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We Asked a Witch If Beyoncé Could Be a Witch

Kimberly Thompson, a former drummer of Beyoncé's, filed a restraining order against the singer claiming she used "extreme witchcraft" against her.<p>No one's ever really been able to explain Beyoncé's effect on people. To be fair, she's created a brand by looking flawless and training herself to be …

We Might Have Just Discovered The Missing Link Between The Brain And Gut

"We think these findings are going to be the biological basis of a new sense."<p>New research with mice may upend our understanding of the connection …

Duke University

Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

GENEVA (AFP) -<p>Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year -- more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk.<p>The UN health agency's latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol …

How Would China's Army and Navy Plan to Attack the US

With China fast developing its naval aviation capabilities, Beijing has started research on carrier-based drones

China

Venezuelans block streets with cars to protest gas shortage in Andes

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - Dozens of Venezuelans on Friday brought the Andean city of San Cristobal to a standstill by blocking roads with their cars to protest gas shortages that have piled further misery on the OPEC nation’s crisis-weary citizens.<p>“We have been here since Tuesday night …

Venezuela

In 1992, Cory Booker wrote of ‘groping’ a high school friend as they ‘fumbled upon a bed’ and issued a call for sexual respect

When he was in high school, Cory Booker, the New Jersey Democrat and possible White House contender, groped his classmate as they kissed. He reached for her breast, and when she swatted his hand away, he made another attempt.<p>The incident resurfaced this week as Booker joined calls for an FBI …

New Jersey

‘Trump won’t back down’: U.S. president plans to make trade war unbearable for China and bigger than ever, Steve Bannon says

In an exclusive interview, the former White House chief strategist says Beijing was caught off guard by the magnitude of the plan he hatched with Trump<p><i>This story is being published for Pros as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on</i> …

Steve Bannon

Israel showed Russia proof Syria to blame for downed plane: Israeli military

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has provided Moscow with proof it bore no responsibility for bringing down a Russian plane in Syria, an Israeli military official said on Friday.<p>Fifteen Russian crew were killed when an IL-20 surveillance plane crashed near Latakia in northern Syria on Monday. Russia …

Military

Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases

<b>China has told the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over purchases of Russian jets and missiles or "bear the consequences".</b><p>The US says China has contravened US sanctions on Moscow introduced over Russian actions in Ukraine and alleged interference in US politics.<p>China recently bought 10 …

China

'It's a nightmare scenario': A radioactive object was found in San Francisco's new $8 billion neighborhood

It's been a few years since developers began constructing an $8 billion neighborhood on the site of the former San Francisco Shipyard, and residents are still complaining about possible exposure to hazardous material.<p>On September 11th, officials uncovered a radioactive object less than a foot below …

San Francisco

A B-52 bomber shows how it can lay a devastating minefield at sea from nearly 50 miles away in a warning to US rivals

America's longest-serving bomber recently demonstrated the ability to lay down a devastating minefield at sea without putting itself and its crew in harm's way, a game-changing capability should the US suddenly find itself in conflict with another naval power.<p>A US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress …

Military

For Tiny Light Particles, 'Before' and 'After' Mean Nothing

Beneath the surface of the familiar world is a smaller, quantum world that defies our fundamental ideas of time and space.<p>In this mini world, the …

Particles

Skeletal stem cells found in humans for first time, promising new treatments for fractures and osteoporosis

Researchers have finally triumphed in a decadeslong quest to identify human stem cells that reliably develop into the bone, cartilage, and other …

Stem Cells

UK, France scramble fighter jets to meet 2 Russian nuclear bombers in 'act of aggression'

The UK and France scrambled fighter jets to respond to a two Tu-160 Russian nuclear bombers that approached Scotland without responding to air control on Thursday.<p>The UK Ministry of Defense said the unresponsive planes presented a hazard to other aviation by not communicating.<p>"Russian bombers …

‘No. 1 bulls–t:’ UFC fighters scoff at Jon Jones’ convenient drug ban

LOS ANGELES — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is eligible to return to competition by late October after completing a 15-month …

