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World's first cyborg

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:38am
Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to see color.
Categories: International News

Newly found asteroid to pass close to Earth on Sunday

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:36am
A newly discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to Earth on Sunday, NASA says.
Categories: International News

The week in 30 photos

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:49am
Categories: International News

Truce between Ukraine and rebels?

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:26am
As pro-Russian rebels advance on Ukraine, Diana Magnay reports on the possibility of a truce on the horizon.
Categories: International News

WHO: One suicide every 40 seconds

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:10am
Every 40 seconds someone in the world takes their own life, a global tally of more than 800,000 suicides a year, according to a landmark United Nations report on the subject.
Categories: International News

ISIS defector: Arab world not enough

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:07am
To the outside world, they're a force of ruthless yet mysterious insurgents bent on terrorizing civilians and expanding Islamist rule.
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French President's ex-girlfriend tells all in new book

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:53pm
Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.
Categories: International News

NATO summit: What to expect re: ISIS, Ukraine crisis

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:45pm
The world faces a "generational struggle" against the threat of Islamist extremism, and ISIS should be "squeezed out of existence," British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Crab's blood could save your life

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:55pm
During World War Two, soldiers learned to fear treatment as much as enemy bullets. Unsanitary conditions and equipment in field hospitals made open wounds a breeding ground for bacteria that killed thousands, particularly the fast-acting and barely detectable gram-negative strains that caused toxic shock syndrome, meningitis, and typhoid.
Categories: International News

Communist-era rebellious house art

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:48am
There's a children's book from 1977 called The Big Orange Splot. In it, all the houses on one block look the same. Until one day, when a pelican drops a bucket of orange paint on one roof. Instead of painting over it, and returning to the status quo, Mr. Plumbean decorates the roof—and then the facade, and then the yard—with wild, rainbow patterns. His neighbors think he's lost his mind. But one by one they see the beauty in individual expression, however weird and wacky it may look at first.
Categories: International News

Dutch investigators to issue initial report on MH17 crash

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:40am
Dutch investigators will issue a preliminary report Tuesday on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down in eastern Ukraine in July.
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Taliban suicide bombers target Afghanistan spy agency

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:39am
Taliban suicide bombers attacked Afghanistan's regional spy headquarters in Ghazni city early Thursday, leaving 21 people dead and more than 150 civilians wounded, a government official said.
Categories: International News

Tokyo outbreak of dengue fever

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:57am
As the World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the potential increase of dengue fever and other climate-sensitive illnesses, Japan saw an almost-seven decade streak of being dengue fever-free end.
Categories: International News

What is Al-Shabaab?

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:52am
U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday in Somalia against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said.
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Man escapes Ebola clinic in Liberia

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:50am
Crowds flee as healthcare workers forcibly return the man back to quarantine. CNN's MIchael Holmes reports.
Categories: International News

Oscar Pistorius murder verdict: How the judge will decide

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:31am
The prosecution and defense have made their cases, and now Judge Thokozile Masipa must decide: Did Oscar Pistorius intentionally kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp? Was it murder?
Categories: International News

Teen beats odds fighting aging disease

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:13am
A teenager with progeria reaches a big milestone. CBC News reports.
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Murder charge, bullying in military

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:50am
Like most South Korean mothers, Ahn Mi-ja was worried about her son's compulsory military service.
Categories: International News

India's girls are aborted, brides are wanted

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:47am
Sex-selective abortion has created a lack of women in parts of India. Traffickers capitalize on the shortage by kidnapping women to sell as brides. It's a cycle influenced by poverty but perpetuated by India's attitude toward women.
Categories: International News

Family sends message to ISIS

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:18pm
"I have a message for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi," read a spokesman for Steven Sotloff's family from a statement in Arabic. "Where is your mercy?"
Categories: International News
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