Matt Osborne

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Here's What You Need To Know About Hong Kong's Historic Protests

Crowds in Hong Kong turned out in unprecedented numbers for another round of massive pro-democracy rallies on Tuesday night. On Wednesday, China's National Day, tens of thousands of demonstrators thronged major roads and public spaces, bringing much of the city to a standstill.<p>Since the …

Robin Williams 'had Parkinson's' when he died

<b>Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife has said.</b><p>Susan Schneider said her husband had been sober but "not yet ready to share publicly" his struggles with Parkinson's.<p>She added that he had also been suffering from anxiety and …

Exclusive: Canada to donate its own Ebola vaccine to WHO for use in Africa

WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada will donate a small quantity of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed in its government lab to the World Health Organization for use in Africa, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday.<p>People sit near a poster with a government message against Ebola, at …

Ukraine: Russian aid can enter with Red Cross

MOSCOW (AP) — With a theatrical flourish, Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a …

Ukraine's noose tightens on Donetsk as rebels vow 'another Stalingrad'

As Kiev tightened the vise on the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, surrounding the eastern city and cutting off supply routes and all roads in, the Kremlin floated plans to send a "humanitarian" convoy through to help embattled pro-Russian insurgents.<p>With the pro-Russian separatists facing …

Obama welcomes new Iraqi leaders as 'step forward'

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed new leadership in Iraq as "a promising step forward" Monday amid a political and security …

Google backs an undersea cable that will give the internet a big speed boost

The internet is quickest when you have a direct connection to the sites you're trying to reach, but that's a daunting challenge in the Pacific -- undersea network cables can cost hundreds of millions of dollars. It's therefore good to hear that Google and a host of telecom giants (China Mobile, …