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Former mayor charged with kidnapping in case of missing 43 Mexican students

The Mexican attorney general’s office is pursuing charges of kidnapping against the former mayor of the southern city of Iguala where 43 students went missing in September after being attacked by municipal police allegedly working with a local drug cartel.<p>Tomás Zerón, the head of criminal …

Mexico

Tanzania bans witchdoctors after albino murders

East African country has seen surge in murders, savage attacks and grave robberies of people with albinism<p><b>Tanzania</b> has announced a ban on witchdoctors who have been targeting the country’s large albino population in the mistaken belief their body parts can bring wealth, luck and power.<p>The country’s …

Ohio Man Charged With Plotting to Bomb U.S. Capitol

An Ohio man who allegedly wanted to set up an ISIS cell in the U.S. was arrested Wednesday and accused of planning to attack the U.S. Capitol. But U.S. officials told NBC News the man was dealing with a government informer working undercover the entire time and was never in a position to carry out …

Terrorism

Washington Post correspondent indicted in Iran, news reports say

A Washington Post journalist detained for almost six months in Iran has been indicted on unspecified charges, the country’s official news agency said Wednesday.<p>The case against Jason Rezaian, the Post’s Tehran bureau chief, is in the hands of the Revolutionary Court, reported the Islamic Republic …

South Asia

Kerry and Zarif unexpectedly resume nuclear talks in Geneva

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif held intensive talks on Tehran’s disputed nuclear program on Wednesday, returning for an evening session before handing off to their deputies, officials said.<p>Iran and six world powers have renewed …

South Asia

Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …

The Brain

5 ways to eat healthier this year

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …

Nutrition

5 Foolproof Ways to Feel More Joy in 2015

These first few weeks in January are a precious time for setting getting ourselves on a path toward more joy in the year ahead. But that can be a …

The Alien Essence Of New York City, Captured From Above

Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Vincent Laforet has captured many amazing and heart wrenching scenes over the course of his career, including numerous aerial collections of New York City. The latest batch from Laforet are perhaps the most amazing he’s ever taken. This series, <i>Gotham 7.5k</i>, are …

Former Congressman Says He Hopes Terrorists Behead CNN And MSNBC 'Cowards' In Next Attack

"Let's hope that when the Islamists next strike they behead the appeasing cowards at CNN, MSNBC, etall who refused to show the cartoons," Walsh tweeted Wednesday afternoon.<p>Walsh, who lost his reelection bid in 2012 and is now an often-controversial radio host, was reacting to the many mainstream …