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By paying effusive homage to the late Saudi King Abdullah and by honoring the kingdom's new fundamentalist dictator with his presence, President Barack Obama has given the world an object lesson in American hypocrisy.
Authorities in Mexico can now say with "legal certainty" that the 43 students who went missing in September were murdered by hitmen working for a drug gang, the justice minister said Tuesday.
Turkey faced harsh criticism Tuesday at a United Nations review of its rights record, with diplomats condemning intimidation of journalists and brutal police crackdowns on demonstrators.
Moscow on Tuesday blasted the United States over the arrest of an alleged Russian spy, condemning the move as a "provocation" that would further damage already tattered ties.
Social birds aren't just for Twitter. A recent study on social behavior has revealed a hierarchical structure of dominance and intervention amongst ravens that adds to the ever-growing knowledge of the lives of these peculiar birds.
in order to improve the power of optical microscopy, researchers have managed to enlarge key biological features inside cells.
Researchers have identified mutations associated with resistance to afrontline antimalarial drug called artemisinin. This is part of the fight back against anti-malarial drug resistance.
Gene therapy is the primary method for treating rare, genetic diseases. However, many treatments carry the risk of cancer. A new study has attempted to lower this risk.
Three days before the expiration of the January 31 deadline for Floyd Mayweather to sign the contract for the fight that the unbeaten American boxer has set for May 2 against Manny Pacquiao, fight fans have been restive as the deadline draws near.
Less than a week before the deadline he gave Floyd Mayweather to sign the fight contract, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao said he is 80 percent confident the fight will happen on May 2.
Manny Pacquiao and his promoter, Bob Arum, have claimed they signed a deal to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. but that Mayweather refuses to. It's not surprising to hear Mayweather deny that but recent quotes from him may reveal he is to blame after all.
The New York Yankees still owe Alex Rodriguez $61 million over the next three seasons including a $21 million salary in 2015. But that is about to go up and the Yankees are reportedly going to fight to keep it from happening.
This week’s releases include an old and new war drama; an Oscar-nominated performance alongside a plain-clothed superhero; a captivating story of betrayal and vengeance in two parts; and a silly sequel to an exhausted franchise.
20th Century Fox has streamed the first trailer for its upcoming reboot of the "Fantastic Four" live-action film franchise.
The losing streak for actress Claire Danes continues. A few weeks ago, she lost the Golden Globe to Ruth Wilson from "The Affair."
UPDATE: It has been confirmed that Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song at this year's show. The show is Feb. 22.
Gun manufacturers will have a little bit longer to come up with a perfect design for the U.S. Army's next service pistol, as the Army extends its deadline for solicitation.
Hundreds of new products were unveiled at this year's SHOT Show in Las Vegas last week but there are a few firearms that some enthusiasts are still waiting for.
Despite depressed pricing for U.S. natural gas and the recent dramatic decrease in the price of oil, venture capital funding for green energy technology continues and its consistent year over year.
It's being called a war on Cadbury. Yes, Cadbury Creme Eggs, a concoction many people on both sides of the Atlantic have grown up with, is now the center of a trademark infringement suit filed by American chocolate-maker Hershey's.
The roads of the future will be able to manage traffic congestion much better than today's networks, according to an Ofcom report released today.
While Microsoft showed off a number of new technologies and devices that it is preparing to release during the Consumer Electronics Show in early January, what garnered the most buzz looked like an overly large TV.
Have you looked at your neighborhood's Nextdoor posts? If not, you could be missing out on some very important classifieds, crime and safety announcements, lost and found posts, and recommendations that are relevant to your community.
A drone aircraft found on the grounds of the White House in Washington, D.C., prompted new concerns Monday about the quality of protection offered to U.S. President Barack Obama and his family.
Ninety-five of the victims from the Thalidomide scandal are alive and residing in Canada. They continue to push for justice and have spoken with Minister Ambrose. The Canadian government may soon agree to fund full support of the Thalidomide survivors.
Part of the body’s immune system called MyD88 is responsible for promoting a healthy colony of good bacteria. The more "good" bacteria, the better the digestive health. A new study has explored this further.
New research suggests that mosquitoes that consume penicillin and streptomycin-laced human blood pick up malaria more easily.
On Saturday, a four-day ban on the killing of chickens, ducks and geese in slaughterhouses went into effect across Taiwan because the current outbreak of the avian flu virus is continuing to spread. Over 2,300 poultry farm employees are being monitored.
Is anyone paying attention to the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race? Probably not because we're still hanging our heads in shame for voting for Kathleen Wynne's Liberals. But we should start honing in on this race.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition, is about to become prime minister of Greece. He will be the first European leader elected on an explicit promise to challenge the austerity policies that have prevailed since 2010.
Good news, paycheck watchers — you can be sure that at least two of America’s 312 million people will be well represented in 2016. The geriatric answer to the Olsen Twins, the Koch Brothers, will spend just under $1 billion in the 2016 elections.
With 2.2 million Americans behind bars — the world's highest prison population per capita — 17 universities nationwide have committed to debunking mass incarceration through a series of traveling exhibits and public dialogues.
