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Kim Jong Un’s Purge of His Uncle May Test Ties With China

North Korea today confirmed that Kim Jong Un’s once powerful uncle Jang Song Taek, has been purged — and purged in a spectacular fashion.<p>In a …

Will a Tiny, Submerged Rock Spark a New Crisis in the East China Sea?

South Korea's expanded air defense identification zone now encompasses Socotra Rock, which also falls within the Chinese and Japanese zones.<p>There is a submerged rock in the Yellow Sea that seafaring Korean families once believed to be the home of the spirits of dead fishermen. The rock’s name in …

NASA will go to Mars, but not before 'putting a baggie' on an asteroid

December 09, 2013 | 9:47 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/12/09/tech/nasa-will-go-mars-not-putting-baggie-asteroid/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Obama calls for peace as Hagel orders US support in Central African Republic mission

President Obama is urging the people of the Central African Republic to remain calm amid mounting sectarian violence after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the U.S. military to transport Burundian troops to the country Monday.<p>The troops will assist both French and African Union troops who …

Angry mobs carry out revenge attacks in Central African Republic

<b>GRAPHIC WARNING</b>: Contains images which some viewers may find disturbing.<p>Christian and Muslim mobs went on lynching sprees on Monday as French forces began disarming fighters in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. At least 459 people have been killed in the city since Thursday, …

UPDATE: Florida’s stranded whales are making their escape

<b>(Screenshot, CNN)</b><p>“The overall mood became more hopeful,” says the NOAA<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 5, 2013 8:45pm (UTC)<p><b>Update 12/5/2013 3:45 PM ET:</b> More encouraging news from the NOAA, which is tweeting live updates:<p>[embedtweet id="408696876376928256"]<p>[embedtweet id="408697469749317632"]<p>[embedtweet …

How to protect yourself: 2 million Facebook, Google accounts compromised

More than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised, security experts warn, compromising countless accounts and leaving Internet and financial companies scrambling.<p>Some online networks responded by disabling the affected passwords, or requiring affected accounts to choose …

CAR fighting: 100 dead in Bangui as UN votes for French force

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1034000/1034285_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534418868_29d7ea88337dfee8b46f2da1f37ce20a<p><b>More than 100 people are confirmed dead in fierce fighting on Thursday in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Bangui, UN officials …

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Young, poor black and Hispanic men increasingly the face of HIV/AIDS in America

<b>( motorolka via Shutterstock)</b><p>“There wasn’t even an ad campaign aimed at young black men until last year,” says one sexual health advocate<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 5, 2013 5:55pm (UTC)<p>Despite significant progress in preventing and treating HIV in recent years, the number of people nationwide who …