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Lost languages leave a mark on the brain

Washington - Babies adopted across international borders may not remember the language they heard in their first days, but the words leave a lasting mark on their minds, scientists said Monday.

Turkey's Erdogan planning to expand palace with residence

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to expand his already controversial new presidential palace with a 250-room residency building, Ankara's top architect was quoted as saying Thursday.

Comcast launches talking TV interface for the blind

Philadelphia - In the U.S., TV accessibility for those who are blind and visually impaired is far behind in advances, compared to other countries, such as the UK. Today, however, Comcast is taking the first step to an accessible future

Erdogan's grand palace: Costly folly or symbol of new Turkey?

Ankara - For critics, it is the latest excess of an authoritarian ruler, a folly comparable to the notorious Palace of the People of deposed Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.Even the Turkish deputy prime minister admits the costs ran a little high.

French reality TV star held on suspicion of stabbing boyfriend

Boulogne-billancourt - A French reality TV star whose trademark "hello? I mean hello?" expression earned her national derision and fame has been detained on suspicion of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest, police said Friday.

Murder plot charge against AC/DC drummer dropped

Wellington - A murder-for-hire case against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd collapsed on Friday when New Zealand prosecutors found there was insufficient evidence to proceed, just 24 hours after police filed the sensational charges.

Murder plot charge against AC/DC drummer dropped, his lawyer says

Wellington - A charge alleging that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was involved in a murder plot was dropped Friday after New Zealand authorities found there was insufficient evidence, his lawyer said.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd charged with murder plot in New Zealand

Wellington - The drummer with legendary rock band AC/DC, Phil Rudd, was accused Thursday of trying to hire a hitman to kill two men after police raided his luxury New Zealand home.

Erdogan unveils Turkey's controversial new presidential palace

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday unveiled a new presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara that has been denounced as an environmental blight and evidence of his autocratic tendencies.

Erdogan to unveil Turkey's controversial new presidential palace

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on Wednesday set to unveil his new presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara, denounced by ecologists as an environmental blight and by the opposition as new evidence of his autocratic tendencies.

People warned to not take 'bear selfies'

South Lake Tahoe - Officials that are in charge of maintaining the Taylor Creek Visitor Center in South Lake Tahoe has warned people to stop taking selfies with bears.

Sea Shepherd founder eyes return as new ship launched

Marina Del Rey - Conservation group Sea Shepherd launch a new ship named after award-winning actor Martin Sheen as its exiled founder said he hopes to return to the US next year.

Praise and damnation as Putin marks 'Herculean' birthday

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin marked his 62nd birthday roaming the Siberian wilderness on Tuesday, as supporters compared his takeover of Crimea to a Herculean labour and 100,000 marched in Chechnya in his honour.

Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in star-studded Venice bash

Venice - Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney and Lebanese-British lawyer Amal Alamuddin married in Venice on Saturday before partying the night away with their A-list friends in one of the most high-profile celebrity weddings in years.

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to daughter

New York - Chelsea Clinton announced Saturday that she had given birth to her first child, daughter Charlotte, thrilling first-time grandparents Bill and Hillary.

Li Na says tennis 'only chance' after father's death

Wuhan - China's Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her "only chance".

Berlusconi still haunts Italy's political scene thanks to Renzi

Rome - Silvio Berlusconi's political career was declared all but over earlier this year as legal woes and poor voting figures took their toll, but the media magnate continues to haunt Italy's corridors of power thanks to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Former Northern Irish leader Ian Paisley dies aged 88

Belfast - Former Northern Irish first minister Ian Paisley, the firebrand Protestant leader who struck a power-sharing deal with former foes Sinn Fein, died on Friday at the age of 88.

France's Hollande 'hurt' at ex's claim he hates the poor

Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday launched a fresh salvo against a scathing memoir written by his former partner, saying he had been particularly "hurt" by claims he secretly despises the poor.

Schumacher moved home from hospital for further care, family says

Geneva - Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital and will continue his treatment at home after a devastating ski accident in December, his family said Tuesday.

Joan Rivers, 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by family

New York - Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in New York. She was 81.

Hollande's day of disasters ends with new blow

Paris - Embattled French President Francois Hollande was hit by a triple whammy of political calamities on Thursday, with a tell-all book by his former lover, record unpopularity and the resignation of one of his ministers over his tax affairs.

France's ex-first lady attacked for 'outrageous' kiss-and-tell

Paris - After the bombshell, the backlash. France's former first lady on Thursday found herself facing a maelstrom of criticism for her kiss-and-tell memoirs about her tumultuous relationship with President Francois Hollande.

Joan Rivers, queen of U.S. 'comediennes,' dies aged 81

New York - Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in hospital in New York on Thursday. She was 81.

French right-wing weekly sparks storm for attack on Muslim minister

Paris - A far-right weekly has sparked a firestorm of controversy by describing France's new education minister as a "Moroccan Muslim" and calling the appointment of the 36-year-old rising star a "provocation".

Turkish President Erdogan plans 'palace swap' with new PM

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he wants to move out of the presidential palace used by the head of state for over 90 years to a brand new building originally intended for the prime minister, reports said Wednesday.

Irish ex-premier Reynolds, peace negotiator, dies at 81

Dublin - Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, a central figure in the Northern Ireland peace process who helped broker the 1994 IRA ceasefire, has died aged 81.

Former Ireland prime minister Reynolds dies aged 81

Dublin - Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, a central figure in the Northern Ireland peace process who helped broker the 1994 IRA ceasefire, has died aged 81, Irish broadcaster RTE reported Thursday.

Guru who sparked global yoga craze dies aged 95

New Delhi - BKS Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru credited with helping to fuel a global explosion in the popularity of the ancient spiritual practice, died on Wednesday aged 95, his website said.

Police complain to BBC over Cliff Richard search

London - South Yorkshire Police complained to the BBC over the broadcaster's coverage of the search carried out at pop star Cliff Richard's home on Thursday.
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