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Dungeness: where the wild west meets the post-apocalyptic

In such a unique landscape, residents are more or less philosophical about the prospective £1.5m sale of the wildlife-rich nature reserve<p>They call Dungeness the desert of England, though experts observe that, lacking both the dearth of water and the extreme differential in night and day …

Biodiversity

Atheism starts its megachurch: Is it a religion now?

The non-religious Assembly is perhaps the fastest growing church in the world — and it’s coming to a mall near you<p>Organized Atheism is now a franchise.<p>Yesterday, The Sunday Assembly—the London-based “Atheist Church” that has, since its January launch, been stealing headlines the world …

Associated Press News

Sean Hannity devoted a segment of his show last night to shaming “gutless coward” Ryan Adams after a Twitter argument

On Monday, Fox News host Sean Hannity sent out a tweet bemoaning the lack of positive role models for children in a world of Bill Clinton, Anthony …

Sean Hannity

$136 Million Jewelry Heist In France Was One Of The Biggest Ever

Authorities had initially estimated the robbery -- which took place in the luxury Carlton Hotel on Sunday in broad daylight -- was worth around 40 million euros.<p>The brazen robbery saw an armed man walked into the hotel through the main entrance undisturbed by security staff, and steal jewels that …

China steps back from hitting European wine producers with punitive tariffs

China has stepped back from hitting European wine producers with punitive tariffs, the EU's trade chief indicated on Monday, after EU and Chinese …

Protests over fast-food wages spread to retail workers

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Fast Food

McConnell's Kentucky Challenger Gets Her Act Together

Maybe the Democrat who hopes to unseat Sen. Mitch McConnell is ready for prime time after all.<p>That's one way to view the highly polished Web video in which Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state, appears, employing humor, pathos, earnestness and her grandmothers to skewer the leader …

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House ethics panel probing four

The House Ethics Committee is reviewing cases against four members of Congress, including Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and one member of GOP leadership, the panel announced Friday.<p>The Ethics Committee is probing Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.), Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) and Chief Republican Deputy …

Turkish PM Erdogan threatens to sue Times over open letter

<b>Turkey's prime minister has threatened legal action against a UK newspaper for publishing an open letter criticising his handling of recent protests.</b><p>Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Times of "renting out its pages for money".<p>Hollywood celebrities and academics were among those who signed the letter …

North Africa

Netflix Shares Fall

Which Nations Hate The U.S.? Often Those Receiving U.S. Aid

To figure out which countries dislike the U.S., one quick way is to simply look at which ones are getting the largest dollops of U.S. aid.<p>This wasn't the focus of a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. But it did emerge when Pew spoke to people in 39 countries about the U.S. and China, asking …

Dutch court blocks US extradition amid torture claims

<b>A Dutch court has blocked the extradition of a terrorism suspect to the United States amid concern about American collusion in his torture.</b><p>The 26-year-old man, known only as Sabir K, is accused of taking part in attacks on US forces in Afghanistan.<p>He says he was tortured in Pakistan after his …

North Africa

Michelle Obama's New Gun Violence Project Is Unusual for a First Lady

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Michelle Obama is taking a break from getting our kids moving to focus on gun violence. It's a shift …

FDA grants Plan B exclusive marketing rights

A generic version of the pill won’t be available until at least 2016, which could be a major barrier to access<p>The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted Teva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of Plan B One-Step, exclusive marketing rights for the next three years, meaning there will be no …

German poster campaign launched to find surviving Nazis

<b>A poster campaign has launched in Germany aimed at tracking down the last surviving Nazi war criminals and bringing them to justice.</b><p>Some 2,000 posters showing the entrance to the Nazi Auschwitz death camp and asking people to come forward with information have been displayed in Berlin, Hamburg and …

Europe

500 inmates said to escape Iraqi prisons

BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaeda's branch in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for audacious raids on two high-security prisons on the outskirts of Baghdad this week that killed dozens and set free hundreds of inmates, including some of its followers.<p>The statement from the Islamic State of Iraq and the …

Katherine Angel’s Unmastered: Memoir of female desire, reviewed.

We have no dominion over desire. It’s our ancient, aristocratic master, like hunger or sleep. It sings in our bones and stains our clothes and …