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Dutch investigators say missile that shot down MH17 came from Russia

A Dutch-led criminal investigation found proof that a missile that shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.<p>The Boeing 777 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was downed in July 2014, claiming the lives of all 298 people aboard.<p>Hans de Borst, …

Russia

Trump directed $2.3 million owed to him to his tax-exempt foundation instead

Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has received approximately $2.3 million from companies that owed money to Trump or one of his businesses but were instructed to pay Trump’s tax-exempt foundation instead, according to people familiar with the transactions.<p>In cases where he diverted his own …

Money

Nasa just made an announcement that gives us our best shot ever at seeing aliens

Humanity might just have got its best chance yet to meet aliens – even if it's still tiny.<p>Nasa's announcement that it has spotted plumes of water …

Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate

In the first debate between presidential contenders Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump repeatedly relied on troublesome and false facts that have been debunked throughout the campaign. Clinton stretched the truth on occasion, such as when she tried to wiggle out of her 2012 praise of the Trans …

Presidential Debate

Trump didn’t delete his tweet calling global warming a Chinese hoax

During the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Monday, Clinton accused her rival of believing “that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese.”<p>“I did not. I did not. I do not say that,” Trump replied. Clinton was probably referring to a viral tweet from …

World

How fungi kill millions globally

<b>(CNN) —</b> What do you think of when you hear the word fungi? Mushrooms? Athlete's foot? General mold?<p>Whatever comes to mind, the fact is that when most of us think of fungal infections, we think of something mild and unpleasant at best.<p>But these tiny organisms can be fatal and kill an estimated 1.5 …

Fungi

We Visit The Abandoned Six Flags In New Orleans

By definition, abandoned spaces are devoid of people. They are forgotten, left to the trying hands of mother nature, proving that even steel and concrete are susceptible to the forces of decay and decomposition. However, these deserted places offer hints of what used to be. They are emblems of lost …

Abandoned Buildings

Once a magnificent medieval city and home to 200,000 people, the ghost city of Ani is now completely abandoned and has stood empty for centuries

Some call it the “<i>City of 1001 Churches</i>” and some know it as the “<i>City of 40 Gates</i>:” the now-abandoned medieval city stands on a lonely plateau in …

Middle Ages

VICELAND's 'Abandoned' Explores Forgotten Urban Landscapes

Somewhere near Akron, Ohio, pro skateboarder Rick McCrank follows two young men into what was once the largest shopping mall in town. Once they're inside the dark, dank, mold-filled walls, the trio set out on a ghost-hunting mission. "We're the only ones here, but we're not the only ones here," one …

Street Photography

The lake that left town: why is this California community drying up?

Val Aubrey parked her boat trailer on the shore of Eagle Lake, in north-eastern California. She walked to an overlook where a sign warned against swimming and diving. “This” – she opened her arms wide – “used to be the marina.”<p>Down below, docks sat among nettles and thistles growing on what used to …

California

Waiting rooms: abandoned Ottoman railway stations – in pictures

Saudi Arabia

Abandoned places: the worlds we've left behind – in pictures

Abandoned Buildings

Hot Rod School Bus – Get To School With Quickness!

<b>Hot Rod School Bus – Get To School With Quickness!</b><p>When it comes to automotive customization, you see some truly wild builds. Within our wonderful …

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Hot rod golf carts becoming the new trend in retirement communities

Hot Rods

Seinfeld Is Selling Some of His Vintage Porsche Collection

At least three of his classic cars are going up for auction.<p>The comedian Jerry Seinfeld is preparing to say goodbye at auction to at least some of the classic Porsches in his esteemed collection.<p>According to a press release from Gooding & Company, which is managing the auction to be held March 11, …

Vintage

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Austin Healey 3000, 1959

What it Takes to Prepare a 103-year-old Indian Motorcycle for the Cannonball Run

Cross country with a centenarian<p>Early 20th century America was a Luddite’s nightmare come true, and motorcycles were the purest product of these …

Motorcycles

Forest City: Sierra County’s authentic Gold Rush ghost town

Forest City, appropriately named because of its location in the Tahoe National Forest, was settled in the summer of 1852 when miners discovered gold …

Ghost Towns

Fact check: The first presidential debate

The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed.<p>LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump …

Presidential Debate

Giuliani: Lewinsky scandal shows Clinton is 'too stupid to be president'

(Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS, AFP/Getty Images)<p>WASHINGTON — Republican Donald Trump was too "gentlemanly" during Monday night's debate, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said, and should have attacked former first lady Hillary Clinton on the Monica Lewinsky scandal.<p>"I sure would have talked about …

Monica Lewinsky

Beyond the Flynn effect: new myths about race, family and IQ?

In the garden of a terraced house in Oxford, on the hottest, sunniest day of the year, I meet Professor James R Flynn, an American-born academic who is a hero to many people. More than 30 years ago, he discovered a phenomenon that revolutionised the study of IQ and seemed finally to settle the …

IQ

Giuliani: I'd skip next debates if I were Trump

Updated 09/27/16 01:21 AM EDT<p>Donald Trump should skip the next two debates unless he gets special guarantees from the moderators, former New York mayor and top Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani told reporters after the debate.<p>Lester Holt, the NBC News anchor who moderated the debate, should be “ashamed …

Donald Trump

Post-debate, Trump team hits moderator Holt for 'some hostile questions'

Updated 09/27/16 09:46 AM EDT<p>Donald Trump and his campaign complained Tuesday morning that debate moderator Lester Holt targeted him for unfair questioning while neglecting to ask Hillary Clinton about any of her various scandals.<p>“They were leaving all of her little goodies out. They didn't ask her …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Wild Night

He has made outrageous commonplace on the trail. And he went for it again on the debate stage.<p>At last night’s debate, Donald Trump said he provided a “great service” for President Obama by getting him to produce his birth certificate. He said Hillary Clinton lacks the stamina to serve as president. …

Donald Trump