Swaziland is planning to transfer 18 wild elephants in a Boeing 747 plane to United States in order to relocate them to three American zoos. In exchange, the zoos will be contributing $450,000 to a wildlife conservation trust in Swaziland for rhinos.
Syrian government troops advanced Sunday toward a rebel town near the Turkish border as they pressed a Russian-backed offensive that has prompted tens of thousands to flee, a monitor said.The town of Tal Rifaat is around 20 kilometres (12.
Microsoft has explained how it trains its Cortana digital assistant, available on Windows, Android and iOS, to respond to the "inappropriate" questions that users often ask. A "good chunk" of early queries asked Cortana about her sex life.
Right after the official announcement of the Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy fight late last year, Bob Arum who promotes both fighters contends that the fight will still sell because Bradley has improved a lot as a fighter since they fought in 2014.
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Entergy Corporation's Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant is in the news again after it was announced on Saturday that groundwater underneath the plant was contaminated with radioactive materials.
Somali intelligence officials investigating a bomb blast on a commercial jet released surveillance footage Sunday appearing to show a passenger being given a laptop in which the bomb was concealed.
Michel Martelly ended his presidential term Sunday without handing power to a successor, in an electoral crisis highlighting Haiti's long struggle to keep democracy on track in the 30 years since the Duvalier dictatorship ended.
Unidentified warplanes bombed the eastern city of Derna or Darnah early Sunday. The city was captured from the Islamic State last year by the Derna Shura Council fighters driving them into the nearby mountains and outlying suburbs of the city.
Feminist icon from back in the sixties, Gloria Steinem has urged women, especially younger women, who tend to support septuagenarian self-declared socialist Bernie Sanders from Vermont, to support Hillary Clinton as US Democratic presidential candidate.
Marco Rubio, the young Republican senator fast building momentum in the race for the White House, came back swinging Sunday after a mauling in the latest presidential debate for his lack of experience.
The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat that intruded over their disputed maritime border Monday, a day after the North's launch of a long-range rocket raised tensions.
Beer-lovers will tell you the key ingredient in beer is hops. But climate change is becoming a threat to the production of this important ingredient says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).