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Boston Bomber's Attorney Is An Outspoken Opponent Of Death Penalty

Judy Clarke, the defense attorney of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death today, has a long history of defending those accused of serious crimes.<p>Her past clients include: Susan Smith, who drowned her children in 1994; Unabomber Ted Kaczynski; Eric Rudolph, …

Investigators Examining Whether Amtrak Train Was Struck By Object

One of the assistant conductors on the Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring more than 200, has told investigators that just prior to the crash she heard a radio transmission from the engineer that the locomotive had been struck, the National Transportation Safety …

Episode 624: I, Waiter

Service jobs were a refuge for people when robots took factory jobs. Service jobs seemed safe—you needed the human touch.<p>But robots are making headway there, too. They're checking us in at hotels, renting us cars and ringing us up at the supermarket.<p>Today on the show, we go out for pizza at a place …

Putin brushes off Western boycott of World War II victory commemorations | DW | 09.05.2015

In what was seen as punishment for Moscow meddling in the Ukraine crisis, many Western leaders, led by Russia's wartime allies, boycotted the …

Russia

Driving in Europe? A Free App To Rules Of The Road For More Than 30 Countries In 22 Languages

What is the speed limit on Spanish highways? Do you need to wear a helmet when bicycling in Sweden? What safety equipment must always to be in the car when driving in Slovakia?<p>Those questions and others are answered in a free smart phone app designed to help travelers learn traffic rules when …

Graffiti art exhibition | DW | 27.03.2015

A huge industrial hall where raw materials for furnaces used to be stored will serve as the backdrop of the exhibition. It features urban art created …

Iran’s Assassins in Berlin

The determination of the prosecutor, the press, and the Iranian exile community made all the difference in Germany, where the courts ruled against …

South Asia

Jewish Graves in France Desecrated With Nazi Slogans, Teens Held

PARIS — French police were questioning five teenagers Monday in connection with hundreds of Jewish gravestones that were knocked over and defaced with swastikas and Nazi slogans.<p>The teens, all males aged 15-17, were taken into custody after one of them turned himself in to the police station and …

Defiant Danes march after gunman attacks Copenhagen | Reuters

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Danes gathered at torch-lit memorials around the country on Monday, commemorating victims of deadly attacks on a synagogue and an event promoting free speech that shocked a nation proud of its record of safety and openness.<p>Singing John Lennon’s Imagine, …

Ukraine ceasefire in tatters as clashes escalate in east

Fighting has escalated in eastern Ukraine as government and pro-Russia forces struggle for control of the besieged town of Debaltseve, leaving the new ceasefire in tatters on its second day.<p>The Ukrainian military said on Monday that rebels had fired on its troops 112 times in the past 24 hours. At …

Russia

Brain zaps may wean mice off cocaine, scientists find

New study points to 'promising' potential of deep brain stimulation, but experts urge caution<p>Running electric current through the brains of cocaine-addicted mice can change the behaviors associated with their dependency, according to a study published today. The new therapy combines deep brain …

12 Best Foods To Boost Brain Power

We all know that the food we eat can affect our bodies. But, what about the greater impact food can have on the brain? An article written in Psychology Today discusses the mind-gut connection in relation to the immune system and how food can either prevent or cause certain sickness. We are …

Wellness

The 5 Safest Cities In The World

We care about staying safe during our travels, especially when we take our epic adventures solo. There's no reason for travel disasters when you can prevent them.<p>That's why we have special interest in visiting the world's safest cities, as recently ranked in The Economist's Safe Cities Index. The …

Can Plant Medicines "Jump Start" Your Awakening Process?

The information of natural highs can sometimes be considered occult wisdom whereas the use of plant medicines to achieve these states is considered …

Merkel says Islam 'belongs to Germany' ahead of Dresden rally | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday Islam “belongs to Germany”, in a clear repudiation of anti-immigration protesters gathering in Dresden and other cities.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to media after her meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at …

France mobilizes 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week, officials said.<p>Speaking a day after the biggest French public demonstration ever …

Isis claims abduction of 21 Christians in Libya

Islamic State’s branch in Libya has claimed the abduction of 21 Christians, a monitor reported on Monday, as Egypt confirmed that 20 of its citizens were being held in the country.<p>“Urgent. Soldiers of the Islamic State captured 21 Christian crusaders,” the jihadists said in a statement picked up by …

Middle East

9 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Influence Your Mind

Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles.<p>Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but does this also work the other way around?<p>'Embodied cognition' is a term used by psychologists to …

Watch the 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Happiness, vulnerability and orgasms. These are few of the TED Talks themes that people love …

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

In The Bulletproof Diet, David Asprey outlines the clean-eating foods you need to calm inflammation—and cravings.<p>Dave Asprey, author of the forthcoming <i>Bulletproof Diet</i>, believes that some foods contain "antinutrients"—toxin-like chemicals that he says can trigger inflammation and make you a slave …

Nutrition

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

The World's Best and Worst On-Time Airlines

According to the most recent statistics from air travel consulting firm FlightStats, Iberia Airlines has the best on-time performance among global …