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Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

<b>Scientists say they have gained new insight into what lies at the very centre of the Earth.</b><p>Research from China and the US suggests that the innermost core of our planet has another, distinct region at its centre.<p>The team believes that the structure of the iron crystals there is different from those …

Nasa twins to embark on year-long space experiment

Scott Kelly has found an unusual way to maintain a youthful advantage over his twin brother Mark. Next month, he will blast off on a year-long mission on board the International Space Station, a journey that will have one unintended consequence. During his 12 months in space, Scott will age less …

Space Science

Disgruntled scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

A disgruntled scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for 'money and power'<p>A naturalized US citizen was jailed Wednesday for five years for attempting to help Venezuela build a nuclear weapon by passing on …

Obama Will Warn GOP Against Homeland Security Shutdown

PHILADELPHIA — President Obama will strike a defiant tone today at a gathering of House Democrats, calling on Congress to roll back sequestration …

Is Obama killing the State of the Union?

The speech is becoming more of a movement than a moment.<p>Mess with the Republicans. Keep up momentum. Accept that it takes more than a speech in front of a joint session of Congress to get most Americans, and certainly much of the Washington establishment, to care anymore.<p>That’s the logic that led …

The White House

Al Qaeda Is Back In A Big Way

Said previously traveled to Yemen, met with influential Al Qaeda propagandist Anwar Al Awlaki, befriended the man behind the failed "underwear bomb" attempt, and received training and perhaps some seed money for a future attack against the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.<p>But …

Russia Is Losing Control Over The European Gas Market

Oil isn't Russia's only problem.<p>The energy exporter is losing its dominance over the European gas market.<p>Two factors used to keep Russia as the major gas powerhouse: European policies and cold winters.<p>But both of those things have changed — and Russia is starting to explore non-Western …

David Cameron aides expect boost from Barack Obama encounter

Downing Street aides were ecstatic about the prospect of priceless pre-election pictures winging their way across the Atlantic when the message came through from Washington that Barack Obama would receive David Cameron over two days at the White House this week.<p>A programme was drawn up officials to …

Marco Rubio: Radicalized individuals 'very real threat' to the West

<i>Watch Wolf Blitzer's full interview with Sen. Marco Rubio on "The Situation Room" starting at 5 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, says the war on terror is changing, and the recent terror attacks in France represent "an important moment" in that …

NASA Robot Will Explore Deep Inside Volcanoes

Journey (not quite) to the center of the Earth<p>NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is best known for their off-world endeavors, but scientists there have developed a new robot capable of exploring some of the most inaccessible areas of our own planet.<p>Researchers at JPL announced recently that …

How Nanobiophysics Can Stop Ebola and Other Global Pandemics

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym. Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym<p>In an age of cell phones, human genome sequencing, and Google …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1.</b> France has ordered 10,000 troops to protect the country's sensitive sites, including Jewish schools, starting Tuesday evening.<p><b>2.</b> The next cover of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will feature the Prophet Muhammad holding a sign that says "Je Suis Charlie," under the words "Tout est …

Key US military command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's …

Ohio State Overwhelms Oregon for National Championship

Ezekiel Elliott, Buckeyes Roll Through Ducks, 42-20; Perhaps They Belonged in the Playoff After All<p>Arlington, Texas<p>Six months ago, Cardale Jones couldn’t hold down the backup quarterback job at Ohio State. Six weeks ago, he hadn’t yet started a single college football game.<p>But on Monday night at …