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Are the demands of ultra-Orthodox Jews bringing chaos to air travel?

A retired lawyer who fled the Nazis as a child has become the centre of a battle pitting campaigners demanding zero tolerance for gender …

The Five Stages Of Video Game Disappointment

I didn’t want to believe that <i>Fallout 4</i>, the sequel to one of my favorite games of all time, wasn’t really doing it for me. So, like any rational …

Gotham Awards: 'Spotlight' Team Shares Early-Season Mindset; 'Tangerine,' 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Directors Talk Diversity

"I'm a cisgender white guy telling a story about two trans women of color who are sex workers. The next film that's done about this should be …

Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'

"These steps include, among others, speeded up demolition of terrorists' homes," he said in a video address carried by Israel's news site Ynet.

What Grubergate Teaches Us About the Need for Judicial Engagement

Jonathan Gruber is unlikely to get invited out to lunch in Washington anytime soon. An MIT economist and self-identified "architect" of the Affordable Care Act, paid handsomely for advising the Obama Administration during the crafting of the law, Gruber has incensed the law's critics with recently …

Obama's 'Consistent' Story About Iraq Keeps Changing All The Time

Notably, Obama has repeatedly and passionately insisted that no US troops will be actively involved in ground operations — though they will have weapons and be prepared to shoot back if needed.<p>However, there have been some indications that US troops are already fighting the Islamic State (also …

Countries Around The World Are Worried About 'Killer Robots'

Nations are becoming increasingly concerned over the threat of killer robots.<p>In Geneva, 118 nations present at a UN conference agreed about the need to tackle the future threat of these robotic killing systems, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).<p>The nations at the Convention on Conventional …

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'Hear My Voice, Alexander Graham Bell': Smithsonian Releases 128-Year-Old Recording Of The Telephone Inventor [AUDIO]

American history is full of memorable quotes and speeches, but until recently the oldest audio recorded was captured in 1888 on a phonograph invented …

North Korea demands US withdrawal from peninsula before resuming talks

North Korea has issued a detailed statement on its terms for dialogue with the United States, after weeks of tensions.<p>The demands from the North's …

Dennis Rodman speaks to FBI

The United States government has apparently changed its tune toward Dennis Rodman.<p>Rodman, who visited North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un in February, …

How to become internet famous for $68

Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.<p>His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Next to his name is one of social media’s most prized possessions, Twitter’s blue “verified account” …

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North Korea open to talks but not with US 'brandishing a nuclear stick'

North Korea is open to talks, but not while the US is "brandishing a nuclear stick", its state news agency has said.<p>The statement came on Wednesday …

Saudi Arabia Expels Three Emiratis For Being ‘Too Handsome,’ But For Thousands Of Illegal Workers Threat Of Deportation Is Ugly Reality

In one of the most bizarre stories to come out of Saudi Arabia in recent years, three men from the United Arab Emirates were deported from the …

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The Obamas' falling tax rate

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, paid the lowest effective tax rate since they moved into the White House by taking advantage of the most popular — and expensive — benefits in the tax code.<p>Tax returns released by the White House on Friday show that the Obamas paid an effective tax …

U.S., China pledge on North Korea

BEIJING — The United States and China committed Saturday to a process aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons, with the Obama administration gaining at least the rhetorical support of the only government that can exert significant influence over the reclusive North.<p>The question now is …

South Texas sees rise in illegal border crossings - Video on NBCNews.com

>> we are back now with immigration reform , tonight we look at border security , a problem many consider central to the overall debate in a new "" wall street journal "" poll, 17% say the border is mostly secure.>> they are running.>> despite a dramatic drop in illegal immigration , there's been a …

Palestine's Prime Minister Has Resigned

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last week, rumors swirled that Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was going to fire Palestinian …

The 25 creepiest movie posters ever

Quite often a single image can hold more power than 90 minutes worth of them. With words and loud noises added.<p>Which is why some of our picks for the …

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9 Movie Posters Featuring Actors that Almost Starred in the Films

This Portrait of Old Star Wars Actors Should Be the Movie Poster for Star Wars Episode VII

Since it's pretty much an open secret that the old cast members of the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy are coming back for the next movie, this portrait of …

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In NASA's Budget: Plans To 'Shrink-Wrap' An Asteroid

When President Obama released his 2014 budget for the federal government on Wednesday, much of it was spreadsheets and tables. But one corner of NASA's budget looked like something out of a movie script.<p>The space agency is planning to capture a small asteroid, drag it to the moon and put it in …

Pakistani election candidate shot dead

A Pakistani grocer standing in next month's historic polls has been shot dead in a drive-by killing in the southern city of Hyderabad, the first candidate to die in the election campaign.<p>Fakhrul Islam, 46, was a candidate for the secular Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), a coalition partner in the …

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North Korea must end its 'belligerent approach', says Obama

Barack Obama has called on North Korea to end what he described as its "belligerent approach" as US intelligence officials concluded for the first …

Japanese fish survive 5,000-mile trip across Pacific in tsunami boat | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Scientists are baffled as to how a group of small fish native to Japan survived a journey across the Pacific after they were found on a boat swept away by the 2011 tsunami and washed up last month on the coast of Washington state.<p>The batch of striped beak fish - five in all - …