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Weightlifter stripped of medal; 3 others get drug sanctions

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A weightlifter from Kyrgyzstan became the first athlete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be stripped of a medal after failing …

Photographing Turkey's Hidden War

Kurdish Syrian refugees from Kobani, Syria wait near the Turkish-Syrian border, Sept. 2014, as the Islamic State of Iraq<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Emin Ozmen— Le …

A new exhibition of photographs taken by migrants living in the much publicised Camp Jungle at Calais shows Europe’s migrant crisis through the eyes of the people at its centre: those who are fleeing, living in camps and seeking asylum.<p>Exhibition organiser Amanda Zivcic said the exhibition was a …

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These Are the 25 U.S. Cities With the Happiest Workers | Inc.com

While we all want to be happy at work, but sometimes that just isn't the case. Whether it's because our pay just isn't that great, or we've got a bad boss, or there aren't many opportunities for us to advance, work can really drag us down sometimes. The good news is that there are a variety of …

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Athletes Expose Their Powerful Bodies In ESPN Body Issue 2015

I stumbled upon these amazing images from ESPN The Magazine’s latest “Body Issue”. I really love these photos, so I thought I will share some of them …

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

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How the Israelis got their hands on an Iraqi Mig-21 Fishbed

A 007-style of mission to capture a Mig-21 in the 1960s.<p>Built in more than 11,000 examples and acquired by countless countries around the globe, the …