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Doomsday Clock moved up and now sits at 3 minutes before midnight

The metaphorical Doomsday Clock, created by and kept up by The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, has been moved. It is now the closest it's been to midnight in three decades, moving up Thursday to 3 minutes to midnight.

UFC: Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson defeats Alexander Gustafsson

Stockholm - Last night, Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson defeated Alexander Gustafsson at UFC On Fox 14, and now he is next in line to fight Jon Bones Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight title.

Defrocked priest to be jailed for sexual assaults on children

A defrocked priest found guilty of 32 counts of sexually abusing Inuit children between the years 1978 and 1982 apologized in a courtroom at his sentencing hearing today. As he did so, dozens of victims and members of their families cried out.

Nine or more people stabbed on Tel Aviv bus in 'terrorist' attack

A man was shot, wounded and taken into custody in Tel Aviv, Israel after as many as nine or more people were stabbed on a city bus, including the driver. The incident happened Wednesday on the Maariv bridge.

Memorial marks 70 years since 'Swedish Schindler' disappeared

Stockholm - Nearly 200 people gathered in Stockholm on Saturday to light candles and mark the 70th anniversary of the disappearance of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.

'Swedish Schindler' mystery remains unsolved, 70 years on

V - Seventy years on, mystery still surrounds the disappearance of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg who saved tens of thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, though his family is certain the answer lies with Russia.

American know-how: Seattle dog rides bus to the dog park — alone

Doggone it but this a cute story — a dog that rides the bus to play at her local dog park by herself. She gets on at a stop that's near her home, gets off a few stops along, plays in the park and then gets a bus home.

Miley Cyrus naked in 'V' magazine with photos from Bangerz tour

It's all about the publicity and Miley Cyrus knows about publicity. This time she's posed naked, with some conveniently located soap bubbles, for 'V' magazine. Given her look that's pretty good publicity, too.

Op-Ed: Did viruses help create the human brain? Apparently, yes

Lund - New Swedish research has hit an intriguing, if rather stunning range of findings. Ancient viruses have had a lot to do with creating the brain’s neural networks. It seems viruses, natural DNA managers, have been shaping the human brain.

Show of solidarity in Stockholm Special

Stockholm - Braving cold winds, sleet and below freezing temperatures, more than 3000 people gathered in Stockholm’s main historic square, Sergels torg, on Sunday. They were out to show their support for the Charlie Hebdo victims last week.

Sweden confirms second 'submarine' sighting

Stockholm - Sweden's military on Sunday confirmed a second sighting in October of what appeared to have been a submarine in waters near Stockholm city centre, not long after a search had been launched for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast.

Swedish court stops hotly contested wolf hunt

Stockholm - A Swedish court has pulled the plug on a wolf hunt due to start Friday, favouring animal rights activists in one of the country's most hotly disputed environmental issues.

Two members of U.S. Ski racing team die in Austrian avalanche

Tragic news today from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) as it announced on its website that two of its young skiers have died in an avalanche. The skiers died while skiing in the Austrian Alps on Monday.

Henrik Sedin gets 200th NHL goal as Canucks clip Red Wings

It wasn't a classic but Henrik Sedin's empty-net goal, the milestone 200th goal of his NHL career, did help nail down his team's 4-1 win over the visiting Detroit Red Wings Saturday. Sedin soon after scored number 201, again into an empty net.

Alzheimer's Disease study: Early detection coming, maybe cure

Yet another new discovery in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease has been made, one to help with early detection. It joins other recent advancements that collectively promise to improve the lives of victims.

Rental car stereos infringe copyright, according to group

A music rights group says that car stereos in rental cars perform music to the public, and this is why rental companies that don't have a suitable license are breaching copyright.

Op-Ed: Perron traded to help Oilers lose games and win Connor McDavid

No NHL team wants to intentionally tank a season but...a first-overall draft pick is an attractive carrot. The Edmonton Oilers have found a way to make a bad season stay bad and set themselves up for landing that first pick.

Sweden protestors demand end to mosque arson attacks

Stockholm - More than a thousand protesters took to the streets in Sweden on Friday to urge an end to a spate of attacks against mosques, amid growing tensions over the rise of an anti-immigration party.

Members of French right-wing party spike VP's drink with laxative

Bordeaux - For some time, Marine Le Pen, leader of France's extreme right-wing party National Front (FN) has been trying to present a softer image that's more acceptable to the public. However, the recent antics of three party members have likely put that on hold.

Sweden hit by third mosque arson attack in a week

Stockholm - Swedish police launched a manhunt Thursday after the third arson attack against a mosque in a week, amid growing tensions over the rise of a far right anti-immigration movement.
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