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Sudan braces for 'fighting season' as peace talks fall flat

Civilians in Blue Nile and South Kordofan are preparing for more violence after government and rebels fail to reach consensus, writes Nuba Reports<p>For residents in southern Sudan, the official return of the dry season brings with it the renewed threat of war.<p>As roads dry out, government forces and …

Heated Arguments Fly At Supreme Court Over Race In College Admissions

Affirmative action in higher education was once again under attack before the Supreme Court Wednesday.<p>In the past the court has allowed race as one of many factors in college admissions. But as it has grown more conservative, it has moved to reconsider the issue — including a test case from Texas …

San Bernardino shooter is believed to have planned previous attack, source says

Federal law enforcement officials believe Syed Rizwan Farook considered a terror plot as early as 2011 or 2012 but abandoned his plans after another scheme to kill Americans in Afghanistan was foiled by a law enforcement task force in nearby Riverside, according to a government official briefed on …

Man Bombs Walmart for Not Selling Confederate Flag Anymore

A man from Tupelo, Mississippi has been arrested for bombing a Walmart, (WMT) angered by the retailer’s decision earlier this year to stop selling …

Son of Mexican cartel leader 'El Chapo' Guzman seems to share photo of his dad on Twitter | Fox News

A tweet may give Mexican authorities a clue about the whereabouts of the world’s most wanted man.<p>Jesus Alfredo Guzman, the son of infamous cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, shared a photo on his social media account that showed him sitting with two men around a table.<p>Their faces are covered …

How to Transfer Your Photos Onto Wax Candles

Here’s an idea for a fun weekend project and/or personalized gift: make some custom candles that feature your photographs. It’s actually incredibly …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to do Frequency Separation for Retouching a Portrait

If you have seen some of the portrait retouching videos on the internet, you have probably stumbled upon the term “frequency separation” at one time …

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

Claim that Jordanian airstrike killed U.S. hostage met with skepticism

Islamic State extremists said Friday that Jordanian warplanes operating as part of the U.S.-led coalition attacking militant targets had killed an American female hostage, an assertion greeted with deep skepticism in Washington and Amman.<p>In a statement posted on a Twitter account, the radical group …

Body Art: Otzi the 5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Had 61 Tattoos

Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi, a 5,300-year-old mummified iceman, to 61, according to an exhaustive new study.<p>Finding the new body art, located on the lower side of Ötzi's right ribcage, "was a big surprise because we didn't expect …

Anthropology

Police say gunman in Idaho shooting spree had multiple weapons | Reuters

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A 29-year-old man who killed three people and critically wounded another during a shooting spree in the northern Idaho city of Moscow had five weapons in his car, police said on Sunday.<p>John Lee, 29, was arrested after the Saturday shootings when he crashed his car during a …

Austria Detains Teenage Girls Who Wanted to Marry ISIS Fighters

VIENNA — Austria has detained two teenage girls after they tried to travel to Syria to marry fighters of the jihadist group ISIS, a spokesman for the prosecution said Sunday. The girls, ages 16 and 17, were sent back to Austria from Romania, where they had been picked up by authorities on a train …

New York City To Pay $17M To Settle Cases Of Wrongful Conviction Against 3 Brothers: Report

New York City comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, has reportedly agreed to pay $17 million to settle cases of wrongful conviction against three brothers, …

German nurse 'admits killing 30' with fatal overdoses

<b>A former German nurse has admitted killing 30 patients in the hospital where he worked, a court was told.</b><p>The 38-year-old allegedly confessed to taking the lives of the patients by injecting them with an overdose of heart medication.<p>He made the confession to a psychiatric expert who relayed the …

Mom Gets 25 Years For Encouraging Boyfriend To Sexually Assault 4-Month-Old Daughter

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri mother has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for encouraging her boyfriend to sexually assault her 4-month-old daughter in an attack that later killed the child.<p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1Kw6KNc ) reports that 26-year-old Jessica Lynn Howell, of …

Witness to Paris officer's death regrets video

PARIS (AP) — The man whose amateur video of a Paris police officer's cold-blooded murder shocked the world now regrets sharing the footage online, …

Man who 'helped radicalise' Paris gunmen now nurse at hospital which received victims

Farid Benyettou, who allegedly helped to radicalise the Kouachi brothers behind the Charlie Hebdo attack, was not on duty when the victims were brought to his hospital<p>The Islamist "spiritual guide" who allegedly helped radicalise the Kouachi brothers behind the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo now …