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China says it's a mistake to put 'blind faith' in UN sanctions against North Korea

North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch last month triggering a U.N. Security Council resolution and tough new sanctions.<p>"The final settlement of the Korean peninsula issue needs comprehensive action and the right medicine for the illness," Foreign …

AP Investigation: American company bungled Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. company assigned a crucial role in the efforts to battle Ebola in Sierra Leone made a series of costly mistakes during the …

Gun sales drive demand for high capacity magazines

America's zeal for guns is driving sales of one of the industry's most controversial accessories: high capacity magazines.<p>High capacity magazines that carry 10 or more rounds, have been banned in eight states. But sales are strong where they're still legal, fueled by fears that they'll soon be …

Trump scores big win in Nevada

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump notched a resounding win in the Nevada caucuses Tuesday, channeling the roiling anger of Republican voters against the establishment and sweeping almost every category of the electorate to build his dominance in the delegate count.<p>It was a stunning show of momentum …

North Korea warns against U.S., South Korea military exercises

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea warned on Tuesday of harsh retaliation against South Korea and its ally the United States, which are preparing for annual joint military exercises next month amid heightened tensions following the North’s nuclear test and rocket launch.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …

North Korea

Brazil, world health officials deny link between pesticide and microcephaly

<b>(CNN) —</b> Brazilian health officials and the World Health Organization are denying links between a well-known pesticide and microcephaly, a condition that causes babies to develop abnormally small heads and leads to death in some cases.<p>The pesticide is called Pyriproxyfen, and it's used in water …

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

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Inside Kanye West’s Crazy New York Fashion Week Spectacle

Kanye West showcased his fashion collection and new album on Thursday. The music was loud, the clothes popped with color—and West wanted the …

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …

Life on Mars? Newly discovered water is a strong sign, NASA says

It's one of the most intriguing questions in science: Could life exist on Mars today?<p>On Monday came an answer: Yes, quite possibly.<p>Scientists using observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter said they've found powerful evidence that briny water routinely flows on the Martian surface.<p>This …

Brazil's economy is plunging with no relief in sight

The news keeps getting worse for the once-ballyhooed Brazilian economy, compounding the delicate political situation for President Dilma Rousseff, who polls show is the nation's most unpopular president since the 1985 return to democracy.<p>Rousseff is trying to fight off widespread calls for her …

Cambridge University scientist believes he can stop the £1.1 trillion counterfeit business

A UK scientist claims he can save brands around the world £1.1 trillion with new hi-tech “liquid crystal” material<p>Scientist Dr Damian Gardiner, of Cambridge University, has spent 10 years developing a “liquid crystal” material that can be printed onto any product, from pill bottles to banknotes, to …

Everybody's late for UN chief's lunch _ even the chief

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama glided into the secretary-general's lunch for world leaders more than 20 minute late, glad-handing …

Putin says he can work with Obama despite trading barbs on Syria and Isis

Russian leader more conciliatory after speeches in which he applauds Assad regime while Barack Obama condemns ‘might makes right’ doctrine<p>Vladimir Putin emerged from a rare face-to-face meeting with Barack Obama on Monday night, saying Russia and the US could find a way to work together on Syria, …

As Europe opens its doors, Japan considers clamping down harder on asylum seekers

TOKYO (Reuters) - As the worst refugee crisis since World War Two forces Europe to break down hurdles and accept tens of thousands of migrants, Japan, which took in just 11 asylum seekers last year, is looking to clamp down even tighter.<p>Protesters holding a banner shout slogans at a rally to call …

Asylum Seekers

Brazil has debt rating cut to 'junk' status as problems mount

Standard & Poor’s said its outlook on the country was negative, just as the nation enters recession and is expected to see an even worse 2016<p>The Brazilian government’s sovereign debt rating has been cut to junk status by one of the major credit agencies, ratcheting up pressure on President Dilma …

Brazil

US spies complain Isil reports 'rewritten to show Syria campaign is working'

More than 50 Central Command intelligence analysts formally complain that reports on the strength of Islamic State and al-Qaeda were altered inappropriately<p>The Pentagon has launched a formal investigation after more than 50 intelligence analysts working for the US military’s Central Command …

US hostage Kayla Mueller 'killed by IS', say ex-slaves

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Feds: Mississippi couple planned honeymoon to join ISIS in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Our story will be that we are newlyweds on our honeymoon," the young woman allegedly wrote.<p>But in reality, according to a criminal complaint, she and her soon-to-be husband had a far more sinister trip in mind: flying from Mississippi to Europe, then traveling to Syria and joining ISIS.<p>Now …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

China currency falls for 2nd day after surprise devaluation

BEIJING (AP) — China's currency fell further Wednesday following a surprise change in its exchange rate mechanism that rattled global markets and …

OPEC's oil production spiked to a 3-year high in July

On Tuesday, the group's monthly oil market report showed that it pumped the most oil in three years last month, citing secondary sources. Member countries pumped an average of 31.5 million barrels per day in July.<p>The increase was boosted by output from Iraq, Angola, Saudi Arabia, and Iran, the …

China may bring in 'two-child policy' to tackle demographic timebomb

Thirty-five years after enacting draconian birth control rules blamed for millions of forced abortions and the creation of a demographic “timebomb”, China could be on the verge of introducing a two-child policy. The new regulation, under which all Chinese couples would be allowed to have two …

Oldest Quran Fragments Found at Birmingham University: Experts

LONDON – A manuscript found in a university archive could be one of the world’s oldest fragments of the Quran, experts said Wednesday after it was dated using radiocarbon analysis.<p>The pages of the Muslim holy text, held by the University of Birmingham in central England, come from the period …

Scientists find first drug that appears to slow Alzheimer's disease

Scientists appear to have broken a decades-long deadlock in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease after announcing trial results for the first drug that appears to slow the pace of mental decline.<p>The drug, called solanezumab, was shown to stave off memory loss in patients with mild Alzheimer’s …

Dementia

Boko Haram resurgence deepens humanitarian crisis in Niger

DIFFA, Niger (Reuters) - A wave of attacks by Islamist insurgents Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria and the islands of Lake Chad has forced tens of thousands across the border to Niger’s arid southeastern region of Diffa, worsening a dire humanitarian situation.<p>An estimated 150,000 people have fled …

Africa

Underwater graveyard full of WWII planes is otherworldly

Underwater Plane Graveyard<p>For 70 years, World War II planes have been resting in peace at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.<p>Although divers have …