German and Austrian activists has crossed into Hungary to pick up migrants and help them reach western Europe.
Thousands - many of whom initially fled conflict in Syria - have made their way through Austria since Hungary removed restrictions on transit on Friday.
Buses and …Hungary
(CNN) — ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sexually abused American hostage Kayla Mueller while she was in captivity, U.S. government officials said.
A spokeswoman for Mueller's family -- who learned she was dead in February -- confirmed the information to CNN.
"We were told Kayla was tortured, that …Islamic State (ISIS)
The past five years have seen a huge shift in the way we consume media, as brick-and-mortar stores shift to digital subscriptions. It's been a valuable tradeoff for some, building billion-dollar companies and unlocking huge libraries of music and video for relatively paltry subscription fees, but …Netflix
Have you ever spent, say, an hour and a half in line at some theme park staring at all the names carved into the wooden railings? …Germany
Sellers kept the dogs dozens to a cage before electrocuting and skinned them alive, before serving them with lychee
Thousands of cats and dogs have been slaughtered at the Yulin Festival despite government promises to end the practice which has been condemned internationally on grounds of animal …Asia
Which zero-emission vehicle is so powerful it actually broke the dyno it was being tested on?
And, what's the electric range of the latest …Hybrid Vehicles
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Ireland (9) 19
Try: Henshaw Con: Sexton Pens: Sexton (4)
England (3) 9
Pens: Ford (2) Drop goal: Ford (1)
Ireland march on towards a possible Grand Slam after inflicting a thumping defeat on a misfiring England.
Four penalties from Jonathan Sexton and a …Ireland
A Massachusetts man tired of the onslaught of snow piling up on his doorstep thought up a funny way to get rid of it — selling and shipping it out. But what started out as a joke has turned into a business for Kyle Waring, who is snowed under with requests for snow on his website ShipSnowYo.com.
"I …New England
Salvatore Grillo was walking his Labrador retriever near Brooklyn's Prospect Park on a cold morning in February when he heard what sounded like a muffled explosion.
Minutes later, emergency responders were hovering over the 71-year-old as he lay unconscious on the ground. Police said an underground …New York City
BOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.
With 102 inches, Boston needs 5.7 more to break the 1995-1996 record of 107.6.
Snowfall of 4 to 6 inches was expected by …Weather
Federal authorities had been receiving tip-offs since Friday evening about the activities of potential Islamists, the police said, without clarifying …
Organizers claimed more than 70,000 people had gathered to show their respects in the Russian capital on Sunday, with many more expected. Police …
Weed smokers like to say that getting high doesn’t affect how they drive. Now, it appears the federal government is agreeing with them.
According to a new study commissioned by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, people who smoke marijuana have a minimally higher risk of crashing …
"Everyone's moving to Germany."
So says Govan, a thin, bearded French jazz musician from Lyon whom I meet in a German language class for people recently arrived in Berlin.
"In one month," he says, "I met lot of people from everywhere."
The faces around the table are young, the accents mainly European. …Immigration
No, the Americans can't please everyone - especially not the Europeans, who, from time to time, quite happily lay into their "big brother" across the …
Consumer culture began as an ideological dream that people could change the world, says Jon Alexander. But has it gone too far?
"On January 24th, Apple will release the Macintosh, and you'll see why 1984 won't be like '1984'".
These words make up the voiceover of the most important advertisement ever …Stock Markets
Police in Wuppertal are seeking ways to stop the group of men who have been seen patrolling the area around the western city's main train station on …
What you need to know about speeding laws across America.
By David Gluckman
Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is …
CHICAGO — President Obama called it an "unpatriotic tax loophole." Now, Walgreens, the nation's largest drug store chain and a company with strong Main Street roots, has reportedly decided against using it.
Shares in Walgreens were down about 4% in after-hours trading Tuesday after British and U.S. …
The difference in the message conveyed couldn't possibly be greater: France is going ahead with its warship sale to Russia, while Germany is putting …Germany
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One reason the views on the latest Israel-Hamas conflict are so polarized is that people on each side of the opinion divide get their news from different places. Few things illustrate this as well as the map above, compiled by Gilad Lotan, the chief data scientist at …Maps
Even before the tension in Ukraine, arms exports were a core issue for German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel. The Social Democrat had pledged, on …Germany
An extremely rare collision of massive subatomic particles could reveal the nuts and bolts of how the subatomic particles called Higgs bosons impart …Physics
J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study
Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout—APEAL—is how influential …Car Tech
There's worrisome news here in the southeastern US, buried in a journal that is favourite reading only for superbug geeks like me. The rate at which hospitals are recognising cases of CRE -- the form of antibiotic resistance that is so serious the Centre for Disease Control dubbed it a "nightmare" …UK News
A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.
1. Arm your phone
The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …Road Trips