Los Angeles

Kremlin Chilly to Syrian Condolences for Deadly Plane Downing

The Kremlin reacted coolly to a condolence telegram from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sent two days after his forces downed a Russian military …

Bashar al-Assad

OPEC, Russia to Discuss Output as Iran Sanctions Bite

OPEC and its Russia-led counterparts meet this weekend, as international oil prices flirt with multiyear highs, to gauge whether they need to boost output amid U.S. sanctions on Iran.<p>The discussions come at a tricky time for the cartel—just a few months before U.S. midterm elections, a time when …

Oil

Mysterious solar observatory evacuation caused by a child porn investigation, FBI docs say

The sudden and previously unexplained evacuation of a New Mexico solar observatory on Sept. 6 was prompted by a child pornography investigation, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation documents.<p>An individual is suspected of "utilizing the wireless internet service of the National Solar …

New Mexico

How 65 women came to Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours

NEW YORK (AP) — It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the firestorm over a sexual assault allegation that could shape the Supreme Court.<p>In a matter of hours, they all signed onto a letter rallying behind high court nominee and their …

Brett Kavanaugh

Kylie Jenner, 21, tries cereal with milk for first time

Kylie Jenner is taking flak on Twitter for posting her experiences after having cereal with milk for the first time. It only took her 21 years to …

Kylie Jenner

Low testosterone, or 'male menopause,' no longer just for older men - CNN

Story Highlights<p>Factors that influence sexual health include mood, energy level, nutrition, genetics, age, health conditions and medications<br>• Endurance cardio exercise, such as running marathons, actually lowers testosterone production<p><b>(CNN) —</b> In my practice, I've noticed that an increasing number of …

Sexual Health

China's unexpected move during huge war games with Russia shows their relationship is still uneasy

China reportedly sent an uninvited surveillance ship to spy on the recent joint military exercises with Russia, a move highlighting how lingering distrust and competitiveness weaken the so-called "strategic partnership" emerging between Moscow and Beijing.<p>Beijing sent thousands of People's …

China

The loss of a Russian plane in Syria reveals how Putin is strangely powerless to protect his own troops

Russia grappled with a tragedy on Tuesday after Syria, its ally, mistakenly shot down one of its planes flying above the Mediterranean, and it shows how Russian President Vladimir Putin is strangely powerless to protect his own people.<p>After Russia's Il-20 spy plane went down, its defense ministry …

War

A Reaper Drone Shot Down Another Drone in First Unmanned Air-to-Air Kill

The incident was the dawn of unmanned air-to-air combat.<p>A U.S. Reaper drone shot down another with a missile, the Air Force revealed yesterday. The incident, which took place last year and involved an unmanned target drone, was the first case of a drone shooting down another another aircraft. The …

Unmanned Aircraft

4 shot, injured in Wisconsin workplace shooting; suspect dead

Four people were shot and injured in a workplace shooting in Middleton, Wisc., on Wednesday morning, a city about 6 miles outside of Madison.<p>Two are …

Scott Walker

Movie Star Fan Bingbing's Disappearance Raises Questions About the Chinese Justice System

It should have been the week’s big China story. After all, the new tariffs President Donald Trump slapped on $200 billion of Chinese imports marked a …

Human Rights

The New York Times issues major correction to Kavanaugh sexual assault story

It’s one thing to misspell a name or get a specific date wrong. It’s another thing entirely to report that a supposed witness to a sexual assault …

Brett Kavanaugh

Meyer told one NFL team ‘don’t f—ing touch’ Hernandez

NFL teams knew Aaron Hernandez had plenty of off-field concerns when he was coming out of Florida for the 2010 NFL Draft, and apparently his own head …

New England Patriots

Trump: I should have fired Comey 'the day I won the primaries'

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his decision to declassify documents related to the Justice Department’s Russia probe was “a great service to the country” and expressed regret that he had not fired former FBI Director James Comey earlier.<p>In an interview with The Hill, Trump said that he …

Donald Trump

Supreme Court strikes down effort to shield dark-money disclosure

The Supreme Court on Tuesday moved that political campaigns by nonprofit groups must disclose the identity of their donors for the remainder of the …