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Everglades National Park Photos

Travel<p>Everglades National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

Everglades National Park

TRUMP: The 'disgusting' New York Times owes me an 'apology before they go out of business'

Among other things, Trump repeatedly called the newspaper "failing," accused it of being biased against him, and demanded an apology from the paper for criticizing him after he mocked a reporter with a physical disability.<p>"The New York Times, which is in huge financial difficulty, which won't make …

5. Under The Skin (2014)

Under the Skin, which stars Scarlett Johansson as an alien disguised as a woman who traverses the Scottish countryside in order to find lowly men to …

We Need to Talk About Domestic Terrorism

When I heard the news, I was getting ready for a date and couldn't believe my ears. A Planned Parenthood in Colorado had been attacked and police were trying to verify reports of what was happening. "Again?" I asked myself. "We're doing this <i>again</i>? The day after a national holiday?"<p>I'm ashamed to be …

Migrants clash with Macedonian police on Greek border

Authorities said 18 Macedonian officers were injured in the brief but intense clashes. Most of them received minor injuries but two were hospitalized in the nearby town of Gevgelija, Macedonia's Interior Ministry said.<p>There was no official tally of injured migrants, although Macedonian police …

Stop The War: Thousands Protest Against Plans To Join Air Strikes Against Islamic State In Syria

Thousands of people gathered in London on Saturday to protest against plans for Britain to join air strikes against the Islamic State group in …

Downing Street

Why, in 2015, is ripping CDs still illegal in the UK?

The UK government has dropped attempts to change UK-specific law that makes ripping CDs illegal<p>You may not know it, but copying music CDs onto your computer, or making copies of your digital music files, is illegal under UK law.<p>Despite the Government's efforts to update the law to reflect how …

Vladimir Putin announces Russian sanctions against Turkey

Kremlin decree issued to ‘ensure national security’ includes restrictions on imports and on Turkish staff working for Russian businesses<p>Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey in retaliation for the shooting down of a Russian jet four days ago on the Syrian-Turkish …

Vladimir Putin

Ben Carson meets Syrian refugees in Jordan but says none should come to US

Ben Carson,US elections 2016,Republicans,US politics,Refugees,US news,World news,Syria,Jordan,Middle East and North Africa<p>Republican presidential candidate keeps journalists away from visit<br>• Photographs released include image of Carson with hand on baby’s head

The victims of the Paris attacks are starting to be identified

They include a music journalist who was at the Bataclan concert hall that was overtaken by attackers wearing suicide vests, a California university junior who was studying in France, and a 26-year-old criminal attorney who was attending a concert at the Bataclan.<p>A GoFundMe page has been set up to …

French intelligence under scrutiny in wake of Paris attacks

New security and surveillance measures brought in after the Charlie Hebdo attack have yet to make a significant impact<p>France’s intelligence services are facing intense scrutiny over whether they could have prevented the Paris attacks, but their defenders argue the scale and complexity of the jihadi …

Paris Attacks

‘France is on the front line of a fight that knows no borders and no pity’

Paris attacks,World news,France,Paris,Islamic State,Journalism, publishing and public relations,Education,The Observer,News<p>French newspapers of all hues were united in shouting defiance to Isis terrorists, ‘henchmen of the ideology of hatred’

Ex-CIA director: White House ignored months of warnings about 9/11 to avoid leaving ‘paper trail’ of culpability

In an explosive revelation during an interview with Politico, the former CIA director during President George W. Bush’s administration claims his …

Al-Qaeda

Utah Mormons plan 'mass resignation' over church's anti-gay policy

Event which is ‘unprecedented’ in the church is response to outcry over policy that punishes children who do not renounce their same-sex parents<p>Members of the Church of Latter Day Saints are planning a “mass resignation” in Salt Lake City on Saturday in response to a leaked church policy that …

