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World Health Organization hits back at vaccine deniers

The World Health Organization hit back on Wednesday against vaccine deniers who claim that immunization…

Astronauts to step out on spacewalk for repairs to the International Space Station

Two US astronauts are preparing to step out on a brief spacewalk Wednesday to install…

CA GOP hopeful seeks free tuition for science, math students in exchange for future earnings

California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math…

This is why your brain wants to swear

A recent study shows that children are adept at absorbing swearwords. That’s the power of…

Tech News

Facebook gets antitrust approval to buy maker of Oculus Rift virtual reality headset

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Social network giant Facebook Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy…

U.S. intelligence chief James Clapper clamps down on media access

James Clapper Bans Intelligence Community From Basically Any Interaction With Nearly Anyone With A Social…

Media

All the world’s a stage for Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

William Shakespeare’s plays are to be performed in mid-air as Britain celebrates the 450th anniversary…

Justin Bieber says sorry after visiting controversial war shrine in Tokyo

Justin Bieber said sorry and insisted he loved Japan and China after he stepped into…

U.S. News

Homeless Detroit man found locked in Port-A-Potty ‘home’ months after hypothermia death

A homeless man in the Detroit metropolitan area was found dead this week in a…

Judge approves Chelsea Manning name change request

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) – Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years…

Demon-obsessed Christian columnist: Monkeys have better morals than gay people

Christian Post blogger Michael Bresciani said monkeys have better morals than gay people as he…

WATCH: Rand Paul slagging Ronald Reagan, praising Jimmy Carter on the budget

David Corn at Mother Jones has located numerous videos in which potential Republican presidential candidate…

Kidnapper releases nine-year-old boy who annoyed him by endlessly singing off-key

On Tuesday, 9-year-old Willie Myrick claimed that he escaped from kidnappers who were holding him…

World

Syrian lawmaker becomes Assad’s first presidential challenger

A communist lawmaker has registered as the first challenger for the Syrian presidency in an upcoming election expected to return…

Russia threatens response if pro-Kremlin rebels attacked in Ukraine

Russia issued a blunt warning Wednesday it would respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine, as pro-Kremlin rebels in…

Venetians fight to save historical, ‘haunted’ Poveglia island from luxury developers

Andrea Barina, the owner of a no-frills restaurant on the Giudecca canal, serves up mouth-watering plates of seafood antipasti and…

Canadian woman’s letter arrives — after 45-year delay

A 45-year-old letter arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who received the correspondence from her younger sister decades…

Mexico arrests 110 people for posing as anti-cartel vigilantes

Mexican authorities have detained more than 110 people posing as vigilantes battling a drug cartel in the western state of…

Violent protest hits fabled Rio beach district after dancer is beaten to death

Violent protests broke out in Rio’s landmark beachfront district, Copacabana, on Tuesday following the death of a resident, an AFP…

Venezuelan government to resume negotiations with opposition on Thursday

A Venezuelan opposition coalition and President Nicolas Maduro’s government will meet for new talks aimed at ending more than two…

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