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Kurdish forces in major offensive to retake Iraqi town of Sinjar from Isil

Kurdish forces launch offensive to retake northern Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State militants who overran it last year triggering US-led air strikes<p>Kurdish forces backed by British and other coalition jets and drone strikes launched a major offensive on Thursday to retake the the town of …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

North Korea systematically abducted foreign citizens, Japanese paper claims

Tokyo Shimbun says it has secret manual that instructs North Korean agents on how to carry out abductions, but some greet news with scepticism<p>A Japanese newspaper claims it has uncovered evidence that North Korea systematically abducted foreign citizens under its former leader, Kim Jong-il.<p>The …

North Korea

N. Korean capital set for military extravaganza

Military vehicles line up on a road in Pyongyang on October 10, 2015, ahead of a lavish celebration marking the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party © AFP Ed Jones<p>Pyongyang (AFP) - The North Korean capital Pyongyang braced Saturday for what was predicted to be one of the largest ceremonial …

Pumpkin, The Raccoon That Thinks She’s A Dog, Is Easily The Cutest Thing Ever

Cutest. Thing. Ever.<p>You’ve probably already seen the story of Pumpkin, the orphaned raccoon that thinks she’s a dog. In case you haven’t, here’s the …

Raccoons

Stephen Hawking warns of an 'intelligence explosion'

AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel<p>Stephen Hawking has been vocal about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) and how they could pose a threat to …

Singularity

Get Your Favorite Content Delivered Straight to Your Inbox

<b>On DashBurst, content is king, and we look to feature what’s most interesting and original on the web.</b><p>Now we are excited to announce the launch of …

Opel

Oregon shooting survivor describes rampage in gunman's classroom

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mathew Downing was dubbed "the lucky one" by the Oregon community college shooter.<p>A dubious nickname, if ever there was one. Downing got to live, but he watched Christopher Harper-Mercer gun down his teacher and classmates.<p>In a statement provided to CNN by Downing, he recalls the horrific …

Oregon

A New Mom's Ghostly "First Family Photo" Has Been Shared All Over The World

"When I saw the picture I immediately started crying," she told BuzzFeed News.<p>"July 13th 2014 was the absolute worst day of my life," she wrote on Facebook. "I lost my best friend. The father of my unborn child. And since that day I have felt so empty inside. A part of me will forever be missing. I …

Motherhood

Meet Ted Cruz's Twitter whisperer

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Josh Perry is a lanky, 26-year-old from Nederland, Texas with a good job on Capitol Hill and a healthy adoration for Taylor Swift. And every day, he pretends to be Ted Cruz on the Internet.<p>As Cruz's in-house digital strategist, it is Perry's job to channel the freshman senator …

Republicans

Israeli Cabinet moves to define Israel as Jewish

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally …

اليوم السابع

Obama, Chinese president agree to landmark climate deal

Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic commitments from other countries.<p>At a news conference in …

Climate