Energy companies have long sought the opening of the Atlantic Coast for offshore oil and gas drilling, and the Obama administration gave them approval today. The proposed 2017-2022 offshore plan is the second time Obama has recommended this move.
New York authorities on Tuesday vigorously defended a decision to shut down America's biggest city for a winter storm that skirted the Big Apple, dumping the worst snow on Long Island and New England.
Following the recommendations of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), the British government sacked the consortium responsible for cleaning up the Sellafield nuclear site, saying not enough progress had been made.
As much as three feet of snow is expected Monday and Tuesday along a 250-mile stretch of the U.S. northeast coast as a massive winter storm brings enough heavy winds and driving snow to potentially shut down several of the nation's greatest cities.
Ninety-five of the victims from the Thalidomide scandal are alive and residing in Canada. They continue to push for justice and have spoken with Minister Ambrose. The Canadian government may soon agree to fund full support of the Thalidomide survivors.
The massive Hemitextil fabric show in Germany earlier this month yielded a few interesting developments in the world of textiles. As the major suppliers unveiled new designs, the event showcased the latest developments including 3D printing new designs.
With a population of over 320 million, the United States contains numerous top ranking small cities to live. A newly published report shows the top 10 small cities to live based on a range of categories.
Part of the body’s immune system called MyD88 is responsible for promoting a healthy colony of good bacteria. The more "good" bacteria, the better the digestive health. A new study has explored this further.
Stock markets around the world saw prices dropping heavily as the price of oil fell below $50 per barrel and worries about the economy of Greece, in particular, and Europe, as a whole, sent investors scrambling for an exit.
The University of California (UC) system is the most visible example of school officials pushing for a tuition hike, and one of the most controversial.
The Credit Counseling Society of Canada, a non-profit group that provides free advice to Canadians on debt issues, released last week tips on debt and Christmas. It's not Christmas that causes pain, the society notes, but the month that follows it.
Equifax Canada published rather grim news for Canadians regarding their situation vis-a-vis debt. Collectively the amount of debt that Canadians have has reached $1.5 trillion. And with the Christmas season upon us it isn't going to drop anytime soon.
Everyone enjoys pizza, right? As you tuck in to a slice, have you ever wondered what is happening in order make the slice so tasty? A new video explores the chemistry behind the cheese, tomato and dough.
The owners and staff of Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill have a major reason to be proud. It was named "Best Greek Restaurant" on Long Island for the second consecutive year.
After more than a year of development, Nabisco has finally announced that long-rumoured Red Velvet Oreos will be hitting store shelves in February.
Sunny-side up or over-easy, the cost of eggs in California has some people clucking loudly after seeing the price reach $6.00 a dozen in San Francisco this week. But advocates of the new egg law that went into affect Jan. 1 say things will improve.
Delta Flight 1156 from Portland OR to Atlanta GA and Southwest Airlines Flight 2492 from Milwaukee WI to Atlanta were escorted by NORAD jets to Atlanta after a user named Zortic sent bomb threats to these airlines via Twitter.
Indonesia has temporarily suspended efforts to raise the main fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the floor of the Java Sea because of bad weather, but the difficult and emotionally draining work is expected to resume today.
Despite the fact that firearms are not allowed in carry-on luggage, a new report from the Transportation Security Administration shows the number of attempts continues to increase.
Pack your bags and get ready to discover the world at Toronto’s Ultimate Travel Show, taking place Saturday January 24 and Sunday January 25 at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.
BMW has updated the design, engineering and even price of the 1-series hatchback to improve market appeal. The revamped three-door and five-door models were introduced at the 2015 North American Auto Show in Detroit.
Free transit passes will be offered to senior and disabled San Francisco residents starting in March, city officials decided Tuesday.
According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) car sales in the European Union rose in 2014. Sales have been up for the first time in six years.
Late last week, an Uber driver crashed into a police car, and then the driver got caught with weed in the glove compartment.
A pop-up online auction firm has traded million dollar art works, selling paintings purported to be created by high-profile Aboriginal artists even after receiving notification that they were probably forgeries.
“When I add up the balance sheet of my life,” says Juliana (Tamsin Kelsey), a seemingly confident neurologist, in “The Other Place”, “the numbers say I'm happy.” But things are never as they look in this fresh depiction of mental illness.
A new so-called “Wonder Piano” has been unveiled by its inventor in Budapest, Hungary and is claimed to be the next step in piano design, using carbon composite technology instead of wood for its soundboard.
With 26 songs, 100 voices in 100 minutes and spanning a 25-year time period from 1945 to 1969, it is easy to see why this show is called “BOOM.”
Taylor Swift appears to the be the latest victim of the infamous Lizard Squad hacking group. Her Twitter and Instagram accounts were compromised early Tuesday afternoon.
If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) officially enters the 2016 White House race, he probably won't be able to use the website JebBushForPresident.com.
The whistleblower website WikiLeaks is demanding Internet giant Google explain why it handed over emails and other electronic data of three of its senior staffers to the United States government.
The father of two alleged social media bullies lost his job in the wake of a video that surfaced on the Internet with malicious, mean-spirited voice mail recordings targeted at the victim's father.