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Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s

The number of chemicals on supermarket vegetables has increased by up to 17 fold in 40 years, data shows, as the organic food industry and scientists …

North Korean defector found to have 'enormous parasites'

<b>A North Korean soldier who was shot while fleeing across the border has an extremely high level of parasites in his intestines, his doctors say.</b><p>The defector crossed the demilitarised zone on Monday, but was shot several times by North Korean border guards.<p>Doctors say the patient is stable - but "an …

North Korea

Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage

<b>The African Union (AU) has expressed outrage after footage emerged appearing to show sub-Saharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya.</b><p>On the video, released by CNN this week, young men are seen being auctioned off as farm workers.<p>The AU chairman, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, demanded …

Africa

Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold after a torrent of criticism from conservation advocates and across social media.<p>Trump's reversal came hours after his administration released a rule …

Donald Trump

Jeffrey Tambor's Response To New Sexual Misconduct Allegations Is So Offensive To Sexual Violence Victims

Last week, Jeffrey Tambor's former assistant Van Barnes accused the Transparent star of sexual harassment, prompting an internal investigation at …

Australia youth justice: Inquiry finds 'shocking' failures

<b>A major Australian inquiry has recommended the closure of a youth detention centre involved in an abuse scandal that shocked the nation.</b><p>Last year, a TV programme broadcast images of inmates being mistreated - including one teenage boy who was restrained and placed in a spit hood.<p>It prompted a royal …

Crime

Travelers' Century Club: Meeting the world's most-travelled people

<b>The Travelers' Century Club is home to the world's most-travelled people - so what keeps them going?</b><p>Bill Ashley is 79, but still remembers his first geography lesson.<p>He was in fourth grade in 1940s North Carolina. Most of the pupils were "bored or asleep".<p>Bill was different. "I sat there, so …

Washington D.C.

The millennial disadvantage is real: Most millennials are worse off financially than parents

ZURICH — Most millennials will struggle to earn more money and find better jobs than their parents despite being more highly trained, according to a …

Demographics

Exclusive: Ontario mother ‘in hell’ after babysitter charged for breaking infant’s leg

Amy had just picked up her seven-week-old infant from the babysitter when she noticed her daughter’s ankle was swollen. Her fourth child was crying …

Crime

May to Putin: ‘We know what you are doing’ as Russian troll behind Muslim photo exposed

LONDON — Theresa May on Monday night accused Russia of meddling in elections, hacking Western governments and pursuing its interests “at any cost” as …

Russia

Voice of America Reporter Posts Racist Reddit Memes While Receiving Taxpayer Money

While posting on his Reddit account UncleSam4200, Voice of America reporter Josh Fatzick bragged on the infamous pro-Trump subreddit r/TheDonald that …

‘Soon it will be too late’: Scientists issue dire ‘second notice’ to humanity

More than 15,000 scientists assessed the world’s latest responses to various environmental threats in a 25-year followup to their first warning. And …

For ‘Saturday Night Live,’ No Shortage of Targets, Including Louis C.K. and Roy Moore

The growing number of accounts of sexual misconduct by prominent men gave “Saturday Night Live” plenty of topical grist this week. But some of the accused came in for tougher treatment than others.<p>In this episode, hosted by the “Girls Trip” star Tiffany Haddish and featuring the musical guest …

Comedy

A Syrian man gave $120,000 to Canada to migrate here. Then he died. Now his family is out of luck

With money from his family and profits from the skin care business he ran in Syria, Elias Sabee applied for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program in …

How pigs — or ravens or squirrels — are on a first-name basis

It seems obvious to us that we can address each other by name when we communicate. In large societies, each person we want to single out has a …

$25 billion in 24 hours: World's biggest shopping day sets new record

The biggest shopping day on the planet raked in an eye-popping $25.4 billion.<p>Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) said Saturday that sales soared past $18 billion after just 13 hours of the retail blitz known as Singles Day, eclipsing the $17.8 billion it managed in the full 24 hours last …

eCommerce

Special Report: The decisions behind Monsanto's weed-killer crisis | Reuters

(Reuters) - In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide crisis, with millions of acres of crops damaged.<p>FILE PHOTO: John Weiss looks over his crop of soybeans, which he had reported to the state board for …

Agriculture

Hundreds of dead sea turtles found off El Salvador

A team of investigators headed out to waters off the coast of El Salvador after hundreds of endangered sea turtles were found dead under mysterious …

How TransCanada and 'dark money' groups pumped millions into Keystone XL

Just four days into his "America First" administration, U.S. President Donald Trump was delivering for a foreign company — TransCanada Corporation of …

China detains 10 North Koreans amid possible defector crackdown: sources | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Ten North Koreans, including a four-year-old child, have been detained in China, where they face being deported back to the North, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.<p>The group was trying to defect to South Korea but were detained by Chinese police in …

North Korea

Curb Appeal: 11 Ways to Make Your House Look Welcoming in Winter

Put down that cup of tea, throw on a coat, and head outdoors to take a good look at your house from the street. In the weak light of November, do you …

Drinking glasses can contain potentially harmful levels of lead and cadmium

Enamelled drinking glasses and popular merchandise can contain potentially toxic levels of lead and cadmium, a study has shown.<p>Researchers at the …

European Union

Caribbean Islands Reveal a "Lost World" of Ancient Mammals

A new study by an international team of scientists reports an analysis of the incredibly diverse "lost world" of Caribbean fossils that includes …

Anthropology

Fox News' Hypocrisy on 'Politicizing' Tragedies

What changed in the month between Las Vegas and New York? One sadly predictable part of the response to Tuesday's New York terror attack was the …

What’s killing America’s new mothers?

Elizabeth “Liz” Logelin was a young, fit woman with a promising career in operations management at Disney. On March 24, 2008, after a complicated …

2 NYPD Cops Charged With Raping Teenager in Police Van

After listening to evidence for a week, a grand jury has charged two officers in the New York City Police Department with the first-degree rape of an …

'I know the truth': A rape survivor on the line between justice delayed and justice denied

When he was 12, Byron Ruttan was repeatedly raped by a court-appointed mentor, who was later found guilty – only to have his conviction thrown out by the Supreme Court for 'unreasonable delay.' In his first public comments about the case, Mr. Ruttan talks to Sean Fine about his abuse and the life …

Having More Of This Protein Makes Mammals Live Longer, Say Scientists

Could this be the fountain of youth?<p>Humans have long dreamed about finding the fountain of youth - a supposedly fictional source that could offer us …

A healthy gut means healthy aging

Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research.<p>The new study was …