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The Walking Dead's spin-off series will be set in Los Angeles

AMC's <i>The Walking Dead</i> is getting a spin-off TV series that will switch coasts and focus on the zombie apocalypse in Los Angeles, California, TV Line and Variety report. The companion series to <i>The Walking Dead</i>, which is primarily set in Atlanta, Georgia and surrounding areas, is expecting to begin …

David Cameron compares Russia to Nazi Germany on eve of Putin meeting

PM says that the world must 'learn the lessons of history' and be prepared to step up sanctions against Russia<p>David Cameron has compared Russia to Nazi Germany because of its actions in Ukraine on the eve of a tense meeting with Vladimir Putin.<p>Mr Cameron will on Saturday night challenge Mr Putin …

GEORGE W. BUSH: This Is Why I Refuse To Criticize Obama

In an interview that aired Thursday night on Fox News' "Hannity," Bush insisted he would not attack President Barack Obama even though he continued to have strong opinions about national politics.<p>"I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president undermine a current president; I …

Sierra Leone’s fight against Ebola infection: ‘The world is not safe’

All over Freetown, buildings, vehicles and people are being commandeered in the fight against Ebola. In the suburb of Wilberforce, in an old building for the telecommunications company Airtel, a dozen students loiter on a wall waiting to relieve staff from the trauma at the Ebola hotline they are …

Tourists back in Texas from cruise ship carrying woman monitored for Ebola

Holidaymakers often feel regret at the end of a vacation, but the prevailing sentiment was more like relief among many of the passengers who stepped off the Carnival Magic after an Ebola scare prompted a tense climax to their cruise.<p>The ship docked as normal in Galveston early on Sunday after a …

Oxfam: World must do more to stop Ebola becoming ‘disaster of our time’

Countries must step up efforts to tackle the spread of Ebola in west Africa by providing more troops, funding and medical staff to prevent it from becoming the “definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation”, Oxfam has warned.<p>The charity said the world had less than two months to curb the …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. The EU's top court will begin a potentially explosive legal review of the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan.</b> The European Court of Justice may ultimately decide the program's fate, according to the FT.<p><b>2. Obama i</b> <b>s trying to get Turkey and the Saudis on the same page against Islamic State</b>. …

Five US airports to begin Ebola screenings for west Africa arrivals

Passengers travelling from west Africa will face additional Ebola screenings at five US airports, the White House said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern that not enough controls were in place to prevent the deadly disease from entering the US.<p>The additional screenings will be carried out by …

Texas Ebola patient dies as officials monitor those who had direct contact

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced.<p>“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning,” the Texas Health …

Jeremy Clarkson: Someone could have been killed after Top Gear attacked in Argentina

Presenter Jeremy Clarkson describes the attack on the Top Gear team in Argentina as "the most terrifying thing I've ever been involved in", after crew had to flee the country<p>Presenter Jeremy Clarkson has described the moment the Top Gear cast and crew were attacked by an angry crowd in Argentina as …

Refugees tell of rape and murder as Isis closes in on Syrian city of Kobani

As Islamic State militants closed in on the besieged Syrian city of Kobani on Saturday, Turkey lined up its soldiers near the border but continued to refuse to intervene to repel the extremist advance.<p>On a day that should have been one of the happiest in the Muslim calendar, the festival of Eid …

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

DNA study reveals third group of ancient ancestors of modern Europeans

Strands of DNA taken from ancient corpses have revealed an unexpected addition to the ancestral roots of modern Europeans.<p>The first <i>Homo sapiens</i> arrived in Europe about 45,000 years ago, and these hunter-gatherers were replaced by early farmers who brought agriculture to the continent more than …

Genetically, Schizophrenia Is At Least Eight Separate Diseases

A range of disorders lead to different symptoms, new research says, raising hopes for individualized treatment.<p>Research published in the <i>American Journal of Psychiatry</i> shows that schizophrenia is not a single genetic disease, but in fact a class of diseases with variable symptoms.<p>Schizophrenia is …

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

Battleship beast: colossal dinosaur skeleton found in southern Patagonia

The spectacular remains of one of the largest beasts ever to walk the planet have been unearthed by fossil hunters in southern Patagonia.<p>The unique haul of bones includes a metre-wide neck vertebra, a thigh bone that stands as tall as a man, and ribs the size of planks, representing the most …

There's life out there: the artist shooting bonsai trees into space

Azuma Makoto has created a completely unprecedented set of landscape images that show organic life on the edge of space.<p>Working with JP Aerospace, the Tokyo artist has sent a bonsai tree, orchids, lilies and other plants into the stratosphere, suspended in a balloon.<p>The resulting images beautifully …

'The Last Of Us: Soon To Be A Major Motion Picture'

Produced by filmmaker Sam Raimi. Written by <i>The Last of Us</i> director Neil Druckmann. Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) possibly in talks to be Ellie. (But …

15 Twitter Accounts for History Buffs

We’ve covered word nerds; now, follow a few twitter accounts that will satisfy your historical curiosity.<p>1. Tweets of Old<p>These tweets, which contain …

21 Surprising Historical Duties of the Wedding Party

<i>Jen Doll, author of</i> Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest, <i>reveals what used to be expected of bridesmaids,</i> …

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sex From the Last 600 Years

Lexicographer Jonathon Green’s comprehensive historical dictionary of slang, <i>Green’s Dictionary of Slang</i>, covers hundreds of years of jargon, cant, …

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