Same-Sex Couples

Bernie Sanders never thought it would get this far

‘He’s yelling at everybody, telling them what he wants,’ one Sanders operative said. ‘But this is a guy, last time I checked, who never ran for president.’<p>Bernie Sanders was muttering to himself on a hand-me-down couch in a Capitol Hill row house, watching the second Republican debate with a …

Indonesia plans prison island guarded by crocodiles for drug convicts

Indonesia's anti-drugs agency comes up with James Bond-style solution to guard inmates<p>Indonesia's anti-drugs agency has proposed building a prison on an island guarded by crocodiles to hold death row drug convicts, an official said on Monday, an idea that would not be out of place in a James Bond …

Further devolved powers for Scotland get thumbs up in House of Commons

The Scotland Bill, which offers further devolved powers, making the Scottish Parliament one of the most powerful devolved assembly in the world, has …

Houston’s Anti-LGBT Campaign Was Led by Wingnut Who Would Expel All Gays

Last week’s repeal of Houston’s equal-rights ordinance was the biggest setback for the LGBT equality movement in years.<p>And now, confidential …

LGBTQI

Jeb Bush says he would kill baby Hitler if he could time travel

Republican responded to an email asking if he would kill an infant Hitler with: 'Hell, yeah'<p>Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he once got an email asking whether he would kill the baby Adolf Hitler if it were possible.<p>"It said, 'If you could go back in time and kill baby Hitler, would …

BREAKING: Chris Christie Vetoes Legislation Making It Easier To Vote In New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed legislation Monday that would have added 1.6 million new voters to the state’s rolls and made New Jersey …

The problem for US diplomacy: More than 30 nations without US ambassadors

US diplomacy has a problem. About one-fifth of the nation’s ambassador-level posts are currently unfilled. Most of that is because nominations have been held up when they come for review before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.<p>“This is rather unprecedented, and I think it’s also rather …

Christmas Island detention centre 'under control' after riot police move in

Immigration department says force was used against detainees who ‘resisted attempts to secure compounds’ during unrest sparked by death of escapee<p>Australia’s immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has said tear gas was used to wrest back control of the Christmas Island detention centre from a group of …

The US did horribly in a state-by-state corruption study

These grades are determined by answers to 245 questions "that ask about key indicators of transparency and accountability, looking not only at what the laws say, but also how well they're enforced or implemented," the study explains. These key indicators fall into 13 categories, including public …

Asteroid Could Threaten the Earth in 2182

A large asteroid in space that has a remote chance of slamming into the Earth would be most likely hit in 2182, if it crashed into our planet at all, …

Egypt pyramids scan finds mystery heat spots

<b>An international team of architects and scientists have observed "thermal anomalies" in the pyramids of Giza, Egyptian antiquities officials say.</b><p>Thermal cameras detected higher temperatures in three adjacent stones at the bottom of the Great Pyramid.<p>Officials said possible causes included the …

Marco Rubio's Illegal Presidential Campaign

"Illegal" immigrants? How about an illegal presidential campaign?<p>Marco Rubio's presidential campaign is breaking the law with impunity and in so doing, is throwing up the specter of political corruption and the appearance of political corruption.<p>All of the money for Rubio's campaign ads to date has …

Government

Saying that Jeremy Corbyn didn’t bow during Remembrance Sunday isn’t lying – it’s even worse than that

Something happened during this year's Remembrance Sunday that has never happened before. A discovery was made that will send shockwaves through the …

North Korea runs short of ingredients for winter kimchi supplies

Fears for country’s national dish after cabbage harvests damaged by drought and subsequent floods. Daily NK reports<p>North Korean households are facing a winter without their traditional supply of kimchi after a year in which droughts and then floods have affected vegetable harvests.<p>As the kimjang …

Floods

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

Tech firms warn snooper's charter could end strong encryption in Britain

The IP bill gives the government the power to demand tech companies weaken their encryption, say industry representatives – despite promises to the contrary<p>Major technology firms are concerned that the British government is attempting to ban strong encryption with the Investigatory Powers Bill, …

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